Social Justice

Social Justice for Parents

Here you'll find videos, activity guides, training programs, and book reviews for teaching your children social justice values, connecting them with the Jewish value of tikkun olam (repairing the world).

Purim and Giving: What is Our Obligation?

Lisa Paquette
All of the fun and merriment of the holiday aside, the true obligations of Purim are not fulfilled if we do not help the needy. With all of the partying associated with the holiday, it is easy to focus on our wants and forget about others’ needs.

Nationalism Unhinged: Jewish Insight and Wisdom

Rabbi Josh Weinberg
January 19, 2021
In Hebrew, two terms describe two different aspects of nationalism. Leumiut directly translates to “nationalism"; leumanut carries a jingoistic, chauvinistic, supremacist, and extremist brand of nationalism.