“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

'Cultural Climate Change': What is it and why does it matter?

On 13th July 2017, Rabbi Sacks delivered a keynote address at The Chautauqua Institution in New York state In his speech he spoke about a concept he calls "cultural climate change" and the impact this has had on "three master narratives of the West": (1) the secularisation thesis; (2) the Westernisation thesis; and (3) the accommodation thesis “We are going through one of the most... Read more

Facing the future without fear, together. Watch Rabbi Sacks' TED Talk

On 24th April 2017, Rabbi Sacks delivered his first TED Talk at the main TED Conference in Vancouver. You can … Read more

Values: What should 'The West' stand for?

On Monday 26th June, Rabbi Sacks participated on a panel discussion entitled “Values: What should ‘The West’ stand for?”. This … Read more

Covenant & Conversation

The Prophetic Voice (Matot-Masei 5777)

During the three weeks between 17 Tammuz and Tisha b’Av, as we recall the destruction of the Temples, we read … Read more

Influence and Power (Pinchas 5777)

Knowing that he is about to die, Moses turns to God and asks him to appoint a successor: Moses said … Read more

A People That Dwells Alone (Balak 5777)

One of the most profound and influential comments ever made about Jewish destiny was made by the pagan prophet Bilaam … Read more

  • Children at Risk

  • Post-Truth and the Erosion of Trust

  • The Challenge of Cultural Climate Change

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Videos

The Centenary of the Balfour Declaration (House of Lords)

On 5th July 2017, Rabbi Lord Sacks participated in a House of Lords debate on the centenary of the Balfour … Read more

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