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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: April 14th, 2016

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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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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

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?

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

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?

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

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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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: March 3rd, 2016

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

For G-d, the Sabbath was the last day of the week; for human beings, it was the first.

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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: February 25th, 2016

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

The paradox of Jewish spirituality: No religion holds God higher, but none feels Him closer

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: February 11th, 2016

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Why did God command Israel to make a sanctuary for Him? Shouldn't it be unnecessary? The Golden Calf

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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: February 4th, 2016

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

The only way to understand life is by living itL "Na’aseh venishma//We will do and we will obey.”

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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: January 14th, 2016

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Moses prepares the Israelites for freedom by discussing-children, several times in the parsha

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: January 7th, 2016

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

God is found in this world, not just the next. To grow spiritually, first satisfy material needs.

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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: December 31st, 2015

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Jewish history isn't just Jews enduring catastrophes but renewing themselves after every disaster

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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: December 24th, 2015

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

HaShem wanted the Israelites to become a living testimony to the power of freedom.

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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: December 17th, 2015

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Joseph reframed his entire past, now understanding himself charged with a life-saving mission by God

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: December 10th, 2015

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

t was not Joseph but Judah who conferred his identity on the people; Judah who became the ancestor of Israel’s greatest king, David; Judah from whom the messiah will be born. Why Judah and not Joseph? The answer undoubtedly lies in the beginning of Parshat Vayigash,

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Posted on: December 3rd, 2015

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Tamar realizes Judah has no intention of giving her his last son. Now trapped-an agunah-she acts

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Posted on: November 26th, 2015

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

“Jacob was very afraid and distressed.” His fear was physical-fear of death. His distress was moral.

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Posted on: November 12th, 2015

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

It's not difficult understanding why Rebecca loved Jacob, the real question's why Isaac loved Esau?

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Posted on: October 9th, 2015

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Torah is neither a book of history nor science, it is, first and last, a book about how to live.

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: September 27th, 2015

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Sukkot's the only festival sharing the pilgrimage cycle & part of Tishrei sequence-hence, double JOY

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