Why must there be justice as well as compassion, punishment as well as forgiveness? Why did God not abandon justice altogether? Why is forgiveness alone not enough?Read more
Quotes from Rabbi Sacks
“Antisemitism is never ultimately about Jews. It is about a profound human failure to accept the fact that we are diverse and must create space for diversity if we are to preserve our humanity.”
“To ask is to believe that somewhere there is an answer. The fact that throughout history people have devoted their lives to extending the frontiers of knowledge is a compelling testimony to the restlessness of the human spirit and its co...
“Change has become part of the texture of life itself, and there are few things harder to bear than constant flux and uncertainty.”
“I know of nothing more moving than watching children pray. When I visited synagogues I always try to spend a few moments in the children’s service, seeing the faces of young girls and boys as they say the Shema, or listen to stories ta...
“The message of the Hebrew Bible is that serving God and our fellow human beings are inseparably linked, and the split between the two impoverishes both.”
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Register here to listen to Rabbi Sacks and Sen. Liberman on 'The Haggada's Politics: From 2,000 Years Ago to Today' at Yeshiva University on 22nd March. Read more