“Can we see the trace of God in the face of a stranger?”

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

“Can we see the trace of God in the face of a stranger?”

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Perspectives

The Corrosive Power of Hate (Thought for the Day)

I’ve been doing Thought for the Day for thirty years but I never thought that in 2018 I would still have to speak about antisemitism I was part of that generation, born after the Holocaust, who believed the nations of the world when they said: Never again But this week, there was an unprecedented debate about antisemitism in Parliament Several MPs spoke emotionally about the abuse... Read more

Ways of Counting Time: The Omer Controversy

Rabbi Sacks delivered a shiur to over 500 yeshiva and seminary students in Jerusalem on Wednesday 18th May 2016. The … Read more

Ten Paths to God: A curriculum based on the teachings of Rabbi Sacks

Welcome to ‘Ten Paths to God’, a new 10-unit curriculum on Judaism and Jewish identity based on traditional sources and the teachings of … Read more

Covenant & Conversation

In the Diary (Emor 5778)

Time management is more than management and larger than time. It is about life itself. God gives us one thing … Read more

Love Is Not Enough (Acharei-Mot Kedoshim 5778)

The opening chapter of Kedoshim contains two of the most powerful of all commands: to love your neighbour and to … Read more

The Power of Praise (Tazria-Metzora 5778)

From time to time couples come to see me before their wedding. Sometimes they ask me whether I have any … Read more

  • Israel 70: The Everlasting Symbol

  • 'The Politics of Hope'

  • Not Your Parents' Crisis: A Conversation between Rabbi Sacks and Prof Jonathan Haidt

Books

Videos

Israel 70: The Everlasting Symbol

As we approach Yom Ha’Atzmaut and the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the State of Israel, this video is … Read more

Quote of the day

Wars are won by weapons but it takes ideas to win a peace.
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