“It is not upon you to complete the task, but you are not free to desist from it” (Pirkei Avot 2:21). The world around us is in deep need of repair, and the Reform movement has long been at the forefront of “praying with our feet.” What still needs to be repaired in the world? Does your Judaism color or influence the ways in which you approach service or social justice? Explore how the notion of tikkun olam has changed over time, and how the Reform movement has come to see the “repair of the world” as a cornerstone of our identity.
The Annual New York Area Reform College Shabbaton will be held at HUC-JIR New York February 24-25, 2017.