Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks (Page 2)

A nail of faith: The first time I built a Sukkah

A nail of faith: The first time I built a Sukkah

Here is what happened the first time I put up a sukkah., 22/09/2018 19:56
Bechukotai: In search of the "Why"

Bechukotai: In search of the "Why"

The infinite spaces are not silent. Beneath and beyond them is the still, small voice of God, and it is this that gives meaning to history and to our individual lives., 11/05/2018 08:50
Love is not enough

Love is not enough

Clear rules create and sustain a social order. That is where real love – not the sentimental, self-deceiving substitute – belongs. , 24/04/2018 21:27
The power of empathy

The power of empathy

LIFE-CHANGING IDEA #18: If you seek to change anyone’s behaviour, you have to enter into their mindset, and then say word or do the deed that speaks to their emotions, not yours., 12/02/2018 12:50
The bond of loyalty and love

The bond of loyalty and love

If you find yourself in a situation of conflict that threatens to break something apart, framing a covenant will help keep people together. There are certain things we can do together that none of us can do alone., 01/02/2018 08:29
The longer, shorter road

The longer, shorter road

The life-changing idea symbolised by the route God led the Israelites on when they left Egypt is that there are no fast tracks., 25/01/2018 07:25
The politics of hope

The politics of hope

Life should not be a zero-sum game., 16/01/2018 08:05
Freewill: Use it or lose It

Freewill: Use it or lose It

Vaera 5778: Freedom is a muscle that needs to be exercised: use it or lose it. That is a life-transforming idea., 11/01/2018 07:26
God loves those who argue

God loves those who argue

LIFE-CHANGING IDEA #13 When you learn to listen to views different from your own, realising that they are not threatening but enlarging, then you have discovered the life-changing idea of argument for the sake of heaven., 03/01/2018 23:03
Five ideas for life

Five ideas for life

Here are some of the ideas worth thinking about as we begin our journey into a new calendar year., 31/12/2017 16:26
What it takes to forgive

What it takes to forgive

LIFE-CHANGING IDEA #12: Judaism allows us to inhabit a culture of grace and hope. If we work hard enough on ourselves, we can be forgiven., 28/12/2017 07:15
The world our children will inherit tomorrow

The world our children will inherit tomorrow

The world our children will inherit tomorrow is born in the schools we build today., 11/12/2017 07:37
Improbable endings and the defeat of despair

Improbable endings and the defeat of despair

Life changing ideas in the parsha series., 07/12/2017 07:54
The struggle of faith

The struggle of faith

There are Mozarts and there are Beethovens. Which are you?, 30/11/2017 08:19
Out of  the depths

Out of the depths

Pain can be turned into strength, as Jacob was able to do. Life changing ideas in the Parsha series., 24/11/2017 13:12
Why Isaac, not Ishmael? Why Jacob, not Esau?

Why Isaac, not Ishmael? Why Jacob, not Esau?

Why Isaac, not Ishmael? Why Jacob, not Esau? These are among the most searing questions in the whole of Judaism., 18/11/2017 22:29
The world's oldest man

The world's oldest man

, 12/11/2017 22:58
Judaism's life-changing ideas

Judaism's life-changing ideas

Judaism was and remains a dazzlingly original way of thinking about life., 10/10/2017 15:21
The most personal of festivals

The most personal of festivals

A thought for Yom Kippur from the Koren Sacks mahzor., 29/09/2017 13:22
Confusing Satan / Understanding Prayer

Confusing Satan / Understanding Prayer

The new year is upon us. Take the time to see the short videos on prayer found below and the shiur on the shofar, Confusing Satan., 19/09/2017 08:12
Covenant & Conversation: Ki Tavo

Covenant & Conversation: Ki Tavo

The Jews chose G-d., 06/09/2017 23:15
Two kinds of hate

Two kinds of hate

Covenant & Conversation for Ki Tetsei., 31/08/2017 09:48
Torah and the consent of the governed

Torah and the consent of the governed

What makes the politics of social contract distinctive is its insistence that government is the free choice of a free nation. The Torah is the blueprint of that society., 28/08/2017 09:23
Cultural climate change

Cultural climate change

"We are going through one of the most profound revolutions in all of human history … and I sum it up with a single phrase: cultural climate change,” Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks says., 21/08/2017 16:35
Video: Lessons in leadership

Video: Lessons in leadership

One of the world's leading thinkers talks about leadership., 16/08/2017 06:40
What Jerusalem means to me

