Dr Jonathan Sacks is Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth. He is widely acknowledge internationally as one of the leading contemporary exponants of Judaism. Prior to becoming Chief Rabbi, he had been Principal of Jews’ College, London, as well as rabbi of the Golders Green and Marble Arch synagogues in London. He read philosophy at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, before pursuing postgradute studies at New College, Oxford and King’s College, London. He is currently Visiting Professor of Theology at King’s College, London and he holds honorary doctorates from the universities of Cambridge, Glasgow, Haifa, Middlesex, Yeshiva New York, Liverpool and St Andrews. In 1995, he received the Jerusalem Prize for his contribution to diaspora Jewish life. The Chief Rabbi is a frequent contributor to radio, television and the national press, including The Times where he writes a monthly Credo column. In 1990 he delivered the BBC Reith Lectures on The Persistence of Faith. He is the author of many books, including The Politics of Hope, Morals and Markets and Dignity of Difference

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