jonathan sacks

GRAPEVINE: Just a word in the dictionary

If your name happens to be Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, retirement is nothing more than a word in your dictionary.

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks and comedian Ashley Blaker
WATCH: Rabbi Sacks and comedian Ashley Blaker debate Purim

The central theme of the video is the ethos of Purim - is it to be funny, or to consider suffering and salvation? Is it about passing around presents, or caring for friends?

Former prime minister Tony Blair presents Lord Rabbi Jonathan Sacks with a Lifetime Achievement awar
Former PM Tony Blair presents Lord Rabbi Sacks with Lifetime Achievement award

Blair, who served concurrently during Sacks' tenure as Chief Rabbi of Britain, called him one of his "heroes."

Mike Pence sought help from Rabbi Jonathan Sacks on his Knesset speech

"He considered it a great tribute to the Jewish people that someone like Vice President Pence would turn to a Jewish source for guidance on such matters.”

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Watch: Lighting a Hanukka 'candle of hope' with Rabbi Jonathan Sacks

“We are a global people, and must therefore use social media platforms and the world’s newest technologies to inspire us," said Rabbi Sacks.

Reflections on Balfour 100

As we mark the centenary of the Balfour Declaration, Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks considers what it meant in 1917 – and what it means today.

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Former UK chief rabbi joins battle against Israel Apartheid Week

Three events have been cancelled at UK universities.

BRITAIN’S FORMER chief rabbi Jonathan Sacks (left) receives applause from Jennifer Templeton Simpson
Know Comment: Sacks to the rescue

Articulating a vision of modern Western renewal based on Torah teachings.

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
Promoting a Judaism engaged with the world

An interview with former British chief rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks.

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