Tikkun Olam: Is it Jewish?



Tikkun Olam might literally mean “fixing the world,” but it’s commonly understood as “Jewish Social Justice.” But what’s so Jewish about the idea of fixing the world and when did people decide it was broken? Join us as we figure out how Tikkun Olam transitioned into one of the most Jewish buzzwords of all and what healing the world looks like in practice.

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Image and Footage credits:
– Wellcome Collection
– United States Holocaust Memorial Museum/Shneur Elgar
– Leichtag Foundation
– Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs
– Israeli Defense Forces
– US Embassy Jerusalem
– US Navy
– The Construction Channel
– RAC/URJ

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