Conflict & Emergency

Source Sheet

From the Sources is designed by AJWS to facilitate holiday text study around issues of social justice. We invite you to engage in the texts and use them in your community to teach and take action.
From the Sources is a teaching resource developed by American Jewish World Service designed to help rabbis and Jewish educators engage in thoughtful text study with students and congregants. The source sheet teaches about human trafficking, sex work, and power through the story of Esther.
This source sheet explores Jewish responses to disaster. It uses modern and ancient texts to encourage taking action to respond to the January, 2010 earthquake in Haiti. This source sheet could be tailored to a discussion around a different disaster, as well.
Remaining steadfast in our pursuit of helping those who are in need.
What is the most effective way to protest? How do we address immoral leadership, objectification of women, etc. assuming collective responsibility?
Tisha B'Av study sheet
Explore texts regarding obligatory and optional wars and the role of trees in war.
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