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Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks

Mr. Berry, Meet Rabbi Sacks

Alison Cayne | Posted 09.24.2013 | Religion
Alison Cayne

What prepares children for citizenship, adulthood, social responsibility, and the ability to connect meaningfully with other people? And for those of us without children: What prepares us for those things?

Why Holocaust Memorial Day Should Never Have Happened

Rabbi Yitzchak Schochet | Posted 03.29.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Yitzchak Schochet

The establishment of another Holocaust Memorial Day in the U.K. has essentially enabled others with whatever agendas to dance on the graves of my family along with another 6 million and countless others besides.

WATCH: My Conversation With The Chief

Yoram Hazony | Posted 01.12.2013 | Religion
Yoram Hazony

In Britain, you meet quite a few Jews who refer to Rabbi Jonathan Sacks simply as "the Chief." It's a bit odd that people speak about him in this way. Yet the title sticks, and I suspect that Jonathan Sacks will remain "the Chief" even after his retirement from his position next year.

Religion, Morality And The Financial Industry: An Interview With Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 12.25.2011 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

"We are caught in the perennial tension between the drive to good, and instinct to self-preservation that sees everyone as a means to our ends."

Democratized Holiness: Yom Kippur And Moral Responsibility

Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks | Posted 12.06.2011 | Religion
Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks

If the history of the Day of Atonement has anything to say to us now it is: never relieve individuals of moral responsibility. The more we have, the more we grow.

Passover Tells Us: Teach Your Children Well

Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks | Posted 06.17.2011 | Religion
Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks

The message of Passover remains as powerful as ever. Freedom is won not on the battlefield but in the classroom and the home.

Can We Ever Admit Failure?

David Suissa | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Suissa

Israel should fess up that it doesn't have the power to turn enemies into peacemakers. If such honesty spares us the pathetic spectacle of grown men pretending to make peace, that alone would be a miracle.

Religion in the United States and England, as Influential English Rabbi Sacks Claims to See It

David Finkle | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Finkle

In Rabbi Sacks's estimation, much of what he sees in the United States as religious practice is far superior to what's happening in England.