To mark the launch of English and Hebrew editions of ‘Not in God’s Name: Confronting Religious Violence’ in Israel, Rabbi Sacks engaged in a public conversation with Daniel Taub, the former Israeli Ambassador to the UK. The conversation was hosted by Koren Publishers and took place on Monday 16th May 2016 in The Great Synagogue in Jerusalem.
Below is a video of Rabbi Sacks’ pre-Selichot address, delivered in Hampstead Synagogue in London on 21st September 2019. Film … Read more
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