Graduate studies at Western
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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