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Justice and Judaism

Albert Vorspan

Justice and Judaism

the work of social action [by] Albert Vorspan and Eugene J. Lipman. Illustrated by Russell Roman.

by Albert Vorspan

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Published by Union of American Hebrew Congregations in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology, Jewish

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLipman, Eugene J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN40 J5 V6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination271p.
    Number of Pages271
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18085538M

    Judaism on Justice and Injustice A tradition organized around the idea of God’s law for humankind, Judaism has a long history of reflection on justice in social and political affairs. The Hebrew scriptures emphasize again and again that God seeks justice and is himself just. The Ten Commandments are one of the three parts of Mosaic Laws. Jews' daily lives are guided by Mosaic Laws. The Ten Commandments are the fundamental principles of ethics and worship according to Judaism and Christianity.

    Reform Jews across North America come together in their own communities to read, explore and discuss social justice-themed books. RAC Reads, hosted by the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, provides all of the tools necessary to help get you started.. The RAC has selected bestselling books that address relevant social justice topics, provided questions to .   The classic book of the Hebrew Bible which expresses the theme that compassion is the highest moral value (above that of justice or truth) is the Book of Jonah, and is appropriately read in the Jewish tradition on Yom Hakippurim, the Day of Atonement.

    This translation is consistent with Jewish thought as Judaism considers charity to be an act of justice. Judaism holds that people in need have a legal right to food, clothing and shelter that must be honored by more fortunate people. According to Judaism, it is unjust and even illegal for Jews to not give charity to those in : Lisa Katz. We hold that the modern discoveries of scientific researches in the domain of nature and history are not antagonistic to the doctrines of Judaism, the Bible reflecting the primitive ideas of its own age, and at times clothing its conception of divine Providence and Justice dealing with men in miraculous narratives. 3.


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Rabbi Hayyim Angel is the National Scholar of the Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals (). He has taught advanced Bible courses to undergraduate, graduate, and rabbinical students at Yeshiva University since He also serves as the Tanakh Education Scholar at Yeshivat Ben Porat Yosef in Paramus.

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Produced by the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, a Washington, DC based legislative, educational organization that advocates on more than 70 different issues, including economic justice, civil rights, religious liberty, Israel and more.Judaism is an ancient monotheistic religion, with the Torah as its foundational text (part of the larger text known as the Tanakh or Hebrew Bible), and supplemental oral tradition represented by later texts such as the Midrash and the Talmud.The negative result reached by these arguments of the Book of Job may be stated as follows: What hitherto has been called divine justice is merely the display of the omnipotence of God.

His decisions are devoid of all moral qualities, and are pronounced indifferently, as blessings or as curses, upon all men, upon the good and the bad alike.