“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

Perspectives

A Friend in Faith and Football

  Eleven-and-a-half years ago, I received a delightful invitation Dr George Carey had just been elected Archbishop of Canterbury, I had just been chosen to be the next Chief Rabbi, and neither of us had yet taken up office Someone discovered — how, I’m not sure — that we were both passionate Arsenal supporters Would we like, he asked, our first ecumenical gathering to take place in... Read more

Watch Rabbi Sacks explain Cultural Climate Change

On 13th July 2017, Rabbi Sacks delivered a keynote address at The Chautauqua Institution in New York state. In his … Read more

A Free Society is a Moral Achievement

On 15 June 2016 at a ceremony in Washington DC, Rabbi Sacks was awarded one of The Bradley Prizes by … Read more

Covenant & Conversation

To Lead is to Listen (Eikev 5781)

“If only you would listen to these laws…” (Deut. 7:12). These words with which our parsha begins contain a verb … Read more

The Fewest of All Peoples (Va’etchanan 5781)

Buried inconspicuously in this week’s parsha is a short sentence with explosive potential, causing us to think again about both … Read more

Family Edition

C&C Family Edition: The Politics of Memory (Eikev 5779)

Eikev: The Politics of Memory Covenant & Conversation: Family Edition is a new and exciting initiative from The Office of … Read more

  • Video Highlights

    "The Greatness of Being Jewish" - Watch Rabbi Sacks' remarks at the 2017 Olami Summit

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    Why I am a Jew

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    Morality: Restoring the Common Good in Divided Times

Quotes

'The best way of breaking down barriers between people or communities is through simple, unforced acts of kindness. One act can undo years of estrangement.""

The Home We Build Together, p.132

Why I am a Jew

Why I am a Jew

“The deepest question any of us can ask is: Who am I? To answer it we have to go deeper … Read more

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