Spiritual Activism: A Jewish Guide to Leadership and Repairing the World

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Jewish Lights Publishing, Apr 1, 2010 - Religion - 193 pages
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"Avi doesn't only talk the talk, or even walk the walk. He writes the instruction manual. This book shows a way, perhaps not the only way but one indispensable way, of being an activist on behalf of the Jewish people. Read it and learn." from the Foreword by Alan M. Dershowitz I

n this age of perpetual strife and conflict, we need now more than ever to find out how to be proactive in repairing our broken world. Rabbi Avraham Weiss's provocative and challenging guidebook will show you just that and so much more.

With easy-to-follow steps, accessible explanations of the principles of spiritual activism and an exploration into the foundations of spiritual activism as rooted in the Torah, Weiss offers more than simply a user manual he provides an in-depth approach to changing your role in the world.

Topics include: Why, How and When Do We Engage in Spiritual Activism? Choosing the Cause Making Partners Designing the Strategy Leading Other People Seeing the Big Picture And more "

  

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Rabbi Weiss (founder & president, Yeshivat Chovevei Torah, New York) has been called one of the 50 most influential rabbis in America. Here, he uses the materials of his own life to show how one can ... Read full review

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I enjoyed the theme of the book, and part I (Foundations of Spiritual Activism) in particular. It was also interesting to read the personal activist stories of Rabbi Weiss, whose opinions and politics ... Read full review

Contents

Part II
19
Part III
47
Every Action Counts
167

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About the author (2010)

Rabbi Avraham Weiss is the founder and president of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah, the Modern and Open Orthodox Rabbinical School in New York. He is also the senior rabbi of the Hebrew Institute in Riverdale. Most recently, he founded Yeshivat Mahara't, an Orthodox school ordaining women to become spiritual leaders. Rabbi Weiss was named one of the fifty most influential rabbis in America by Newsweek magazine. He is the author of Spiritual Activism: A Jewish Guide to Leadership and Repairing the World (Jewish Lights).

Leading criminal law and constitutional scholar Alan M. Dershowitz is the author of such critically acclaimed books as Rights from Wrongs, The Case for Israel, and Why Terrorism Works. A professor at Harvard Law School, he lives in Massachusetts.

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