Tuesday, September 17th | 17 Elul 5779

Subscribe
February 22, 2013 1:18 pm

UK’s Chief Rabbi: New Anti-Semitism is Number One Threat (VIDEO)

avatar by Zach Pontz

Jonathan Sacks, Britain's Chief Rabbi. Photo: Coopernial.

As part of his farewell tour, the chief rabbi of the UK, Lord Jonathan Sacks, visited Israel recently. During his visit he gave a lecture at Tel Hai College, titled “The 21st Century Challenge for Jews and Israel,” that touched on anti-Semitism, the top challenge facing Jews, in his opinion. “Today we are living through a new anti-Semitism,” he said. He expounded by saying that Anti-Semitism is anti-Zionism; it’s epicenter is in the Middle East rather than Europe and it has gained an increasing amount of legitimization. He also pointed to the senselessness of the world’s imbalanced diplomatic assault on the Jewish state.

The chief rabbi announced in 2010 that he would be leaving his post in September of this year.

Watch the lecture below:

Related coverage

March 5, 2018 11:35 am
0

French Public Intellectual Bernard-Henri Lévy Renews Call for Solidarity With Kurds at AIPAC Policy Conference

The most high-profile international champion of the Kurdish cause arrived at the 2018 AIPAC Policy Conference in Washington, DC to...

Share this Story: Share On Facebook Share On Twitter

Let your voice be heard!

Join the Algemeiner

Algemeiner.com

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.