Righteous Indignation: A Jewish Call for Justice

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Jewish Lights Publishing
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6.36 X 1.15 X 9.26 inches | 1.44 pounds
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About the Author

Rabbi Or N. Rose is an associate dean at the Rabbinical School of Hebrew College. He is the coeditor of God in All Moments: Mystical and Practical Spiritual Wisdom from Hasidic Masters and Righteous Indignation: A Jewish Call for Justice; Jewish Mysticism and the Spiritual Life: Classical Texts, Contemporary Reflections and Speaking Torah: Spiritual Teachings from around the Maggid's Table, Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 (all Jewish Lights).


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--Association of Jewish Libraries

"An essential and engaging source to read, study, refer to and strengthen our resolve. Let all who care about justice or Judaism enter here."
--Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz, PhD, author, The Colors of Jews: Racial Politics and Radical Diasporism

"Unites the memory of yesterday with the promise of tomorrow. Addresses all of us, here and now."
--Rabbi Harold M. Schulweis, Valley Beth Shalom

"Rich and passionate, these expressions will inspire you to consider your obligations as a Jew, as an American and as a global citizen, while challenging you to take thoughtful and effective action in the world."
--Jewish Media Review

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--Professor Susannah Heschel, author, Abraham Geiger and the Jewish Jesus

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--Rabbi J. Rolando Matalon, Congregation B'nai Jeshurun, New York City

"Particularly noteworthy in exploring the role of social action and community organizing as a means of expressing one's Jewishness and Judaism."
--Jewish Book World

"Varied and interesting ... represents the cutting edge of the Jewish prophetic tradition in our contemporary world. Read it and be inspired!"
--Rabbi Arthur Green

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--Publishers Weekly