Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks Z”L: A Tribute


Our Mentor. Our Teacher. Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, Z”L
An American Perspective


Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks was Chief Rabbi of the United Kingdom for 22 years and served as a profoundly eloquent teacher of Torah and spokesman for Torah values within the Jewish community and beyond. His passing has reverberated around the world. Join us as voices from across America pay tribute to Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks.

This video tribute premiered Sunday, November 29th

In partnership with the Rabbinical Council of America and Yeshiva University.

Individuals featured in the film (in order of appearance):

  1. Rabbi Moshe Hauer, Executive Vice President, Orthodox Union
  2. Rabbi Hershel Schachter, Rosh Yeshiva, Yeshiva University
  3. Nathan Diament, Executive Director, Orthodox Union Advocacy Center
  4. Dr. Erica Brown, Author and Director of the Mayberg Center for Jewish Education and Leadership
  5. Malcolm Hoenlein, Executive Vice Chairman, Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish American Organizations
  6. Rebbetzin Dr. Adina Shmidman, Department of Women’s Initiatives, Orthodox Union
  7. Rabbi Daniel Korobkin, President, Rabbinical Council of America
  8. Senator Joe Lieberman
  9. Rabbi Dr. Jacob J. Schacter, Senior Scholar, Center for the Jewish Future, Yeshiva University
  10. Rabbi Menachem Genack, CEO, Orthodox Union Kosher Division
  11. Rabbi Yaakov Glasser, Dean, Center for the Jewish Future, Yeshiva University
  12. Debbie Stone, Director of Programming, Moise Safra Center
  13. Eric Fingerhut, President and CEO, Jewish Federations of North America
  14. Rabbi Efrem Goldberg, Rabbi, Boca Raton Synagogue
  15. Lori Palatnik, Founding Director, the Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project
  16. Abigail Pinchot, Straus Center Student
  17. Chani (Anne) Neuberger, Founder, Sister to Sister
  18. Rabbi Dov Lerner, Rabbi, Young Israel of Jamaica Estates
  19. Rabbi Phil Karesh, Midwest Regional Director, Orthodox Union
  20. Eric S. Goldstein, CEO, UJA Federation of New York
  21. Rabbi Steven Weil, CEO, FIDF
  22. Josh Joseph, Executive Vice President and COO, Orthodox Union
  23. Ilana Gadish, Yoetzet Halacha, Los Angeles Yoetzet Initiative
  24. Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb, Executive Vice President Emeritus, Orthodox Union
  25. Allison Josephs, Founder and Director, Jew in the City
  26. Rabbi Ilan Haber, International Director, OU-JLIC
  27. Rabbi Gideon Black, Director of Professional Recruitment and Leadership Development, OU-JLIC
  28. Rabbi Simon Taylor, Regional Director of Outreach, NY NCSY
  29. Rabbi Joe Wolfson, NYU Campus, OU-JLIC
  30. Eliana Wagner, Straus Center Student
  31. Rabbi Dr. Stu Halpern, MBA, Senior Advisor to the Provost, Yeshiva University
  32. Rabbi Aaron Greenberg, Canadian Director, OU-JLIC

Explore some of Rabbi Sacks’s work:

Articles in Jewish Action

Articles on OU Torah

Rabbi Sacks delivered remarks at the Orthodox Union West Coast Convention in December 1997 – Kislev 5758

And explore some of these tributes to Rabbi Sacks Z”L:

Shloshim video tribute from The Office of Rabbi Sacks and his family. May his memory be a blessing, Yehi Zichro Baruch.

NCSY remembers Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Remembering Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks z”l – Rabbi Alan Kimche

Dear Torah Tidbits Family – Rabbi Avi Berman

The Thought Worlds of Rabbi Sacks  By Rabbi Dr. David Shatz who is the Ronald P. Stanton University Professor of Philosophy, Ethics, and Religious Thought at Yeshiva University.

Remembering Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks zt”l
The Koren Podcast – OU Press is a proud partner with Koren Publications on Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks’ books.