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  • Tikkun olam doesn’t repair the world

    By Dennis Prager

    June 3, 2015 | 11:52 am

    For most Jews who care about Judaism, the moral essence of Judaism — indeed its ultimate purpose — is tikkun olam, literally meaning “repairing the world.”

    For Jews who regularly use the term, it almost always refers to taking what are known as “progressive” social positions.

  • Discovering Life Lessons in Ancient Texts

    By Masa Israel Journey

    April 28, 2011 | 12:07 pm

    by Louis Sachs, student at Masa Israel’s Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

    I have spent the past nine months, living in Jerusalem and absorbed in the history of the Jewish people. Through Masa Israel Journey, I am a student at the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies, where I engage...