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Dec 11, 2021, 6:09 PM
The power and urgency of Rabbi Sacks’ message lives on in us all
Great leaders relentlessly look ahead,. For them, the future is full of opportunity and the past is a treasure-trove of valuable lessons. Directly after a meeting or completing a task, Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks would often say: “What’s next?” quoting Jed Bartlet’s adage from the...
Oct 21, 2021, 10:42 AM
Rabbi Sacks – One year on
Rabbi Lord Sacks embraced challenges. He cared more for the honour of Torah than of his own. And his optimism and humour always shone through. It is almost a year since his passing and like for so many, his loss is still very raw. When...
Feb 2, 2021, 10:43 AM
Rabbi Sacks taught us that education is a matter of life and death
It is no surprise that a Chief Rabbi would promote Jewish education, but Rabbi Lord Sacks took it to new heights. He gave an urgency to the issue in the way he publicly addressed the topic. “To defend a country,” he would say, “you need...
Nov 8, 2020, 10:46 AM
Writing in tears about a Rabbi for our time
Writing in tears. He always spoke words of Torah, on every occasion. He would quote, Ki hem chayenu v’orech yameinu, “For they are our life and the length of our days”. And so I will follow my Rebbe. We say in the Shema: Veshinantem levanecha,...
Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum is Dean of London School of Jewish Studies (LSJS).