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The real meaning of tikkun olam – Curt Biren –Jewish Journal 18.08.16
According to everything I had learned growing up as a typical Reform Jew, tikkun olam means ‘repair of the world’ — sometimes referred to as ‘social justice’ — often entailing government programs to make the world a better place. However, delving into the Gemara, the Talmudic commentary, I was in for a little surprise.

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Teaching kids about ‘tikkun olam’ – Marjorie Ingall – Tablet Magazine 29.08.16
In an excerpt from ‘Mamaleh Knows Best,’ tips for turning your children into mensches.

Dear social justice warriors: your religion is progressivism, not Judaism
– Liel Leibovitz – Tablet Magazine 26.08.16
It’s time to stop pretending our politics and our theology are one and the same.

Can you be Jewish and liberal?
July 16, 2016

Rabbis provide leadership to Australian Jewish community on people seeking asylum
April 30, 2016

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