It is a sight familiar to anyone who takes public transit between Brooklyn and Manhattan in the early fall: a seasonal crush of ultra-Orthodox Jews flooding the city in order to bring the world one step closer to Messianic redemption.
The proposed new Israeli Regulation Law is grounded in Jewish legal tradition and makes societal sense.
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After prominent rabbis affixed a mezuzah at the front door of the Boro Park branch of Masbia, the soup kitchen finally opened its doors Wednesday and began serving meals.
It appears to me that Sid Schwarz’s framing of strategies employed by successful Jewish organizations and programs is useful. Given that Beth Am is a synagogue attempting to establish its relevance in the current marketplace of Jewish ideas and with this current generation of American Jews, I believe we employ each of these strategies. Indeed they cross-pollinate within the shul providing context, breadth and depth to our work.
With so many Jewish festivals oriented to healing the world, Abigail Pogrebin attended a Shabbat dinner run by recent college graduates who are devoting a year to vanquishing poverty.
Fifteen U.S. teens were recognized for their volunteerism with Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards.
All across the country young Jews are working to improve their communities. We want to find those people and share their stories. We’re looking for The Do-ers.
In 2009, Ben Gittleson visited the community Anne Heyman built for Rwandan orphans. He recalls a place permeated by Jewish values and Heyman’s presence.
Friends of Anne Heyman say she lived her life dedicated to Tikkun Olam.