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Rabbi Jonathan Sacks

PBS.org

Published on Feb 13, 2015

Rabbi Sacks, interviewed at Shearith Israel, shares his thoughts on science and religion, belief in God, hope and optimism, and the capacity of Judaism, a religion of deeds, to make the world better.

 

Watch the videos below or read the full transcript available on the related media section below.

 

 

Revolutionary War Torah Scrolls

In 1776, several British soldiers desecrated two of Shearith Israel’s Torah scrolls.

1776
Maud Nathan

Maud Nathan (1862-1946) was founder and first President of the Sisterhood of Shearith Israel, established in 1896.  

1896