JRF resource packet on money and Jewish values
by Rabbi Shawn Zevit and Rabbi Shira Stutman
- 140 pages that stimulate discussion about issues surrounding money and values, both on a personal and communal level. Spiral-bound softcover.
- Explore what Jewish tradition and contemporary Reconstructionist congregations have to offer in this area.
- Impart skills and basic information about a range of financial issues in communal life from a Jewish values-based perspective to help bring the Torah of Money home!
Session One: Introduction—Personal attitudes towards money
Sessions Two & Three: Texts from Tradition Jewish Values and Wisdom
Session Three: Texts from Today- Money and Jewish Community
Sessions Four & Five: Planning & Budgeting
Sessions Six to Eight: Dues and Financial Policy
Sessions Nine to Eleven: Capital Campaigns & Fundraising
Session Twelve: Siyyum! Summary and Synthesis
Appendices include: Activities for children and teens, bibliography and other organizations doing money and values work.
Tzedakah texts and lessons woven into each session.