The ceremony also featured speeches also by Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and Lord Jacob Rothschild.
To mark Rabbi Sacks' shloshim, Bishop Robert Stearns offers a tribute to Sacks from a non-Jewish perspective.
The educational import of Rabbi Sacks’s open but religiously grounded social philosophy comes down to one simple truth: To know oneself.
It is the most meaningful way to guarantee that his memory will be a blessing and that we will all find comfort among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.
Sacks was possessed of a combination of qualities not often found together in one individual ‒ a towering intellect allied to deep human compassion and understanding.
Readers of The Jerusalem Post have their say.
On the heels of the US election, it has never been clearer that the world needs to hear and internalize the message that Rabbi Sacks both taught and modeled.
Rabbi Sacks was erudite and eloquent with a piercing vision of morality for the modern age.
Knighted in 2005 and made a life peer four years later, Rabbi Sacks will forever be known as Britain’s former chief rabbi.
We were so privileged that one of the world’s finest minds was dedicated to thinking about these issues and writing about them, with immense sophistication, in a style that was accessible to all.