Teaching Resources

Whether you work in formal or informal education, or if you just want to continue your own self-education, this section was created to help you discover a series of topical outlines that include extensive compilations of videos, quotes, sources and lesson plans based on the teachings and writings of Rabbi Sacks.

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Chosen People

Explore our teaching resources to consider the concept of “chosenness” and what it means to be a “Chosen People” according to Rabbi Sacks.

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Israel: Home of Hope

Discover a new animated video, and an accompanying resource, to bring to students, created for the 75th anniversary of Israel. Listen to the tracks here.  

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Yahrzeit for Rabbi Sacks

The Community in Conversation event is a global day of learning, arranged annually in honour of Rabbi Sacks with events hosted all around the world.

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Universal vs. Particular

Discover video resources and texts to explore the themes of Universalism and Particularism in Jewish thought, and Rabbi Sacks’ ideology.

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Science and Religion

This unit contains many resources to explore the “The Great Partnership” – where science and religion peacefully coexist.

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Jewish Identity

Find resources and texts which explore the question of “Why Be Jewish?”, and the importance of understanding and embracing our Jewish identity.

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Discover our full resources and texts which explore the role of the value of Community in Jewish thought and Rabbi Sacks’ teachings.

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Explore video resources and texts on Rabbi Sacks’ approach to Tefillah, as well as further quotes, ideas, and contemporary sources.

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Use these resources and texts which explore Rabbi Sacks’ approach to Diversity, which he terms The Dignity of Difference.

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Find resources and texts which explore the role, and value of, Leadership in Jewish thought, and from Rabbi Sacks’ perspective.

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Explore videos, texts, and other resources about the day of Shabbat, from the thought of Rabbi Sacks, with additional Jewish sources included.

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Delve into videos, texts, and further resources to understand the root and core issues with Antisemitism, as explained by Rabbi Sacks.

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In this unit you can find many sources, videos, and texts which explore the Jewish value of Family in the thought of Rabbi Sacks, and his contemporaries.

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Quotes, ideas, and key points about social activism and the Jewish perspective on taking responsibility, as taught by Rabbi Sacks.

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Interfaith Dialogue

Discuss approaches to interfaith dialogue, through the thought of Rabbi Sacks, as well as the benefits of learning about other faiths.

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Find resources and texts which explore environmental ethics found within Jewish thought, and from Rabbi Sacks’ perspective.

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A series of different Shavuot and Tikkun Leil Shavuot resources developed for young students and adults respectively.

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Discover video resources, short quotes, texts, and contemporary sources on the theme of Israel, examined through the thought of Rabbi Sacks.