Flexing Ethical Muscles
“Taking power and the costs of power…have become central concerns of the Jewish people… Ethical muscles not flexed for centuries are now used; sometimes they are stiff and sore…” – Rabbi I. Greenberg
This lesson explores the great responsibility that comes with having power and decision-making ability. The lesson uses two legal judgments made by Israel’s Supreme Court to expose the students to the complex nature of this responsibility. (more…)
In this session for students we explore some other ways in which Zionism can be defined. Taking Lederhendler‘s lead, we will explore the relationship between Zionism and Jewish identity, not only in Israel but around the world.
In the contemporary scene, where Jews around the world are bound together by existential questions about the Jewish future, to what extent can the State of Israel and the Jewish…