The New Year and Our Bad Mood

By Eugene B. Borowitz

Eugene Borowitz, September 20, 1974

A year after the Yom Kippur war, during which President Nixon was impeached, American Jews have many reasons to feel cynical about tikkun olam's (social responsibility) meaning or worth. The balance of hope and realism that Judaism teaches can help Jews persevere.

Topic: Communal Responsibility, Diaspora, Jewish Identification, Messianism

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

Editor: Borowitz, Eugene B.

Volume/Issue: Vol.4/no.77

Page Number(s): 129-130

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Borowitz, Eugene B. The New Year and Our Bad Mood. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Eugene Borowitz. 20 September 1974: 129-130. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=9402


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