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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: March 26th, 2015

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Rambam: Eating blood's forbidden because connected to idolatry;Ramban: We're affected by what we eat

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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: March 19th, 2015

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Why should unintentional sins require atonement? What guilt exists when requisite intent is lacking?

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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: March 12th, 2015

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Like Shabbat points to something beyond time, the people Israel points to something beyond history

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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: March 4th, 2015

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

The Sabbath is a full dress rehearsal for an ideal society that has not yet come to pass-but will

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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: February 26th, 2015

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Jewish prayer is a convergence of 2 modes of biblical spirituality, exemplified by Moses and Aaron

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: February 19th, 2015

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

With the synagogue, "Judaism created one of the greatest revolutions in the history of religion"

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: February 5th, 2015

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

By wisdom, we come to understand G-d via creation; By Torah we understand G-d through His revelation

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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: January 29th, 2015

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Torah opposes slavery; G-d desires the free worship of free human beings, yet slavery's permitted-?!

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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: January 22nd, 2015

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Pharaoh perverted symbols of life (the Nile and midwives) into agents of death.

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: January 15th, 2015

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

The 5th cup is supported by a 5th expression of Deliverance: “And I will bring you to the land..."

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: January 7th, 2015

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

The first recorded instance of civil disobedience is the story of Shifra and Puah, defying Pharaoh

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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: December 31st, 2014

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Truthfulness is a fundamental value in Jewish yet truth isn't its highest value. Peace is. Why so?

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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: December 25th, 2014

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Jacob’s blessing of Ephraim over Manasseh had nothing to do with age and everything to do with names

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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: December 11th, 2014

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Tamar’s conduct bears an uncanny resemblance to Ruth's; virtuous outsiders at the margins of society

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: December 4th, 2014

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

A Jew is an iconoclast, born to challenge the idols of the age,whatever the idols, whatever the age.

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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: November 27th, 2014

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Simply too many cases of prayers being answered to deny it makes a difference to our fate. It does.

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: November 20th, 2014

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

When Jacob was chosen, Esau was not rejected; G-d does not reject.

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: November 13th, 2014

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Between Judaism and Islam there can be friendship and mutual respect as Abraham loved both his sons.

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Posted on: October 23rd, 2014

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

The Babel story is the 2nd in a 4-act drama that's unmistakably a connecting thread of Bereishit

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: October 14th, 2014

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

The emphasis on choice, freedom and responsibility is a most distinctive features of Jewish thought.

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