Religion

Spinning Wheels

Spinning Wheels

The concept of tikkun olam goes to the heart of maneuvering through a broken world. Living in the city, one encounters a disproportionate number of younger people in wheelchairs — men, usually, debilitated by urban violence or any number of adverse medical...

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Turning Study into Virtue

Turning Study into Virtue

I don’t remember every high school rabbinics class I took over 20 years ago. But I do remember one in particular like it was yesterday. It was my junior year Jewish philosophy course. We were studying classical and contemporary responses to the “Big Questions,” such...

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