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There shall be no needy : pursuing social justice through Jewish law & tradition / Jill Jacobs ; foreword by Elliot N. Dorff ; preface by Simon Greer.

Authors: Jacobs, Jill, 1975-
Call number: 296.38 JAC
Publisher: Woodstock, Vt. : Jewish Lights Pub., 2009.
Publication date: 2009.
Subject: Social justice -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.
Judaism and social problems -- United States.
Judaism -- 20th century.
Rabbinical literature -- History and criticism.
Jewish ethics.
Title: There shall be no needy : pursuing social justice through Jewish law & tradition / Jill Jacobs ; foreword by Elliot N. Dorff ; preface by Simon Greer.
Edition: Hardcover ed.
Physical description: xix, 257 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents note: A vision of economic justice -- Essential terms: tikkun olam, tzedek, and prophetic Judaism -- Defining poverty and the poor -- Sufficient for one's needs: the collection and allocation of tzedakah -- Servants to servants or servants to God: workers, employers, and unions -- They shall tremble no more: housing and homelessness -- I will remove illness from within your midst: the provision of health care -- The city and the garden: environmental sustainability for the twenty-first century -- When your brother is flogged: crime, punishment, and rehabilitation.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 222-246) and index.
ISBN: 9781580233941 (hardcover)
1580233945 (hardcover)
LCCN: 2008055280
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1199977
Bib No.: 1199977

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