You Want it Darker

Leonard Cohen and Parshat Vayera

Sitting in his hotel room in New York on the morning of 16th November 2016, Rabbi Sacks suddenly had a thought about a connection between the late Leonard Cohen’s song “You Want It Darker”, the current state of the world and this week’s parsha of Vayera. So he took out his phone to record his ideas…

Here is a rather different kind of parsha shiur.

The lyrics to “You Want It Darker” can be found here