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Tikkun (2015) 30 (1): 18–21.
Published: 01 January 2015
...MICHAEL LERNER Copyright © Tikkun magazine 2015 Sharon Gilbertson ( artwithvision.com ) Heeding the Torah’s call for a Sabbatical Year would bring us one step closer to truly caring for the earth. Painting by Sharon Gilbertson. Sharon Gilbertson (artwithvision.com). / Heeding...
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Published: 01 January 2015
Shutterstock The Sabbatical Year would allow us to transcend our utilitarian orientation toward nature. Shutterstock. / The Sabbatical Year would allow us to transcend our utilitarian orientation toward nature. More
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Published: 01 January 2015
Sharon Gilbertson ( artwithvision.com ) Heeding the Torah’s call for a Sabbatical Year would bring us one step closer to truly caring for the earth. Painting by Sharon Gilbertson. Sharon Gilbertson (artwithvision.com). / Heeding the Torah’s call for a Sabbatical Year would bring us one step More
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Tikkun (2015) 30 (2): 18–19.
Published: 01 April 2015
.... The creation of a Sabbatical Year. If we adopted the practice of the Sabbatical Year globally, then every seven years, a seventh of the countries of the world would halt all forms of production and work, and the other countries would provide them with food and energy. Residents of the Sabbatical countries...
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Tikkun (2013) 28 (3): 22–24.
Published: 01 August 2013
... that it almost seems sacrilegious to question it. Yet that was precisely what the Torah and Jewish tradition set out to do over two thousand years ago. The Torah approaches the question of land ownership (Leviticus 25) by commanding that every seventh year be considered a Sabbatical year in which all work...
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Tikkun (2015) 30 (1): 17.
Published: 01 January 2015
... to explore what it would mean to take seriously the Torah’s call for the cancellation of all debts and a yearlong halt to economic production every seven years (through the observance of a Sabbatical Year) and the equal redistribution of property every fifty years (through the observance of a Jubilee Year...
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Tikkun (2008) 23 (3): 55–58.
Published: 01 August 2008
... the seven times seven sabbatical years of the forty-nine years of the sabbatical cycle. The Biblical life-rhythm emphasis on periodic withdrawal for the purpose of self-awareness is institutionalized . f t not only into the weekly...
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Tikkun (2016) 31 (2): 5–6.
Published: 01 April 2016
... renewals of their charters. Adopt the biblical jubilee so that every fifty years all wealth is returned to a roughly equal distribution for everyone on the planet. Adopt the biblical sabbatical year so that the vast majority of people would have a full year each seventh calendar year in which...
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Tikkun (2015) 30 (3): 3.
Published: 01 August 2015
... am very pleased to see that through the online addendums to the Winter 2015 issue (published at tikkun.org/jubilee ) the Jubilee and debt sabbatical themes are still very much alive in Tikkun magazine. I’d like to share a response to Norman Solomon’s online contribution, “The Jubilee...
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Tikkun (2010) 25 (6): 59–62.
Published: 01 December 2010
... spiritual retreat. The next stage of the system is the Sabbatical Year, during which the outward (and correspondingly inward) practices of the Sabbath find even sharper expression. The Torah’s vision of the Sabbatical...
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Tikkun (2008) 23 (2): 44–45.
Published: 01 April 2008
... on 116th Street in Harlem. My family and I joined Canaan the year I was on sabbatical leave at Union Theological Seminary...
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Tikkun (2008) 23 (3): 70–71.
Published: 01 August 2008
..., Karlin, Lubavitch, Vizhnitz, etc. I belonged to a Zionist youth group and watched 16mm movies I am glad that some are practicing the Shmittah, a sabbatical of kibbutzim, danced the Hora, and began to pronounce Hebrew year in Israel, and giving Terumrrmh andM a’asser of our produce...
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Tikkun (2013) 28 (4): 5–6.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., reading, play, humor, etc.). This practice can strengthen a campaign for a Sabbatical Year, in which almost all work stops once every seven years (more about this biblical idea in a future issue of Tikkun ). This will help people let go of the mania of consumption and the false idea that “unlimited...
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Tikkun (2014) 29 (4): 43–44.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of a lifetime for skills training or a sabbatical, should an employee become disabled. Disability supports, such as assistive devices that enable a disabled worker to do specific tasks, would no longer be linked to a particular job. Rather, disability supports would be tied to the individual as a matter...
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Tikkun (2008) 23 (4): 48–50.
Published: 01 November 2008
... the right to ancestral property is. It's not even human rights, though we will see how they emerge. It’s that the only thing that is framed unequivocally as a right in the Torah is concerned with the human connection to land. The Jubilee year itself, along with the six Sabbatical or Shmitta years...
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Tikkun (2017) 32 (3): 46–51.
Published: 01 August 2017
..., Sister Mary Pius found herself assigned to the Sisters of Loretto, a convent for the care of aging and infirm retired nuns. She was also granted dispensation from the convent back in Brooklyn, a formal sabbatical, of sorts. She was further instructed that she could not wear her habit during this period...
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Tikkun (2010) 25 (4): 21–25.
Published: 01 November 2010
... willit us if of warns that follow disaster self-restraint; we the sabbatical act this if with we let of Abraham, of oil. gallon last every recover to floor ocean mile-deep...