The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) held an event at the National Press Club on April 11, 2016 on countering religious hatred in Europe. The event featured a keynote address by Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, a panel of European civil society leaders on the situation on the ground, their work, and best practices from their experiences, and remarks by USCIRF Commissioners. Footage courtesy of USCIRF.
Covenant & Conversation
On 24th April 2017, Rabbi Sacks delivered his first TED Talk at the main TED Conference in Vancouver. You can … Read more
The keys to understanding American anti-Semitism — and fighting back (published by the Jewish Telegraphic Agency)The last two festivals to be added to the Jewish calendar prior to modern times — Purim and Hanukkah — are both about anti-Semitism There is one obvious difference between them: Haman, of the Purim story, wanted to kill Jews Antiochus, of the Hanukkah story, wanted to kill Judaism It was the difference between Nazi Germany and Soviet Communism But there is another difference that has... Read more
Studies in Spirituality is the most recent volume in Rabbi Sacks’ Covenant & Conversation essays on the weekly Torah portion. … Read more