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Vayishlach: Be thyself

Vayishlach: Be thyself

The story of Jacob wrestling with an unnamed adversary and his new name Israel is essential to understanding what it means to be a Jew.

Our mentor, Rabbi Jonathan Sacks z"l, an American perspective

Our mentor. our teacher. Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks z"l, an American perspective

Three major Orthodox forces in America, the OU, RCA and YU join in a filmed tribute to Rabbi Sacks.

LIght in dark times

Light in dark times

The ability to survive and to recover is part of what it takes to be a leader. Covenant & Conversation for Vayetse.

Communication matters

Communication matters

Isaac never intended to give the blessing of the covenant to Esau. He intended to give each child the blessing that suited them.

Rabbi Sacks' Torah series to continue - even after his passing

Rabbi Sacks' Torah series to continue - even after his passing

Office of the late UK Chief Rabbi says a full year's-worth of essays prepared before Rabbi Sacks passed away from cancer.

12 lessons I learned from Rabbi Sacks

12 lessons I learned from Rabbi Sacks

":I am saddened, my brother Jonathan, you were so very pleasant to me." (Samuel II, Chapter 1)  Learning life lessons by example. Op-ed.

Two public figures left us: One inspirational, one despicable

Two public figures left the world: One inspirational, one despicable

The contrast is between those who choose life and those who inflict death those who promote love and those who incite hatred. Op-ed.

Beginning the Journey (Chayei Sarah 5781)

Beginning the Journey (Chayei Sarah 5781)

Rabbi Sacks z’’l prepared a full year of Covenant & Conversation for 5781, based on his book Lessons in Leadership.

Daughter of Rabbi Jonathan Sacks: He loved us soplayer

Daughter of Rabbi Jonathan Sacks: He loved us so

Gila Sacks eulogizes her father. 'Today came too soon and I'm not ready.'

Rain that becomes a forest: Elegy for Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Rain that becomes a forest: Elegy for Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

In a week the shiva will end but the hole in our hearts will not heal. In memoriam and in gratitude for a great man of our times.

Watch: Rabbi Jonathan Sacks laid to rest in Londonplayer

Watch: Rabbi Jonathan Sacks laid to rest in London

Rabbis and relatives pay their final respects at funeral service for former chief rabbi of Britain, Rabbi Jonathan Sacks.

Rabbi Sacks: Why bad things happen to good peopleplayer

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks: Why bad things happen to good people

In a heartbreaking video circulating the web, Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks presents a touching answer to a timeless question

EU's anti-Semitism czar eulogizes Rabbi Sacks as a 'mensch'

EU's anti-Semitism czar eulogizes Rabbi Sacks as a 'mensch'

Europe's coordinator for combating anti-Semitism eulogizes Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, calling him a 'bridge builder between cultures'.

Rabbi Sacks to EU: Mutating Virus of Antisemitismplayer

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks to the EU in 2016: Understanding the Mutating Virus of Antisemitism

On September 2016, Rabbi Sacks delivered a keynote address to the EU and said that "The hate that begins with Jews never ends with Jews"

Jewish world mourns two Torah 'giants' of our generationplayer

Jewish world mourns two Torah 'giants' of our generation

Chief Rabbi of the UK, Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, Halachic authority Rabbi Dovid Feinstein pass away over the weekend.

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks to be laid to rest today

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks to be laid to rest Sunday

Former Chief Rabbi of the UK, Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, to be laid to rest Sunday, as Britain's second coronavirus lockdown continues

Eulogizing Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks is not enoughplayer

Eulogizing Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks is not enough

Imagine being asked what you are doing with your commitment to Judaism. What will you answer?

UJA-Federation of NY mourns passing of former UK Chief Rabbi

UJA-Federation of New York mourns passing of former UK Chief Rabbi

"The world has lost one of the great Jewish leaders of our time."

President of Israel mourns passing of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

President Rivlin mourns passing of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

President: 'Rabbi Sacks bravely faced difficult questions and always found the right words to illuminate the Torah and explain its paths.'

World Bnei Akiva mourns Rabbi Sacks passing

World Bnei Akiva mourns Rabbi Sacks passing

World Bnei Akiva: 'Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks was one of the most important thinkers in the Jewish world.'

Former UK Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks passes awayplayer

Former UK Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks passes away

Former UK Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Henry Sacks, British Orthodox rabbi, philosopher, theologian, and author has passed away.

The courage not to conform

The courage not to conform

One reason Jews have been, out of all proportion to their numbers, leaders in many spheres of endeavour, is a willingness to be different.

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks diagnosed with cancer, undergoing treatment

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks diagnosed with cancer, undergoing treatment

Former Chief Rabbi of the United Kingdom "remains positive and upbeat, looking forward to returning to his work as soon as possible".

Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah in a nutshell - Family Edition

Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah in a nutshell - Family Edition

A new family-oriented holiday series, Ceremony and Celebration, full of resources to engage your family in meaningful Yom Tov interaction.

The arc of the moral universe

The arc of the moral universe

Covenant & Conversation for Haazinu 5781.

First of three Elul drashas: Faith and Insecurity

First of three Elul drashas: Faith and Insecurity

Hear some of the key themes of Rosh Hashannah and Yom Kippur as they relate to the ongoing challenge of the coronavirus pandemic.

Be silent and listen

Be silent and listen

The lockdown meant that we could listen to the poetry and passion of the prayers. And prayer is about listening, not just speaking.

Rabbi Sacks: US Jews making a 'big, big mistake' in politics

Rabbi Sacks: US Jews making a 'big, big mistake' in politics

Former Chief Rabbi of the UK warns Jews against 'blurring the line' between politics and Judaism. 'This is a very big thing.'

Does love conquer all?

Does love conquer all?

A seemingly minor law about inheritance is in fact a major statement of Jewish values.

A Sage is greater than a Prophet

A Sage is greater than a Prophet

What for the Prophets was a dazzling vision of a distant future was, for the Sages, a practical programme.

The good society

The good society

Moses states a proposition that is the most fundamental one in Dvarim and one that would be echoed endlessly by Israel’s Prophets:

The Covenant and the Love

The Covenant and the Love

Eikev 5780: What is the covenant, and what is the love that is distinct from the covenant?

Lapid, Rabbi Sacks share message of unity for Tisha B'Av

Lapid, Rabbi Sacks share message of unity for Tisha B'Av

Knesset Opposition chief, former British Chief Rabbi say they are united by love of the Jewish people despite their differences.

Followership

Followership

Covenant & Conversation Dvarim 5780: Faced with an angry mob, a leader is not always in control of the situation.

My Teacher: In Memoriam

My Teacher: In Memoriam

Judaism made an extraordinarily wise decision when it made teachers its heroes and lifelong education its passion..

The hidden meaning of the Bilam story

The hidden meaning of the Bilam story

In the Bilam story, the Israelites were rescued from a danger they knew nothing about by a deliverance they knew nothing about.

Kohelet, Tolstoy and the Red Heifer

Kohelet, Tolstoy and the Red Heifer

The person in modern times who most deeply experienced and expressed what Kohelet felt was Tolstoy.

How not to argue

How not to argue

Korach and his cohorts wanted power, not truth, not for the sake of heaven. Today Korachs are to be found when power silences other truths.

What is going on?

What is going on?

In any critical situation, we need to ask: “What is happening? Of what story is this a part?" (For Shlach)

Loneliness and Faith

Loneliness and Faith

When we are alone, He is with us. Great heroes of the human spirit met God in the silence of the lonely soul and felt His embrace.





















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