Our International Presence

By William Recant

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), January 2006

The author describes the nonsectarian aid and disaster relief efforts on the part of Jews worldwide. He asserts that our mission to be "a light unto the nations" is a foundational principle for the new role the Jewish community is increasingly playing in the international humanitarian theater. Particularly in light of our history, Jews are actively engaged in this effort because it is the right thing to do.

Topic: Morality, Social Justice, Sectarianism, Ethics, Globalization, International Relief/Aid, Global Responsibility

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: 36/627

Page Number(s): 7-8

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States , World

Language: English

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Recant, William. Our International Presence. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). January 2006: 7-8. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=6384


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