Jonathan Sacks and Simon Schama on the Genius of the Jews

February 25, 2015 | Jonathan Sacks, Simon Schama
About the author: Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks is a British Orthodox rabbi, philosopher, theologian, author and politician. He served as the chief rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth from 1991 to 2013.

The former British chief rabbi Jonathan Sacks and the historian Simon Schama discuss Judaism’s contribution to civilization, their own personal relationship with the Jewish religion, anti-Semitism, and Israel, among other topics. (Moderated by David Gregory; video, 1 hour and 21 minutes.)

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