Will Synagogues Organize for Justice?

By Jonah Pesner

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), January 2007

The author reflects on the ways in which the Jewish community is pursuing justice and engaging others across race, class, and faith to act powerfully and effectively for social change. Just Congregations, launched by the Union for Reform Judaism, engages member congregations in community organizing for this effort. Asserting that our tradition demands that we don't stand idly by in the face of injustice, the author calls the Jewish community to action.

Topic: Reform Judaism, Social Justice, Advocacy, Community Relations, Volunteerism, Community Organizing, Synagogues and Congregations

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

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: 37/637

Page Number(s): 1-2

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Pesner, Jonah. Will Synagogues Organize for Justice?. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). January 2007: 1-2. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=6394


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