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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks -Destructive & Self-Destructive Tzav 5779

This sedra, speaking about sacrifices, prohibits the eating of blood: Wherever you live, you must not eat the blood of any bird or animal. If...

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks – On Jewish Character Pekudei 5779

  Pekudei has sometimes been called the accountant’s parsha, because that is how it begins, with the audited accounts of the money and materials donated...

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks -The Beauty of Holiness or The Holiness...

    In Ki Tissa and in Vayakhel we encounter the figure of Betzalel, a rare type in the Hebrew Bible – the artist, the craftsman,...

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks -A Stiff-Necked People Ki Tissa 5779

  It is a moment of the very highest drama. The Israelites, a mere forty days after the greatest revelation in history, have made an...

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks – Brothers: A Drama in Five Acts...

  It is interesting to note the absence of Moses from the parsha of Tetzaveh. For once Moses, the hero, the leader, the liberator, the...

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks -A Portable Home Terumah 5779

          The parsha of Terumah describes the construction of the Tabernacle, the first collective house of worship in the history of Israel. The first but not the last; it...

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks -Loving the Stranger Mishpatim 5779

There are commands that leap o? the page by their sheer moral power. So it is in the case of the social legislation in Mishpatim....

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks – Mount Sinai and the Birth of...

        The revelation at Mount Sinai – the central episode not only of the parsha of Yitro, but of Judaism as a whole – was unique in...

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks – The Stewardship Paradigm

https://www.facebook.com/rabbisacks/videos/333765660801722/ While the Creation narrative clearly established God as Master of the Universe, it also appointed humankind as Master of the Earth. Tu B'Shvat, the Jewish...

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks -The Divided Sea: Natural or Supernatural? Beshalach...

  The splitting of the Reed Sea is engraved in Jewish memory. We recite it daily during the morning service, at the transition from the...