“True greatness is showing respect to the people other people don't notice. The people who show respect win respect.”

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

“True greatness is showing respect to the people other people don't notice. The people who show respect win respect.”

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Perspectives

Unit 4 on 'The Way of Mitzvot: Responding to God' is now available to download!

Welcome to 'Ten Paths to God', a new 10-unit curriculum on Judaism and Jewish identity based on traditional sources and the teachings of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks This curriculum has been developed as a free resource that can be adapted and used by anyone involved in formal or informal Jewish education – in middle or high schools, for youth movements, on campuses, or as part of outreach... Read more

The Ten Utterances

What the Israelites heard at Sinai has become known as the “Ten Commandments.”  But this description raises obvious problems. First, … 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

Covenant & Conversation

The Two Journeys (Bamidbar 5778)

The books of Shemot and Bamidbar have some striking similarities. They are both about journeys. They both portray the Israelites … Read more

In Search of the Why (Bechukotai 5778)

The most often quoted of all Nietzsche’s remarks – indeed one of the most quoted sentences of all in recent … Read more

We Are What We Do Not Own (Behar-Bechukotai 5778)

The late Maurice and Vivienne Wohl were one of the most remarkable couples I ever met. They were a study … 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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