I guess my excuse here is that, while I have an idea of how I’d like to pursue this goal, I feel a bit gingerly about getting involved in, say, the labor movement while I’m in UK at the pleasure of the current government. If I got pegged for being a troublemaker, could they throw me out? I suppose it’s a bit chicken of me… 2 years ago
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Maybe it’s time to rejoin this group. I was on their founding board and got burned out, but just got back from their 10th anniversary celebration which was lovely and inspiring. 4 years ago
I set up for Shabbat services once every couple of months. I lead a torah service with about the same frequency. This week I led part of a shacharit service on 2nd day Rosh Hashanah. I guess those things are mitzvot.
I try to be a good friend to those who need me. I probably overly worry that those people will take up a lot of my time. But when I do spend time with said friends, I usually get a lot out of it.
Trying to end breast cancer, in my own particular…idiom.
No hard-core social justice work at the moment. Oh well. 4 years ago
my job fits in this category. It’s good to remember that, even if, sometimes, it feels like a net negative in the human kindness department. 4 years ago
Now that I’m working I was happy to be able to write a whole bunch of end-of-year checks to organizations I have had to neglect for the past year. 5 years ago
because I don’t really keep track of mitzvot, whereas I tend to go out of my way to do tikkun olam on an organized basis. Today, for example, I canvassed for domestic workers’ rights in Montgomery Co., with a Jewish organization I’ve volunteered with a lot in the past. 6 years ago