Category: Jewish Thought

Chiefly Quotes

To download ‘Chiefly Quotes’, which is an almost 200 page book that I have produced containing over 1600 quotes collected from 37 of Rabbi Sacks’ books and arranged by subject, click here. 

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Is Materialism an impediment to Spirituality?

Published in Aish Perspectives (November 2018) Spirituality – Is materialism an impediment to spirituality? By Rabbi Johnny Solomon According to its common usage, ‘materialism’ describes an attitude that values wealth and material possessions above all other considerations, while ‘spirituality’ is perhaps best described by Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm as ‘the focussing of the mind and…

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Should Jews be promoting moral behaviour to non-Jews?

Published in Aish Perspectives (September 2018) The Big Question – Should Jews be promoting moral behaviour to non-Jews? By Rabbi Johnny Solomon We live in a society where telling someone else what to do considered insulting and offensive – not only because it undermines the concepts of freedom and autonomy, but also because it challenges…

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Faith is a Marriage

Here is a video of a shiur I delivered at Matan in memory of Rabbi Sacks zt’l on the theme of ‘Faith is a Marriage’. To download the transcript of my talk, see https://bit.ly/33JdDv9. For the PPT that accompanied my talk https://bit.ly/3olqV8Z, and for a pdf version of the PPT, see https://bit.ly/39BLMRv.    

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