What Jerusalem means to me

Rabbi Sacks taks about his Jerusalem., 23/05/2017 23:33
Rambam's Guide for the Perplexed on the Seder Night

Rambam's Guide for the Perplexed on the Seder Night

A new video by Rabbi Sacks to help make the Seder Night more meaningful., 04/04/2017 21:01
Covenant & Conversation for Vayikra

Covenant & Conversation for Vayikra

The sin offering. Judaism may believe in guilt, but it also believes in forgiveness., 31/03/2017 00:11
Encampments & Journeys

Encampments & Journeys

, 23/03/2017 01:48
Being an inspiring parent

Being an inspiring parent

, 05/03/2017 19:25
Why did Isaac love Esau?

Why did Isaac love Esau?

Inexplicable or natural?, 01/12/2016 10:04
The faith of G-d

The faith of G-d

Covenant & Conversation for Breishit., 27/10/2016 08:51
Covenant & Conversation for Haazinu

Covenant & Conversation for Haazinu

The spirituality of song., 14/10/2016 02:32
Covenant & Conversation for Vayelech

Covenant & Conversation for Vayelech

To renew our days., 07/10/2016 02:01
We are what we remember

We are what we remember

Covenant & Conversation for Ki Tavo., 22/09/2016 12:53
Covenant & Conversation for Shoftim

Covenant & Conversation for Shoftim

The greatness of humility., 08/09/2016 08:43
Covenant & Conversation for Eikev

Covenant & Conversation for Eikev

The Spirituality of Listening., 25/08/2016 11:57
Covenant & Conversation on the parsha: Hierarchy and power

Covenant & Conversation on the parsha: Hierarchy and power

Threre are three political rules that come to play in a coup., 01/07/2016 12:24
Covenant & Conversation for Shlach (Israel)

Covenant & Conversation for Shlach (Israel)

Two kinds of fear., 23/06/2016 07:54
Covenant & Conversation for Behaalotcha

Covenant & Conversation for Behaalotcha

A test of character. , 17/06/2016 11:20
Covenant and Conversation for Naso (Israel)

Covenant and Conversation for Naso (Israel)

The blessing of love., 09/06/2016 17:05
Covenant & Conversation for Bamidbar

Covenant & Conversation for Bamidbar

The sound of silence., 02/06/2016 21:33
Covenant & Conversation on the parsha

Covenant & Conversation on the parsha

A sense of direction., 27/05/2016 12:10
Covenant & Conversation on the parsha

Covenant & Conversation on the parsha

Family feeling., 19/05/2016 11:46
Covenant & Conversation on Emor

Covenant & Conversation on Emor

Holy times., 13/05/2016 07:19
For Israel: Covenant & Conversation for Kedoshim

For Israel: Covenant & Conversation for Kedoshim

In search of Jewish identity., 05/05/2016 08:45
Some short Pesach thoughts

Some short Pesach thoughts

, 21/04/2016 12:28
Covenant & Conversation: The power of shame

Covenant & Conversation: The power of shame

There are guilt cultures and shame cultures. Which one is the Torah-true society?, 17/04/2016 10:51
Covenant & Conversation on Tazria

Covenant & Conversation on Tazria

The eighth day., 07/04/2016 11:11
Covenant & Conversation for Shmini: Enthusiasm

Covenant & Conversation for Shmini: Enthusiasm

The dangers of enthusiasm., 01/04/2016 17:56
Covenant & Conversation for Tsav: Sacrifice

Covenant & Conversation for Tsav: Sacrifice

Explaining sacrifices., 25/03/2016 11:29
Covenant & Conversation for Vayikra

Covenant & Conversation for Vayikra

The pursuit of meaning., 18/03/2016 10:01
Covenant & Conversation for Pikudei

Covenant & Conversation for Pikudei

Walk, don't sit., 09/03/2016 23:16
Covenant & Conversation for Vayakhel

Covenant & Conversation for Vayakhel

The social animal - man., 03/03/2016 23:11
Covenant & Conversation for Ki Tisa

Covenant & Conversation for Ki Tisa

The closeness of G-d., 26/02/2016 09:14
Covenant & Conversation for Tetzaveh

Covenant & Conversation for Tetzaveh

Inspiration and perspiration., 19/02/2016 12:16
Covenant & Conversation for Parshat Trumah

Covenant & Conversation for Parshat Trumah

The gift of giving., 11/02/2016 10:43