Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
“Not in God’s Name: Confronting Religious Violence”
Monday, November 16, 2015
Supported by the Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation
A discussion of his new book, "Not in God's Name: Confronting Religious Violence", by Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, former chief rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the British Commonwealth. The book explores the relationship between violence and religion, with a focus on the historic tensions among the three Abrahamic faiths: Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks is a global religious leader, philosopher, author of more than 25 books and moral voice for our time. He is the Ingeborg and Ira Rennert Global Distinguished Professor of Judaic Thought at New York University and the Kressel and Ephrat Family University Professor of Jewish Thought at Yeshiva University.