Pursuing Justice

Photo by Jordan Cassway

As members of local and global Jewish communities, we bear responsibility for pursuing justice and equality for all the citizens of the world. We can all give tzedakah and a little time, while some of us have the capacity to do much more. We make the world better when we fight for justice from a place of humility and love, not rage. These rituals and prayers infuse that work with a sense of holiness and perspective to help us do just that.

Praying with My Feet?

By Julie Aronowitz
Do I believe that with God’s strength I can do all things? How powerful would that be?   more
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A Prayer for Human Rights Shabbat

Rabbi Lev Meirowitz Nelson
As a young rabbinical student, I was full of zeal for unearthing obscure Jewish texts and bringing them to bear on modern issues. No more would we invoke the same tired old Torah; instead, I would...  more
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Seeds of Change

By Rabbi Joshua Lesser
We were planting the seeds for future tikkun olam work.   more
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A Prayer for Human Rights

Rabbi David Freidenreich
A prayer from T'ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights to protect human rights and human dignity   more

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