Table of Contents for There Shall Be No Needy : Pursuing Social Justice Through Jewish Law & Tradition


Acknowledgments ix
Foreword xi
Rabbi Elliot N. Dorff
Preface xvii
Simon Greer
Introduction The Search for an Integrated Judaism 1(8)
A Vision of Economic Justice
9(40)
Essential Terms
Tikkun Olam, Tzedek, and Prophetic Judaism
24(25)
Defining Poverty and the Poor
49(173)
Sufficient for One's Needs
The Collection and Allocation of Tzedakah
79(18)
Servants to Servants or Servants to God
Workers, Employers, and Unions
97(35)
They Shall Tremble No More
Housing and Homelessness
132(27)
I Will Remove Illness from Within Your Midst
The Provision of Health Care
159(20)
The City and the Garden
Environmental Sustainability for the Twenty-first Century
179(13)
When Your Brother is Flogged
Crime, Punishment, and Rehabilitation
192(22)
CONCLUSION
Judaism in the Public Sphere
214(8)
Notes 222(25)
Glossary 247(4)
Suggestions for Further Reading 251(1)
Index 252