Judaism and Justice: The Jewish Passion to Repair the World

Jewish Lights Pub. (2008)
Abstract
The purpose of Judaism -- The Exodus-Sinai continuum of Jewish life -- Genesis : Abraham and "the call" -- Exodus : embracing the covenant -- Leviticus : roadmap to a more perfect world -- Numbers : from wilderness to prophecy -- Deuteronomy : how central is God? -- Sinai applied : seven core values of the rabbinic tradition -- The American Jewish community and the public square -- Jews and the struggle for civil rights -- Soviet Jewry : a cause of our own -- Protecting and defending the state of Israel -- What is a Jewish issue? -- Beyond self-interest -- Social justice takes root -- Reconciling Exodus and Sinai -- Conclusion : responding to "the call".
Keywords Justice (Jewish theology  Justice Biblical teaching  Social justice Judaism  Jewish ethics
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Call number BM645.J8.S35 2008
ISBN(s) 1580233538   1580233120   9781580233538
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