A Country In Need of Social Justice

By Leonard Fein

Forward Association, 2011

Why does it matter that the Jewish people persists, beyond the sometime comforts of ethnic identity? What grand purpose is served by the continuing existence of the Jews? The Jews are implicated in the world's repair. Judaism without an emphatic commitment to social justice is a betrayal, a disfiguring distortion. As governments default, the work of repairing the world increasingly depends on foundations, philanthropies and philanthropists. And here we are.

Topic: Social Justice, Jewish Identity, Meaning, Identity

Name of Publication: Jewish Daily Forward

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Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Fein, Leonard. A Country In Need of Social Justice. Jewish Daily Forward. Forward Association. 2011: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=15444


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