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Ahavat Chesed

The Chafetz Chaim, Rabbi Israel Meir Kagan, published his book “Ahavat Chesed” in 1888. He used it to teach about the commandments of giving money to the needy and to inspire his followers to treat one another with kindness.

Ahavat Chesed - Chofetz Chayim

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Mah Tov – Asot Mishpat

Does anyone recognize the “Mah Tov – Asot Mishpat” workbook from 1970? The UAHC publication by Abraham and Adaia Shumsky encourages students to think about how to contribute to a better, more just world. BooksandBlintzes chose to share the book’s cover image as a showcase for asot mishpat, highlighting this action as an ongoing effort of nurturing growth, and its impact on other living things.Asot Mishpat Book Cover

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Micah 6:8 – Jewish Text Art Challenge Tammuz 5778

Micah 6:8 Tammuz CoverThis month’s #JewishTextArtChallenge is inspired by the words of the prophet Micah. Read as the haftara accompanying the Torah portion Balak, the prophet’s message gives the people a concise prescription for following God:

Justice.

Mercy.

Humility.

We look forward to featuring works that represent these ideals from our tradition, and the works of those who are inspired from these words.