“The battle for freedom is never finally won but must be fought in every generation.”

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

“The battle for freedom is never finally won but must be fought in every generation.”

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

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Watch Rabbi Sacks' new whiteboard animation

Yom HaShoah - the day in the Jewish calendar set aside for Holocaust remembrance - takes place on 27th Nisan which this year corresponds to the evening of Sunday 23rd and Monday 24th April 2017 But how has antisemitism mutated over time And why does its return today present a danger not just for Jews, but for all who care about our common humanity Please watch and share my new whiteboard... Read more
TED2016 - Dream, February 15-19, 2016, Vancouver Convention Center, Vancouver, Canada. Photo: Bret Hartman / TED

Rabbi Sacks to deliver TED Talk at TED2017

On 9th March 2017, it was announced that Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks will be one of the speakers at the … Read more

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Finding a Moral Compass in Challenging Times

On 21st March 2017, prominent New York Times columnist David Brooks and Rabbi Sacks held a public conversation at 92nd St … Read more

Covenant & Conversation

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Is there such a thing as Lashon Tov? (Tazria-Metsora 5777)

The Sages understood tsara’at, the theme of this week’s parsha, not as an illness but as a miraculous public exposure of … Read more

Jewish custom to look at the candlelight reflected on the fingernails. Faint wispy smoke and black background.

The Light We Make (Shemini 5777)

The great moment has come. For seven days – beginning on the 23rd Adar – Moses had consecrated Aaron and … Read more

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Why Civilisations Die (Tzav 5777)

In her recent “The Watchman’s Rattle”, subtitled ‘Thinking our way out of extinction’, Rebecca Costa delivers a fascinating account of … Read more

  • Why I am a Jew

  • Rabbi Sacks on the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign

  • Erasmus Lecture: On Creative Minorities

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Finding a Moral Compass in Challenging Times

On 21st March 2017, prominent New York Times columnist David Brooks and Rabbi Sacks held a public conversation at 92nd St … Read more

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