Tikkun Olam: Engaged Spirituality and Jewish Identity

By Gerald Cromer

Rappaport Center for Assimilation Research and Strengthening Jewish Vitality, 2007

This article discusses the renewed importance of tikkun olam (repairing the world) as a moral and ethical compass for American Judaism today, and the ways in which communal organizations use this concept to help individuals express their Jewish identities and to increase their participation in Jewish life.

Topic: Morality, Social Justice, Ethics, Jewish Identity, Values, Identity

Name of Publication: Research and Position Papers of the Rappaport Center

Editor: Zohar, Zvi

Volume/Issue: 15

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Genre: Report

Coverage: United States

Identifier: isbn:965-7307-13-9

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Cromer, Gerald. Tikkun Olam: Engaged Spirituality and Jewish Identity. Research and Position Papers of the Rappaport Center. Rappaport Center for Assimilation Research and Strengthening Jewish Vitality. 2007: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=14259


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