What Jonathan Sacks Gave

Two friends, a leading Catholic thinker and a leading American rabbi, pay tribute to the late chief rabbi, and his legacy both here and in Europe.

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks on November 10, 2013 in Jerusalem. Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images.

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks on November 10, 2013 in Jerusalem. Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images.

Observation
Dec. 11 2020
About the authors

Robert P. George is McCormick professor of jurisprudence and director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University. He is former chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom.

Meir Soloveichik is the rabbi of Congregation Shearith Israel in New York and director of the Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought at Yeshiva University.


This past weekend marked the shloshim, the end of the 30-day mourning period following the sudden death of the beloved Jewish leader Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks. To mark the occasion, we invited two distinguished friends of his to reflect on his legacy.—The Editors

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