Week 2: Now’s the Time To Start!

January 16, 2014 | Gail Greenberg

This week’s theme…

Lo Alecah Hamlacha Ligmor (or Now’s the Time To Start!)

Rabbi Tarfon Says: It is not your responsibility to complete the task,

but neither are you free to desist from it (Pirkei Avot 2:21).

Hyphenated Words to Live By

It’s time to create your own Tikkun Olam Business Card. If you could give yourself any Mitzvah Title in the world, what would it be? Learn more here!

Hyphenated Words

The Starfish Story… or “I helped that one!”

The starfish story shares the importance of doing you part… even if others don’t understand why. Many of us have heard the story, others have not. But do you know how it relates to being Jewish? Check it out!

Starfish Story

Love Music?

We all must stand up and help… Here are songs that remind us to start the action, be brave, and roar!

Kol B’Seder Lo Alecha Hamlacha Ligmor: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04-tMMe4lrw

Sarah Bareilles Brave: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QUQsqBqxoR4

Katy Perry Roar: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CevxZvSJLk8

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