The World-Changing Ideas of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks (In-Person)

Instructor(s)
Jeremy Bruce
Rabbi, Executive Director, Rabbi Sacks Foundation (North America)
Location
Landmark Centre Building
Date
Mondays, November 28 - December 19
Time
noon - 1:30 p.m. ET

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks was one of the most influential Jewish scholars, philosophers, and moral leaders of our time. He served for 22 years as the Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth (the UK Jewish community) and wrote over 35 books including Not in God’s Name: Confronting Religious Violence; The Great Partnership: God, Science and the Search for Meaning; and The Dignity of Difference: How to Avoid the Clash of Civilizations. His last book Morality: Restoring the Common Good in Divided Times, was published just before his death in 2020. Throughout a long career, Rabbi Sacks inspired people across the globe to see the contributions that Judaism and religion make to 21st century society. In this class, we will explore Rabbi Sacks’ teachings, and the extraordinary impact that he had on the world.
 

Member of Lifelong Learning Cost
$70
Nonmember Cost
$85