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A couple of weeks ago, three excellent and interesting books came out in the same week with the same title. First was 'Post Truth' by Matthew D'ancona​. The second one was 'Post Truth' by James Ball. The third was 'Post Truth' by Evan Davis​. They are ...
As we continue to make our way into the sefer Bamidbar, here is a short reading of the opening few pages of my latest book - 'Numbers: The Wilderness Years' - the fourth volume in my series of 'Covenant&Conversation: A Weekly Reading of the Jewish Bibl...
Coming up to Shavuot, I would like to look at one tiny detail of the Rabbinical understanding of Z'man Matan Torahteinu, the actual event of the giving of the Torah at Mount Sinai. One little detail which, as it were, was lying there in the tradition a...
I'm delighted to announce the publication of the fourth in the 'Covenant&Conversation' series, the book of essays on Bamidbar, the Book of Numbers, the fourth of the five Mosaic Books. Its published by Maggid Books, an imprint of Koren Publishers Jerus...
As we approach Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day) on the 23rd / 24th May, and the 50th anniversary of the reunification of our beloved city, here are a few thoughts about what Jerusalem means to me. (This video includes captions in Hebrew. If you wish to...
I have just re-readיובל נח הררי Yuval Noah Harari​'s bestselling book 'Sapiens' and finished reading Douglas Murray's (from the The Henry Jackson Society​) new, excellent and already bestselling book 'The Strange Death of Europe'. Both have something v...
Yom HaShoah - the day in the Jewish calendar set aside for Holocaust remembrance - takes place on 27th Nisan which this year corresponds to the evening of Sunday 23rd and Monday 24th April 2017. But how has antisemitism mutated over time? And why does ...
One of Judaism's greatest sages, Rambam (Maimonides) offers us a deeply meaningful insight into the nature of the Seder night. In showing us the difference between how we are supposed to understand Seder night first as children and then as adults, he t...
The day after our public conversation, I spoke with Imam Abdullah Antepli. In what was a remarkable exchange, the Imam showed a depth of humanity and humility rarely demonstrated by individuals in today's complicated world. I urge you to listen careful...
"Give your children the space to give to you": In this thirteenth and final video on being an inspiring parent, I talk about how one of the ways we can all be inspiring parents is by creating time and space for our children to inspire us. To watch the ...
"Be thankful for your children": In this twelfth video on being an inspiring parent, I talk about the power of simply being thankful for your children and appreciating what a blessing it is to be able to bring new life into this world. To watch the oth...
"Always have faith in your children": In this eleventh video on being an inspiring parent, I talk about the importance of always having faith in your children, no matter what the situation might be. By doing this, you will not only be a better parent, ...
"Don't Make Your Children Your Clones": In this tenth video on being an inspiring parent, I talk about what a midrashic tradition about Isaac and Abraham teaches us about why parents should never seek to make their children their clones. To watch the o...
"The Keys to Stability": In this ninth video, Rabbi Sacks talks about the importance of community and relationships in providing your children with keys to stability in a world of change. To watch the other videos in this 13-part series on 'Being an In...
"Think Long": In this eighth video, I talk about the famous Marshmallow Test, and the way in which Judaism has taken this on board when raising our children. To watch the other videos in this 13-part series, please visit http://rabbisacks.org/being-an-...
'Be in but not of the world'': In this seventh video on #InspiredParenting, I talk about the importance of being in the world but not of the world, of living by your standards and not by the standards the world might seek to impose on you. To watch the...
The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel is dangerously wrong because beneath the surface it's an attempt to delegtimize Israel as a prelude to its elimination. No Jew and no humanitarian can stand by and see that happen. Let...
'Learning and Doing': In this sixth video on #InspiredParenting, I talk about the importance of giving our children the space to lead because they will only grow as tall as the space we create for them. To watch the other videos in this series, please ...
Rabbi Sacks has updated and relaunched his website. To visit it, please go to www.RabbiSacks.org