Jonathan Sacks – Jews know this in their…

Jews know this in their bones. Our community could not exist for a day without…


“Jews know this in their bones. Our community could not exist for a day without its volunteers. They are the lifeblood of our organizations, whether they involve welfare, youth, education, care of the sick and elderly, or even protection against violence and abuse.”
-Jonathan Sacks

Jonathan Sacks – Part of the beauty of…

Part of the beauty of Judaism, and surely this is so for other faiths also…


“Part of the beauty of Judaism, and surely this is so for other faiths also, is that it gently restores control over time. Three times a day we stop what we are doing and turn to God in prayer. We recover perspective. We inhale a deep breath of eternity.”
-Jonathan Sacks

Jonathan Sacks – Which European leader today would…

Which European leader today would not relish the wonder-working powers of a Moses? Budget…


“Which European leader today would not relish the wonder-working powers of a Moses? Budget deficit? Unpopular cuts? How about just a little miracle, an overnight increase in gold reserves, a new oil field, or the next world-changing communications technology? Surely that’s not too much to ask.”
-Jonathan Sacks

Jonathan Sacks – Since Hiroshima and the Holocaust…

Since Hiroshima and the Holocaust, science no longer holds its pristine place as the highest…


“Since Hiroshima and the Holocaust, science no longer holds its pristine place as the highest moral authority. Instead, that role is taken by human rights. It follows that any assault on Jewish life – on Jews or Judaism or the Jewish state – must be cast in the language of human rights.”
-Jonathan Sacks

Jonathan Sacks – Religion creates community, community creates…

Religion creates community, community creates altruism and altruism turns us away from self and towards…


“Religion creates community, community creates altruism and altruism turns us away from self and towards the common good… There is something about the tenor of relationships within a religious community that makes it the best tutorial in citizenship and good neighborliness.”
-Jonathan Sacks