The world’s religious leader, philosopher, Knight Bachelor, Life Peer, Member of the House of Lords of the United Kingdom, Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks has passed away.
Jonathan Sachs served as Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth during twenty two years, and was a professor at universities in Israel, the United States, and the United Kingdom. Author of 25 books and winner of numerous international awards.
During his recent speech at the Kyiv Jewish Forum 2020, he mentioned that Jews are the people with a close connection between the notions of “I” and “We”. Rabbi Jonathan Sacks has become the moral voice of our time already during his lifetime and has left his “I” forever to all Jews, as well as to many followers and disciples around the world.
The Jewish Confederation of Ukraine is in deep sorrow, along with all those who knew Jonathan Sacks, and expresses its sincere condolences to his family and loved ones.