The following conversation between Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, the 2016 Templeton Prize Laureate, and Prof. Miroslav Volf, the Henry B. Wright Professor of Systematic Theology at Yale University Divinity School, was recorded on April 4, 2016 at the Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life at New York University. The subject of their conversation was religion’s place in a religiously violent world.
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