Tzedakah

Dvar Torah

A dvar torah from Shirley Davidoff, Vice Chair of MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger.
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As a former disaster manager turned rabbinical student, I have been thinking much about March’s catastrophic earthquake and tsunami in Japan and the role of God in disasters.
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At Purim, Esther is made to "be prepared" to respond to a pending disaster in her community. Her message is enduring - that being prepared transcends to all potential calamities - including, of course, natural disasters.
A very famous poem from the Rosh HaShanah liturgy, known as Unetanneh Tokef, bespeaks a multitude of calamities which might befall one during the upcoming year. We can take action. We can prepare. September is designated as National Preparedness Month across the United States.
This sermon was given at Beth El Synagogue in St. Louis Park, Minnesota on 8 Nisan 5772 by Rabbi Avi S. Olitzky.
American Jewish World service publishes divrei Torah for each major Jewish holiday, which explore themes of social justice that emerge from that holiday. Visit http://tinyurl.com/chagvchesed to sign up to receive this publication by e-mail.
American Jewish World service publishes divrei Torah for each major Jewish holiday, which explore themes of social justice that emerge from that holiday. Visit http://tinyurl.com/chagvchesed to sign up to receive this publication by e-mail.
American Jewish World service publishes divrei Torah for each major Jewish holiday, which explore themes of social justice that emerge from that holiday. Visit http://tinyurl.com/chagvchesed to sign up to receive this publication by e-mail.
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