Jewish Dimensions of Social Justice: Tough Moral Choices of Our Time

Jewish Dimensions of Social Justice: Tough Moral Choices of Our Time

by Albert Vorspan
     
 

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Written by two of the nations leading Jewish social activist. This fully updated successor to Tough Choices and to the widely used series of social justice texts by Albert Vorspan and David Saperstein is the perfect volume for confirmation, high school, youth groups, and adult education classes. Bringing together Jewish perspectives and moral policy analysis on… See more details below

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Written by two of the nations leading Jewish social activist. This fully updated successor to Tough Choices and to the widely used series of social justice texts by Albert Vorspan and David Saperstein is the perfect volume for confirmation, high school, youth groups, and adult education classes. Bringing together Jewish perspectives and moral policy analysis on scores of urgent issuesfrom abortion to capital punishment and from the Mideast peace process to religious freedom in Israel and the United StatesJewish Dimensions of Social Justice looks closely at the challenges posed by these and other areas of social justice to Jews in North America today.

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This is an updated successor to the authors' Tough Choices (1992). Examines social issues through the lens of Jewish practice and belief, and brings together analysis of issues such as bioethics, AIDS, gun control, economic justice, the environment, international affairs, civil rights, religion, and the changing Jewish family. No index. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807406502
Publisher:
URJ Press
Publication date:
07/28/1999
Pages:
358
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
15 - 17 Years

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