5/29/08

Exponent: Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks Not Interpreting Judaism

To the Chief Rabbi. You are not doing your job.

If as you say, antisemitism does not define us as Jews, why are you going around talking about it?

Rabbi Takes the World's Temp, Describes Illness

Michelle Mostovy-Eisenberg, Staff Writer

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks
Sir Jonathan Sacks, the Chief Rabbi of England, told a local audience last week that, over the course of the past 2,000 years, there have been four major mutations in the virus known as anti-Semitism...


"Anti-Semitism is serious," and it does happen, attested the rabbi. "But it does not define us as Jews."

1 comment:

bryce said...

"If as you say, antisemitism does not define us as Jews, why (is Rabbi Sacks) going around talking about it?"

If I were to suggest an answer, such as, "because the topic is very important," would that sound reasonable to you?