England's Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks Delivers Lamm Prize Lecture

Accepting the inaugural Lamm Prize on March 16, Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks spoke about the dichotomy between Torah and chachma [secular wisdom] and the need for both in a Jew’s intellectual being. “How can we apply Torah to the world if we can’t understand it?” he questioned. “Are we supposed to behave towards secular knowledge the way the Vatican behaved towards Galileo? Us? The people of knowledge?”