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

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

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

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks


God's Hidden Call - A Thought for Purim

  Chazal, our Sages, asked a strange question in the Gemara of Chullin (39b): Esther min haTorah minayin “Where do we find a hint in the Torah to the book of Esther”, the last book of Tanach to be canonised The Gemara answers with the words, v’anochi haster astir panai, “I will hide my face on that day” Hashem’s most fearful warning had always been that there would come a time... Read more

Download a PDF version of Letters to the Next Generation: Prizmah Edition

Young Jews today are asking some very difficult questions about religion in general and Judaism in particular. Does faith make … Read more

Things Judaism Has Taught Me About Life

  Wisdom is free, yet it is also the most expensive thing there is, for we tend acquire it through … Read more

Covenant & Conversation

Destructive and Self-Destructive (Tzav 5779)

This sedra, speaking about sacrifices, prohibits the eating of blood: Wherever you live, you must not eat the blood of … Read more

The Pursuit of Meaning (Vayikra 5779)

The American Declaration of Independence speaks of the inalienable rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Recently, following … Read more

Family Edition

C&C Family Edition: The Pursuit of Meaning (Vayikra 5779)

VAYIKRA: ON JEWISH CHARACTER Covenant & Conversation: Family Edition is a new and exciting initiative from The Office of Rabbi … Read more

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    The Mutating Virus: Understanding Antisemitism

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    "Cultural Climate Change" - Rabbi Sacks at The Chautauqua Institution

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    Rabbi Sacks on 'The Great Partnership'


We achieve greatness by handing our values onto the next generation and empowering them to go and build the future.

Rabbi Sacks @ TED

“We can face any future without fear so long as we know that we won’t face it alone.”

On 24th April 2017, Rabbi Sacks spoke at TED2017 in Vancouver, Canada. The theme of the talk was “The Future … Read more

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