Welcome to Module 9!
In this module, we begin to explore what practicing spiritual guidance with Jews looks like, as well as what Jewish spiritual guidance looks like. We will be introduced to key concepts within Judaism, such as Shabbat, Torah, tikkun olam, mashpia, and mashgiach, and consider how the Holocaust and anti-Semitism continue to impact Jews today.
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History is important for Jews, because history is scripted and planned by God, so every event in history holds some extent of significance. They happen for a reason. Jews have active stance toward their lives and their contexts: history, according to free will that God gave. the goal of Judaism is to better the world by acting on changing what is to what should be. They also value collectiveness because an individual can't make a change on history but a group. Even a prophet needs a group to effect a change in a society.
~ Huston Smith
"We're all just walking each other home."