Judaism and Justice: The Jewish Passion to Repair the World (Paperback)

Judaism and Justice: The Jewish Passion to Repair the World By Sidney Schwarz, Ruth Messinger (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Sidney Schwarz, Ruth Messinger (Foreword by)
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Examines Jewish dedication to causes of equality, human rights and peace, showing how the idea of justice shapes Jewish attitudes even as the community wrestles with its instincts for self-preservation and its desire to serve as a "light to the nations.

About the Author


Rabbi Sidney Schwarz is a social entrepreneur, an author and a political activist. He founded and led PANIM: The Institute for Jewish Leadership and Values for twenty-one years. He is also the founding rabbi of Adat Shalom Reconstructionist Congregation in Bethesda, Maryland, where he continues to teach and lead services. Currently, he serves as a senior fellow at Clal-The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership where he is involved in a program that trains rabbis to be visionary spiritual leaders. He is the author of Jewish Megatrends: Charting the Course of the American Jewish Future; Finding a Spiritual Home: How a New Generation of Jews Can Transform the American Synagogue and Judaism and Justice: The Jewish Passion to Repair the World.Rabbi Sidney Schwarz is available to speak on the following topics: Jewish Megatrends: Charting the Course of the American Jewish FutureTribal vs. Covenantal Identity: Jews and the American Public SquareFinding a Spiritual Home: Redefining the Religious EnterpriseReaching the Jewish Community of the 21st Century: Educating for Jewish CitizenshipBetween Conscience and SolidarityCan Social Justice Save the Jewish Soul?Click here to contact the author.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781580233538
ISBN-10: 1580233538
Publisher: Jewish Lights Publishing
Publication Date: March 1st, 2008
Pages: 352
Language: English