Jonathan Sacks

Looking Back at 2012, And Forward To Building Communities of Hope

12/31/2012
Jewish Week Correspondent

This week, we close out 2012 and celebrate the start of the New Year. It is worth pausing to reflect upon this past year before we enter 2013.

Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz

Jabs At Jobs

The recent remarks by Britain’s chief rabbi, Jonathan Sacks, about Steve Jobs and his role in driving worldwide consumerism – the attachment of happiness and fulfillment to owning modern products – were refreshing in their bluntness.

British Chief Rabbi Backtracks After Jobs Jabs

11/20/2011

(JTA) -- Britain's Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks was not criticizing Steve Jobs when he said the late co-founder of Apple created a selfish society based on consumerism, the rabbi's office said.

Why The Chief Rabbi Isn’t At LimmudUK

Coventry, England – One of the most impressive aspects of LimmudUK, which seeks to educate, inspire and entertain people on their Jewish journeys, is its open tent policy, accounting for more than 2,000 participants at this year’s five-day conference.

But not every element of British Jewry is represented at this grassroots, volunteer-driven event, and it’s curious to see who is not here.

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