The Most Overlooked Sin of 5738, Part II

By Leo Pfeffer, B. Heller, Richard H. Schwartz, Ellen Shajnfeld

Eugene Borowitz, September 29, 1978

In advance of Yom Kippur, four Sh'ma readers share brief essays regarding what they take to be the American Jewish community's most overlooked sin. Their answers: neglecting sufficiently to encourage aliyah; insufficient criticism of Israeli policies toward Palestinians; neglecting sufficiently to speak out regarding humanitarian issues worldwide; and obsessive competitiveness. (This is part 2 of a series.)

Topic: Communal Responsibility, Sin, Faith, Belief, Holidays, Religion, Values

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

Editor: Borowitz, Eugene B.

Volume/Issue: Vol.8/no.158

Page Number(s): 175-176

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Pfeffer, Leo. Heller, B.. Schwartz, Richard H. Shajnfeld, Ellen. The Most Overlooked Sin of 5738, Part II. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Eugene Borowitz. 29 September 1978: 175-176. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=8984


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