Welcome to Rabbi Sacks’ commentary on the weekly Torah portion. This series of Covenant & Conversation essays explores the theme of finding spirituality in the Torah, week by week, parsha by parsha.

You can find the full written article on Vayakhel-Pekudei available to read, print, and share, by visiting: https://www.rabbisacks.org/covenant-conversation/vayakhel/the-social-animal/

The new FAMILY EDITION is now also available: https://www.rabbisacks.org/covenant-conversation-family-edition/vayakhel/the-social-animal/

For more articles, videos, and other material from Rabbi Sacks, please visit www.RabbiSacks.org and follow @RabbiSacks.

The Rabbi Sacks Legacy continues to share weekly inspiration from Rabbi Sacks. This piece was originally written and recorded by Rabbi Sacks in 2016.

With thanks to the Schimmel Family for their generous sponsorship of Covenant & Conversation, dedicated in loving memory of Harry (Chaim) Schimmel.