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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: September 22nd, 2016

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

We are what we remember, and the first-fruits declaration was a way of ensuring that Jews would never forget.

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Posted on: September 15th, 2016

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

The opening three laws of this parsha- a captive woman taken in war, the law about the rights of the firstborn, and the “stubborn and rebellious son” – are all about dysfunctions within the family.

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Posted on: September 8th, 2016

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Judaism is a religion of compassion, for without compassion law itself can generate inequity. Justice plus compassion equals tzedek, the first precondition of a decent society.

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Posted on: September 1st, 2016

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

In Judaism, joy is the supreme religious emotion. Moses says again and again that joy is what we should feel in the land of Israel, the land given to us by God.

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Posted on: August 25th, 2016

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

There is something profoundly spiritual about listening-shema. It is the most effective form of conflict resolution I know.

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Posted on: August 18th, 2016

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Most people talk about what. Some people talk about how. Great leaders, though, start with why. This is what makes them transformative.

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Posted on: August 11th, 2016

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

There is something moving about seeing Moses, at almost 120, looking forward as well as back, sharing his wisdom with the young, teaching us that while the body may age, the spirit can stay young

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Posted on: July 21st, 2016

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Pagan prophets like Bilam had not yet learned the lesson we must all one day learn: What matters is not that God does what we want, but that we do what He wants.

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Posted on: July 7th, 2016

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

If you seek to understand an accusation, look at the accuser, not the accused. That is the key to the Korach affair and to understanding anti-Semitism.

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Posted on: June 30th, 2016

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Despite the Divine anger, the people were not condemned to permanent exile. They simply had to face the fact that their children would achieve what they themselves were not ready for.

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Posted on: June 16th, 2016

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

According to Maimonides there is not one model of the virtuous life, but two. He calls them, respectively, the way of the saint (chassid) and the sage (chacham).

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Posted on: June 2nd, 2016

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Without belief in the covenant, there would be no State of Israel or any significant Jewish history after the Holocaust. Jews kept hope alive; Hope kept the Jewish people alive.

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Posted on: May 26th, 2016

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

What is the difference between philosophy and the political vision at the heart of Tanach? The answer lies in their different understandings of time.

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Posted on: May 19th, 2016

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

In a way not shared by any other festival, Sukkot celebrates the dual nature of Jewish faith: the universality of G-d and the particularity of Jewish existence.

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Posted on: May 13th, 2016

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

As Jews became defined by religion, Christians could work to convert them--You can change your religion but you cannot change your race

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Posted on: April 14th, 2016

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Social media brought about a return to an ancient phenomenon, public shaming providing us a way of understanding the otherwise bewildering phenomenon of tsara’at,

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Posted on: April 7th, 2016

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

The sedrah of Tazria begins with the law of circumcision Why this physical mark on the flesh? What does it tell us about the nature of Jewish identity?

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Posted on: March 31st, 2016

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

What is the logic of kashrut? And why are they placed here in parshat Shemini? AND what is their connection with the sanctuary?

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Posted on: March 24th, 2016

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

What was sacrifice in Judaism and why does it remain important, at least as an idea, even today?

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Posted on: March 10th, 2016

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Like our bodies, our souls were not made for sitting still. We were made for moving, learning, searching, striving, growing

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