The passing of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks: “Today the world lost a Rabbi, a Lord, a wonderful philosopher. The world will miss him, I will miss him”

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, former chief rabbi of Great Britain has died
by Jeremy Sharon
November 7, 2020

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, the much respected former chief rabbi of the UK, has died aged 72. Sacks was highly esteemed around the Jewish world for his erudition, his wisdom, and his prolific authorship of works on Jewish thought. Sacks announced in the middle of October that he had been diagnosed with cancer and was undergoing treatment, but passed away on Saturday morning. Rabbi Sacks served as the Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth from 1991 to 2013…READ MORE

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