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To Lead is to Serve (Shoftim 5778)

  Our parsha talks about monarchy: “When you enter the land that the Lord your God is giving you, and have taken possession of it and settled in it, and you say, “I will set a king over me, like all the surrounding nations,” set over you a king whom the Lord your God chooses” (Deut 17:14-15) So it should be relatively easy to answer the question: From a Jewish perspective, is... Read more

On Not Being a Victim (Re’eh 5778)

Making a series of programmes for the BBC on morality in the twenty-first century, I felt I had to travel … Read more

Listen, Really Listen (Eikev 5778)

Some 20 or so years ago, with the help from the Ashdown Foundation, I initiated a conference at the Hebrew … Read more