Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks ZT”L

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Former Chief Rabbi of the British Empire.

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Jonathan Henry Sacks, Baron SacksMBE (HebrewYaakov Zvi, יעקב צבי; born 8 March 1948) is a British Orthodox rabbi, philosopher, theologian, author and politician.

He served as the Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth from 1991 to 2013. As the spiritual head of the United Synagogue, the largest synagogue body in the UK, he was the Chief Rabbi of those Orthodox synagogues, but was not recognized as the religious authority for the Haredi Union of Orthodox Hebrew Congregations or for the progressive movements such as MasortiReform and Liberal Judaism. As Chief Rabbi, Sacks formally carried the title of Av Beit Din (head) of the London Beth Din. He is now known as the Emeritus Chief Rabbi.

Since stepping down as Chief Rabbi, in addition to his international travelling and speaking engagements and prolific writing, Sacks has served as the Ingeborg and Ira Rennert Global Distinguished Professor of Judaic Thought at New York University and as 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.He won the Templeton Prize (awarded for work affirming life’s spiritual dimension) in 2016. He is also a Senior Fellow to the Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights.”


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Morality: Restoring the Common Good in Divided TimesHodder & Stoughton2020Link
Lessons in Leadership: A Weekly Reading of the Jewish BibleKoren2015Link
Not in God's Name: Confronting Religious ViolenceHodder & Stoughton2015Link
Covenant & Conversation: Leviticus, the Book of HolinessKoren2015Link
The Koren Sacks Pesach MahzorKoren2013Link
The Koren Sacks Yom Kippur MahzorKoren2012Link
The Koren Sacks Rosh Hashana MahzorKoren2011Link
The Great Partnership: God Science and the Search for MeaningHodder & Stoughton2011Link
Covenant and Conversation: ExodusKoren2010Link
Future TenseHodder & Stoughton2009Link
Covenant and Conversation: GenesisKoren2009Link
The Koren (Sacks) SiddurKoren2009Link
The Home We Build TogetherContinuum2007Link
Authorised Daily Prayer BookHarperCollins2006Link
Celebrating LifeContinuum2006Link
The Persistence of FaithContinuum2005Link
To Heal a Fractured WorldContinuum2005Link
From Optimism to HopeContinuum2004Link
Rabbi Jonathan Sacks's HaggadahHarperCollins2003Link
The Dignity of DifferenceContinuum2002Link
Radical Then, Radical Now (published in the USA as A Letter In the Scroll)Continuum2001Link
The Politics of HopeVintage2000Link
Morals and Markets (Occasional Paper 108)Institute of Economic Affairs1998Link
Community of FaithPeter Halban1995Link
Faith in the FutureDarton, Longman and Todd1995Link
Will We Have Jewish Grandchildren?Vallentine Mitchell1994Link
One People: Tradition, Modernity and Jewish UnityThe Littman Library1993Link
Crisis and CovenantManchester University Press1992Link
Arguments for the Sake of HeavenJason Aronson1991Link
Tradition in an Untraditional AgeVallentine Mitchell1990Link


What He Does

Chief Rabbi EmeritusUnited Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth
Professor of Law, Ethics and the BibleKing's College London
Ingeborg and Ira Rennert Global Distinguished Professor of Judaic ThoughtNew York University
Kressel and Ephrat Family University Professor of Jewish ThoughtYeshiva University

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