Rabbis Without Borders: They Warned Me About This In Hebrew School

February 4, 2017

"It reminded me of so much we teach from Jewish tradition: That study leads to action. A debate raged in the Talmud about the importance of study versus the importance of action. Rabbi Akiva concluded that study is important because it leads to action, and that’s the first thing that came to mind when I saw the sign. We learn, we teach, we explore our human values through a Jewish lens, so that we can act when action is needed...."

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By Rabbi Laura Baum, a Rabbis Without Borders Fellow, from the Rabbis Without Borders Blog on My Jewish Learning.com