Browse by Category Items: 0 Total: $0.00
Adult Non Fiction/Text Study
Bar/Bat Mitzvah Preparation
Best Sellers
Certificates for Congregations
Chanukah Gifts
Children's Books
Congregation & Board Resources
Curriculum/Textbooks
--Mitkadem Digital (NEW!)
e-Books
Ethics
Gifts & Gift Certificates
Hebrew
Holidays
Holocaust
Israel
Jewish Living
Miscellaneous
Music - Recorded (CDs)
Music - Recorded (Downloads)
Music - Sheet - Choral Works
Music - Sheet (Downloads)
Music - Sheet - Rental Scores
Music - Sheet - Solo Voice
Music - Song Books, Folios and Instrumental
NEW PRODUCTS
NAJCF (North American Jewish Choral Festival)
Outreach and Membership
Passover
Reform Judaism
Remembering Debbie Friedman
RJ Magazine Subscriptions & eBooks
Sacred Texts
Shabbat
Social Justice/Tikkun Olam
Spirituality
Teacher & School Committee Resources
Torah and Haftarah MP3s




URJ Books And Music :: Congregation & Board Resources :: Lirdof Tzedek: A Guide to Synagogue Social Action

Lirdof Tzedek: A Guide to Synagogue Social Action
Click to enlarge   Click to enlarge

ISBN: 0-8074-0885-9

Paperback
Lirdof Tzedek: A Guide to Synagogue Social Action

Evely Laser Shlensky. Rabbi Marc D. Israel, Editor

Details
 
SKU 167278
Weight 0.64 lbs
Price: $14.00

Options
 
Quantity

Add to cart
        



Whether you are looking to expand a successful social action program or are working to build one, Lirdof Tzedek: A Guide to Synagogue Social Action is an important resource for you and your congregation. Lirdof Tzedek provides step-by-step guidelines for all aspects of synagogue social action programming, from establishing the appropriate structures within the congregation to effecting change on the local, regional and national levels.

This guide, which is the long-awaited successor to the Commission on Social Action"s 1983 Social Action Manual, also includes important study materials on the mandate for social justice in Jewish tradition and the history of the Reform Movement in helping to make our dreams of tikkun olam a reality. Every social action chair, every Rabbi, and every activist should have a copy!

To download the Table of Contents and Introduction, please visit Lirdof Tzedek: A Guide to Synagogue Social Action on the RAC site.

Author/Composer/Illustrator/Artist

Israel, Marc
Shlensky, Evely Laser

Recommended products list
Customers who bought this product also bought the following products:


Upcoming Events:
December 11, 2013
Biennial 2013
Most Popular Items:
Haftarah Commentary, The

Warehouse Sale! Formerly $50.00. No other discounts apply.

The Haftarah Commentary is a comprehensive new translation of the weekly selections from the Prophets and Writings, complete with meticulously cantillated Hebrew text, commentary and translations, essays, gleanings from sources modern and ancient, notes, glossary, bibliography, and additional selections for use as alternatives to the traditional haftarot. To insure the accuracy and accessibility of the new volume, consulting editor S. David Sperling, a professor of Hebrew at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, reviewed the entire text and commentary.

Look what they're saying about The Haftarah Commentary:

"Eminently useful."--Rabbi Harold M. Schulweis, Valley Beth Shalom, Encino, CA

"A first-class, actually world-class, volume."--David Noel Freedman, Editor, Anchor Bible Dictionary

"The goal is to entice people into reading the Bible."--Gustav Niebuhr, The New York Times

Learn More
My Jewish World: An Early Childhood Music Curriculum (Book/CD set)

Music can be a wonderfully effective teaching tool for preschool aged children. My Jewish World guides teachers through the process of introducing and utilizing song in the classroom to teach Jewish values.

In her comprehensive and easy to follow book, Judy Caplan Ginsburgh includes twenty-six songs, religious and secular, that will help to facilitate an environment of fun and learning. Each song addresses important Jewish concepts and many use Hebrew words and prayers. Judy provides comments, activities, and creative ideas, specific for each song, which can be used in the classroom to learn about being Jewish every day. The importance of saying the Sh'ma each morning, learning the Hebrew words for colors, understanding body parts, and the value of cooperation are only some of the Jewish concepts touched on in the book.

In addition, Judy Ginsburgh includes a list of suggested books for many of the topics. These books help to reinforce and expand the lessons laid out in the curriculum.

With a helpful glossary of Hebrew and Yiddish terms and the companion music CD, My Jewish World is a wonderful guide to making music significant in the Jewish classroom.

Learn More
Heads and Tales: Stories of the Sages to Enlighten Our Minds

Rabbi Edwin Goldberg's new book Heads and Tales: Stories from the Sages to Enlighten our Minds brings age-old tales to life once more. Designed as an introduction to the art of reading rabbinic literature, Heads and Tales opens the door to the creative genius of the rabbis of long ago.

Using this carefully selected collection of stories, Heads and Tales will help instill a love of Jewish stories, while also helping students gain the skills needed to be critical readers of these traditional stories. In addition, these stories demonstrate that the issues that concerned our ancestors in past generations are similar or are the same as those that concern us today. The tales found in the book, while they may have been written in years gone by, remain most relevant.

  • Perfect introduction to traditional text study
  • Texts provided in both Hebrew and English
  • Discussion questions included
  • Insightful commentary on each story
  • Well-suited for high school or adult education classes

Learn More
Mark Your Calendar