University of Dallas presents: 2014 McDermott Lecture: Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, former chief rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth, will deliver the University of Dallas' 2014 Eugene McDermott Lecture on the topic “To Heal a Fractured World: The Challenge to Faith in the 21st Century.”
A global religious leader, philosopher, renowned speaker and moral voice for our time, Rabbi Sacks is currently the Ingeborg and Ira Rennert Global Distinguished Professor of Judaic Thought at New York University and the Kressel and Ephrat Family University Professor of Jewish Thought at Yeshiva University. From 1991 to 2013, Rabbi Sacks served as chief rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth. A frequent contributor to radio, television and the press in Britain and around the world, Rabbi Sacks holds 16 honorary degrees and has authored more than two dozen books. He was knighted by Her Majesty The Queen in 2005 and made a Life Peer, taking his seat in the House of Lords, in October 2009.