On Wednesday 13th April, Rabbi Sacks took part in a public conversation with David Miliband, CEO and President of the International Rescue Committee and former British Foreign Secretary. Their discussion was entitled “Healing a Fractured World: Instability, Refugees and our Responsibility” and was moderated by Rebecca Blumenstein, Deputy Editor-in-Chief, The Wall Street Journal. It was hosted by New York University’s Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life and was part of the Selma Ruben Distinguished lecture series.
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