Global Day of Learning in Schools 2023

An annual day of learning in memory of Rabbi Sacks, marking his yahrzeit and uniting schools all around the world in a shared goal.

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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks was one of the greatest Jewish thinkers of our generation. He was a teacher of Torah, a moral voice, and a leader of leaders, and left behind words and teachings that will be his everlasting legacy.

To mark Rabbi Sacks’ third yahrzeit, schools all around the world will join together to commemorate and celebrate his life, his Torah, and the impact he made.

In light of the current situation, we are dedicating this year’s programme to Israel, the country described by Rabbi Sacks as "the home of hope". In addition to brand new learning resources, we are also encouraging the use of our learning resources on Israel, and teaching resources on Israel.

To join this global initiative and receive the educational resources directly, please sign up here.

If you have any questions or require any assistance in planning an event in your school, please contact Louise at [email protected].

Register to be part of this inspirational global initiative:

May the soul of Rabbi Sacks be elevated in merit of the learning we will do in his memory.

Educator's Companion Guides

Google Slides:

We invite you to copy these Google Slides and use them in the classroom.

“To defend a country you need an army. But to defend a civilisation you need schools. You need education as the conversation between the generations.”
– Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks zt"l

Elementary School

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For students aged 8 - 11

Middle School

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For students aged 11 - 14

High School

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For students aged 14 - 18

Additional Resources: Israel

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School Contest:

To encourage students to bring to life Rabbi Sacks’ ideas about how to create a thriving society, The Rabbi Sacks Legacy is also holding a contest for students, challenging them to translate the knowledge they've gained through these resources into real-world action.

Each student winner will get a copy of “A Letter in the Scroll”, and their school will receive a copy of Covenant & Conversation Family Edition. Winning submissions may be posted on The Rabbi Sacks Legacy website.

Submissions are due by November 13, 2023 and should be uploaded to

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