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Here is an extract from my Covenant & Conversation essay on #Tzav called "Destructive and Self-Destructive". You can read it in full here: https://bit.ly/2OgO2ke & download the accompanying Family Edition here: https://bit.ly/2HGyoOX. #ShabbatShalom W...
On #Purim, as with every day, we must always ask ourselves, what does #God want of me in this place, at this time? Because there is always something God wants of us, and we don’t have to be anyone special to have a sacred task. We can just be a #Jewish...
Chazal, our Sages, asked a strange question in the Gemara of Chullin (39b): Esther min haTorah minayin? “Where do we find a hint in the Torah to the book of Esther?”, the last book of Tanach to be canonised. The Gemara answers with the words, v’anochi ...
Destructive & Self-Destructive (Tzav 5779) Click on the link below to read Rabbi Sacks' Covenant & Conversation essay for this week's parsha of Tzav: "This is not just one prohibition among others. This ban is fundamental to the Torah..." #ShabbatShal...
It's Purim week - the perfect time for a (remarkably similar) conversation (as last year) with comedian Ashley Blaker... Purim Sameach! :-)
If you attended the #Prizmah2019 Conference last week (or even if you didn't but are still interested!), the special Prizmah-CJDS edition of my 'Letters to the Next Generation' booklet is now available to download from our website here: http://rabbisac...
‪My thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by the tragic attack in Christchurch, NZ. People of all faith and of none must stand together, against those who seek to inflict terror, and in defence of humanity, the sanctity of life, religious fr...
Here is an extract thread from my Covenant & Conversation essay on #Vayikra called "The Pursuit of Meaning". You can read it in full here: https://bit.ly/2HD0nxM & download the accompanying Family Edition here: https://bit.ly/2UABkiF. #ShabbatShalom W...
Pick up your free copies of my Prizmah:CJDS edition of ‘Letters to the Next Generation’ on the breakfast tables this morning at #Prizmah2019! Perfect reading for the journey home. Have a great day! #DareToRead #DareToDream
To everyone attending the Prizmah:CJDS Conference, where the theme is DARE TO DREAM, please be sure to visit my team who have an area at the foot of the escalators on the Marquis Level. There you can pick up free copies of this week's Covenant & Conver...
If you are attending the Prizmah:CJDS Conference next week in Atlanta, please take a moment to visit my team (Joanna Benarroch, Dan Sacker and Daniel Rose) and learn about our work and the free resources we can offer your schools. There are two ways yo...
Here is an extract from my Covenant & Conversation essay on #Pekudei called "On Jewish Character". You can read it in full here: https://bit.ly/2HjPr8u & download the accompanying Family Edition here: https://bit.ly/2IT50WL. #ShabbatShalom There is a ...
Chodesh tov! As we enter Adar Sheini and we begin to turn our attention towards Purim, here is a short article called "God's Hidden Call" which you may find of interest... http://rabbisacks.org/gods-hidden-call/ Mishenichnas Adar Marbim B’Simcha.
Read Rabbi Sacks' Covenant & Conversation essay for this week's parsha of Pekudei: "Jews may not always make the right choices in what they give to, but they give." #ShabbatShalom https://mailchi.mp/rabbisacks/pekudei-5779-244081
We are doing some research and need your help… If you're a #Jewish parent or work with young Jewish children, teenagers or students, what are the BIG QUESTIONS they are asking you about #Judaism, #life or #faith etc…? Thank you for your help and questi...
Kol hakavod to Chief Rabbi Mirvis and all those involved in Shabbat UK this #Shabbat. #ShabbatShalom
As we approach Shabbat - and Shabbat UK here in the UK - below is a piece I wrote for Prospect Magazine in 2013 as part of their "If I ruled the world" series in which I talked about the value of the Sabbath. *** If I ruled the world I would resign i...
Here is an extract from my Covenant & Conversation essay on #Vayakhel called "The Beauty of Holiness or the Holiness of Beauty". You can read it in full here: https://bit.ly/2Ej8bBS & download the accompanying Family Edition here: https://bit.ly/2Emjjx...
The Beauty of Holiness or the Holiness of Beauty (Vayakhel 5779) #ShabbatShalom https://mailchi.mp/rabbisacks/vayakhel-5779-244077 "Judaism is a culture of the ear, not the eye. As a religion of the invisible God, it attaches sanctity to words heard, ...
Here is an extract from my Covenant & Conversation essay on #KiTissa called "A Stiff-Necked People". You can read it in full here: https://bit.ly/2tynS36 & download the accompanying Family Edition here: https://bit.ly/2T6WtUd. #ShabbatShalom At times,...