Education Sustains the World

“About a year ago I received an invitation to lunch with the Prime Minister… At the same time I received an invitation to take part in the opening ceremony of a new Jewish school in London. Both events were on the same day, at roughly the same time. I could not attend both. Which took precedence?… Governments sustain society, but education sustains the world. On that occasion I regretfully declined the Prime Minister’s invitation and opened the school.”

Will we have Jewish Grandchildren?, p. 47