A Communal Professional's Responsibility

By Yossi Prager

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), November 2004

Prager recounts several midrashim and prayers to illustrate redemption as a core value in Judaism, and states that communal professionals who provide aid to the community also bring redemption. He suggests that the Torah contains profound and enduring values that should guide the content of communal goals and that a partnership with God will support the implementation of redemption in the community.

Topic: Non-Professional Leadership, Social Justice, Communal Responsibility, Prayer, Jewish Communal Service, Lay Leadership, Jewish Text, Values

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.35/no.615

Page Number(s): 9-10

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Prager, Yossi. A Communal Professional's Responsibility. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). November 2004: 9-10. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=7403


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