David Brooks in Conversation with Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks: Finding a Moral Compass in Challenging Times WAIT LIST ONLY
Where: 92nd Street Y
1395 Lexington Ave.
212-415-5500 Price: $55
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An international religious leader, philosopher, award-winning author and respected moral voice, Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks was recently named the winner of the 2016 Templeton Prize. He served as the Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth from 1991 to 2013 and has taught at various academic institutions; he is currently the Ingeborg and Ira Rennert Global Distinguished Professor at New York University. Rabbi Sacks is the author of more than 30 books; his most recent is Not in God’s Name, which was awarded a 2015 National Jewish Book Award in America and was a top ten Sunday Times bestseller in the UK. He is sought after as a contributor to radio, television and the press, and he has been awarded 17 honorary doctorates. In 1995 Rabbi Sacks received the Jerusalem Prize for his contribution to diaspora Jewish life, and in 2005 he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth. His website is rabbisacks.org.