Rabbi Sacks on Antisemitism

Browse a selection of Rabbi Sacks’ articles, broadcasts, and videos addressing the issue of antisemitism. We hope these will serve as valuable tools in your efforts to combat the world’s oldest hatred.

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Antisemitism Teaching Resources

A robust collection of resources and texts for educators who wish to teach ideas shared by Rabbi Sacks on the issue of antisemitism.

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The Mutation of Antisemitism

A whiteboard animated video in which Rabbi Sacks describes antisemitism as a virus which persists and mutates over time.

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Understanding Antisemitism

Watch this impactful keynote address, delivered by Rabbi Sacks to the European Parliament on the mutating virus of antisemitism.

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Voices on Antisemitism

In 2014 Rabbi Sacks appeared on a podcast for The US Holocaust Museum and spoke about the ways in which antisemitism has mutated over time.

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The Connection Between Judaism and Israel

A whiteboard animated video in which explains the everlasting links between the land of Israel and the Jewish People.

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The World’s Oldest Hatred

A short video where Rabbi Sacks succinctly lays out the historical evolution of antisemitism.

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What is Antisemitism?

Read an extract from Rabbi Sacks' bestseller, Not in God's Name: Confronting Religious Violence.

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Rabbi Sacks on BDS

An animated video which discusses the boycott, divestment, and sanctions campaign against Israel.

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The New Antisemitism

Read a chapter from Future Tense entitled, The New Antisemitism: What is it, and how do we deal with it?

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Antisemitism Matters

In this BBC radio "Thought for the Day", Rabbi Sacks stated that antisemitism matters because it’s an assault on humanity.

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Anti-Zionism is the New Antisemitism

In this Newsweek article published in 2016, Rabbi Sacks elaborated on the way anti-Zionism masks a deeper antisemitism.

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Debate in the House of Lords

In 2018, Rabbi Lord Sacks spoke in a House of Lords debate on antisemitism in Britain, and when hatred becomes dangerous.


The Birth of the World's Oldest Hate

This Covenant & Conversation piece takes a look at the origins of antisemitism.

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American Antisemitism

The keys to understanding American antisemitism and fighting back, published by the Jewish Telegraphic Agency.

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Europe's New Antisemitism

This Wall Street Journal piece outlines Europe's alarming increase in antisemitism.