Tikkun Olam

Dvar Torah

Talya Gillman gave this d'var to the University of Washington Hillel on Rosh Hashana 2010. In recounting a near-death experience, Talya calls on us to make the upcoming year truly meaningful, by not only asking God for a world deplete of indifference and poverty, but by working towards the creation of that reality ourselves.
Setting the foundations for a just society.
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.
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.
Surviving a Tornado on the threshold of Pesach brings new messages of freedom in the face of disaster,
Ha Lachma Anya in the context of social justice.
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
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.
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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