tikkun olam

Holding Two Truths

As an American Jew, I am of two minds when it comes to America. Like nearly everybody that went through the public school system in this country, my social studies education was taught through a white supremacist lens— not overtly or intentionally but white supremacist all the same. All my life, White Supremacist meant to …

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Slice of Life #2

Do you know the term, “tikkun olam”? It’s Hebrew for “heal the world”, and it is a central tenet of Jewish values. From the time I was very small, I learned that giving is an important part of being a member of society. I also learned that giving doesn’t have to mean donating a lot …

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