Rabbi Jill Jacobs is the executive director of T’ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights, and the author of Where Justice Dwells and There Shall Be No Needy.
Democracy is not inherently Jewish. That might be a hard statement to hear, especially with so many of our communities engaged in a desperate and necessary effort to protect democracy in the United States, Israel, and around the world.
Rabbi Jacobs shares stories and sacred texts that demonstrate how wholeness and brokenness cannot be separated from one another.
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