Therefore Choose Life: The Jewish Perspective on Coping with Catastrophe

By David M. Pollock

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), Fall 2007

The author broadly outlines several responses of traditional Jews to catastrophes and tragedies throughout history, including rabbinic advice to follow the commandments in order to avoid the wrath of God, Zionist focus on building the state of Israel in response to tragedy, and the responses of modern Jewish religious and social organizations.

Topic: History, Disaster Management, Emergency Management, Religion, Values

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Editor: Chalew, Gail Naron , Swartz, Barry R.

Volume/Issue: vol.83/no.1

Page Number(s): 99-101

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Genre: Article

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Pollock, David M. Therefore Choose Life: The Jewish Perspective on Coping with Catastrophe. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). Fall 2007: 99-101. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=3723


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