Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks discusses his latest book “Morality”. He traces today’s crisis to our loss of a strong, shared moral code and our elevation of self-interest over the common good, and challenges us to develop a more inspiring global vision. Jonathan Sacks is a philosopher, award-winning author of over thirty books, and respected international faith leader. He was the recipient of the 2016 Templeton Prize and served as Chief Rabbi of the UK and Commonwealth from 1991 to 2013. Moderated by Tim Chatwin.
Below is the transcript of Rabbi Sacks’ Thought for the Day broadcast on BBC Radio 4, delivered as part of … 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