Rabbi Lord Sacks Tribute

To commemorate the sheloshim of Lord Rabbi Sacks, Hasmonean would have held assemblies in both schools, however, COVID-19 guidelines did not allow us to do this. Instead, the Hasmonean Informal Education team created a video to show to all students in the boys and girls school at the same time on Monday 7th December. The video was also released to parents on Monday evening.

To watch the video, please click on the link: https://vimeo.com/487176946

During the 35 minute event, school staff including Rabbi J Golker, Mrs D Lebrett and Rabbi Y Fachler spoke of their personal memories of the former Chief Rabbi, who was a frequent visitor to Hasmonean.

There was a particularly poignant interview with Mrs Joanna Benarroch by her daughter, Ms Benarroch. Mrs J Benarroch worked for Rabbi Lord Sacks for many years and was able to share some wonderful personal memories. The video was interspersed with extracts of music loved by Rabbi Lord Sacks.

Special thanks go to Benji Shebson and Nethanel Kind and all the Informal Education team for organising this.