Jewish Journal

Occupy the Language

By Aryeh Cohen

October 28, 2011 | 10:37 am

One young man in Zuccoti Park in New York, part of the Occupy Wall Street encampment, holds up a sign which boldly declares: “We’re here, we’re unclear, get used to it.” This... read on

  • Sukkah or Sodom

    By Aryeh Cohen

    October 19, 2011 | 5:07 pm

    This past Sunday, I had the privilege and pleasure of teaching Torah on the streets of Los Angeles. Specifically on Spring Street between First and Temple, on the east side of City Hall, amongst the community of hundreds that calls itself Occupy LA. A coalition of several people with... read on

  • Introduction: Justice in the City

    By Aryeh Cohen

    October 19, 2011 | 4:08 pm

    This blog will be about the intersection and intertwining of Judaism and social justice. It is called Justice in the City: Thinking About Judaism and Social Justice. I hope that the pieces are thoughtful and rise above the level of cliches and platitudes, and attempt to explore and... read on




Aryeh Cohen the author of the book Justice in the City: An Argument from the Sources of Rabbinic Judaism is a professor, a social justice activist, a rabbi and a lecturer.


Read more