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To Learn Is To Do: A Tikkun Olam Roadmap

ISBN: 978-0-8074-0729-5
SKU: U545
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Formerly URJ Press #123935

For Grades 5-6


  • Text-based study of tikkun olam using Torah, Torah commentary, and other primary sources
  • Introduces related mitzvot
  • Includes Hebrew key words, roots, and phrases related to tikkun olam
  • Highlights organizations that do the actual everyday work of tikkun olam
  • Can be used as an independent curricular unit, or integrated into Hebrew, text-study, Torah, or tzedakah curricular units
  • Accompanying teacher's guide available
  • Attractive, humorous black-and-white line drawings


  • Provides roadmap of tikkun olam
  • Teaches students that being Jewish involves both learning and doing
  • Provides practical, realistic ways for students to begin their lifelong connection to ethical living
  • Highlights values embodied in text sources
  • Focuses on the organizations, traditions, and rituals that help us carry out those values
  • Enables teachers to make connections between text study and Jewish living
  • User-friendly teacher's guide offers suggestions for classroom implementation, with specific suggestions for integrating this material into other curricular units

A URJ Press Publication

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