Pursuing Justice

As members of local and global Jewish communities, we bear responsibility for pursuing justice and equality for all the citizens of the world. We can all give tzedakah and a little time, while some of us have the capacity to do much more. We make the world better when we fight for justice from a place of humility and love. These rituals and prayers infuse that work with a sense of holiness and perspective to help us do just that.

Fair Trade Shabbat

By Ilana Schatz
What's special about Shabbat May 9-10, 2014?  It's designated as Fair Trade Shabbat, an initiative launched by Fair Trade Judaica to educate and engage Jewish communities about the connection...  more
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Fair Trade Chocolate You Can Eat on Passover

By Ilana Schatz, Founding Director of Fair Trade Judaica
The gift of freedom our people received generations ago bestows upon us the obligation and responsibility to work for the liberation of all people. SHEHECHIYANU! We can finally eat chocolate on...  more
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Tags: T'ruah

Praying with My Feet?

By Julie Aronowitz
Do I believe that with God’s strength I can do all things? How powerful would that be?   more
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A Prayer for Human Rights Shabbat

Rabbi Lev Meirowitz Nelson
As a young rabbinical student, I was full of zeal for unearthing obscure Jewish texts and bringing them to bear on modern issues. No more would we invoke the same tired old Torah; instead, I would...  more
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