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Aleinu, Our Duty

Aleinu, Our Duty


Abraham Joshua Heschel. a rabbi who marched for civil rights alongside Martin Luther King, Jr
Wrote that morally speaking, there is no limit to the concern one must feel for the suffering of human beings,
That indifference to evil is worse than evil itself
That in a free society, some are guilty but all are responsible
May we continue to practice tikkun olam, repairing the world
May we continue to practice, gemilut chasidim, acts of lovingkindness
May we continue to practice tzedakah, just giving
May we recognize that all beings are created equal, b'tzelem elohim, in the image of the divine
May we walk way away to day knowing that each of us has the power to create change.

by Deanna Neil