9Adar is February 15-21, 2021 (Adar 3-9 5781)


Two Jews, Many Obligations

article“You work with Bedouins?!”, he asked, in a question that was noticeably more of a statement. I could sense that the man was growing increasingly agitated as I described my work to him. I explained that as part of my year as a Jewish Service Corps Fellow with the Joint Distribution Committee’s employment initiative in Israel, I taught English to the staff of an employment center in the Bedouin city of Rahat.

I recently learned that the debate about our responsibility to help non-Jews is almost as old as Judaism itself. Continue reading article by Erica Shaps here…

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