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Here is something I recorded a couple of years ago about the powerful connection between Leonard Cohen's song "You Want It Darker" and this week's parsha of Vayera. Re-posting here in case you are interested.
This week's Covenant & Conversation: Family Edition for parsha #Vayera on "God and Strangers" is now available to read online or download as a PDF here: http://rabbisacks.org/cc-family-edition-god-strangers-vayera-5779/.
We would love to know more about how people are using (or have used) the "Ten Path to God" curriculum material. Please take a few minutes to complete the following survey: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/tenpaths. Thank you so much!
Here is the transcript from my earlier Thought for the Day on BBC Radio 4: This is National Hate Crime Awareness Week, and figures released by the Home Office show how serious the problem is. There’s been a forty percent increase in a single year of h...
I will be on BBC Radio 4 Today at around 07.45 to give the Thought for the Day. Transcript and audio to follow. Hope you can tune in!
Rabbi Sacks updated their cover photo.
Four Dimensions of the Journey (Lech Lecha 5779) 🌄 -
I will be on BBC Radio 4 Today to deliver Thought for the Day at around 07.45 tomorrow. Transcript and audio to follow.
"Four Dimensions of the Journey" (Lech Lecha 5779) 🌄 "To be a Jew is to be willing to hear the still, small voice of eternity urging us to travel, move, go on ahead, continuing Abraham’s journey toward that unknown destination at the far horizon of h...
This week's Covenant & Conversation: Family Edition for #LechLecha is now online: http://rabbisacks.org/cc-family-lech-lecha-5779/. Great #parsha material to use in schools and/or around the #Shabbat table for older children and teenagers. Get it in yo...
I hope you are enjoying the new Covenant & Conversation: Family Edition. If you are 18 or younger, please send in questions / insights about the Family Edition's content to CCFamilyEdition@RabbiSacks.org. The best two submissions will be sent an inscri...
Rabbi Sacks shared King's College London's post.
If you're looking for some educational material to engage and enhance discussion about the #parsha #Noach with your older children / teenagers around your Shabbat table, why not print off my new #Covenant & #Conversation #Family Edition? https://bit.ly...
Here is a short extract from my Covenant & Conversation essay on #Noach which you can read in full here: https://bit.ly/2IOtnl6 (Also, remember to download the new accompanying Family Edition here: https://bit.ly/2OL6mEV). #ShabbatShalom What we see i...
Read this week's C&C on the Torah portion entitled "A Drama in Four Acts" (Noach 5779) Remember to also click on the button for the Family Edition C&C for Noach, with questions for discussion with your family, and bitesize ideas from Rabbi Sacks! #Sha...
Below is "The Core Idea" section from this week's Covenant & Conversation: Family Edition for #Noach. To read the full Family Edition online or download it as a PDF, please visit http://rabbisacks.org/cc-family-noach-5779/. (Some people have asked whe...
Thanks to our wonderful partners at Koren Publishers Jerusalem, each month we are giving away a copy of the Weekday Aviv Siddur to two lucky individuals based on their insights on the C&C Family Edition. Details below! Email CCFamilyEdition@RabbiSacks....
If you want to learn more about Covenant & Conversation: Family Edition, our new educational resource for learning about #Judaism, #Torah and the weekly #parsha, please visit www.RabbiSacks.org/CCFamilyEdition. The edition for #Noach is now online here...
Shavua tov! There has never been a better time to look at 929, a wonderful and inspiring project which I am honoured to be the international president of. Please take a look at the website and the varied teachings it includes.
"Creation begins with the creative word, the idea, the vision, the dream. Language – and with it the ability to remember a distant past and conceptualise a distant future – lies at the heart of our uniqueness as the image of God. Just as God makes the ...