Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

A global religious leader, philosopher, author and moral voice for our time, Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks is currently the Ingeborg and Ira Rennert Global Distinguished Professor of Judaic Thought at New York University and the Kressel and Ephrat Family University Professor of Jewish Thought at Yeshiva University.

He has also been appointed as Professor of Law, Ethics and the Bible at King’s College London.

Previously, Rabbi Sacks served as Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth between September 1991 and September 2013, only the sixth incumbent since the role was formalized in 1845.



Cultural climate change and the future of religion
3 Nov 2017 | ABOVE |  
tags: religion, secularisation, society
Society and religion stand or fall together.


Beyond the politics of anger
2 Dec 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: democracy, Donald Trump, Western civilization
A politics of hope is within reach.


A free society is a moral achievement
13 Jul 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: anti-semitism, democracy, Liberty
Freedom is not safe space.


The limits of secularization
10 Mar 2016 | ABOVE |  
tags: Christianity, Islam, Judaism, religion in public square, secularization
Britain’s best-known rabbi says that religion must be a voice in the public square


Redeeming the world’s darkness with the radiance of love
18 Nov 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Humanum, marriage, same-sex marriage
A British rabbi's brilliant speech on the history of marriage.


Has Europe lost its soul?
19 Jan 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: Christianity, economic crisis, Judaism
Stabilising the Euro is one thing, healing the culture that surrounds it is another, says the Chief Rabbi of the UK.


The challenge of 9/11
14 Sep 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: 911, cultural decline, Islam, Jonathan Sacks
The West needs to re-moralise itself, or it will continue down a path of cultural weakness and decline.


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