CCAR JOURNAL: THE REFORM JEWISH QUARTERLY

Published by the Central Conference of American Rabbis

Excerpts from the Spring 2008 ISSUE

 

CONTENTS

Symposium Issue on Tikkun Olam

FROM THE EDITOR

At the Gate - בשער

ARTICLES

Introduction
Charles A. Kroloff

A Jewish Theology of Social Action 
Eugene B. Borowitz

The Use and Abuse of Jewish Tradition in Political Debate 
David Saperstein

The Use of Mipnei Tikkun Ha'Olam in the Babylonian Talmud
David S. Widzer

Israel: Social Justice and Reform Responsibility
David J. Forman

Building the Power for Redemption: An Introduction to and Theology of Congregation-based Community Organizing
Jonah Dov Pesner and Lila Foldes

A Dialogue on Tikkun Olam

In the Beginning: A Personal Memoir of Social Action and Reform Judaism in America
Albert Vorspan

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights 
Murray Saltzman

BOOK REVIEWS

Over My Dead Body: Some Grave Questions for God
David J. Forman Reviewed by Edwin Goldberg

Jewish Spiritual Direction: An Innovative Guide from Traditional and Contemporary Sources
Howard A. Addison and Barbara E. Breitman Reviewed by Jennifer Solomon