Justice, justice shall you pursue, that you may live and inherit the land that the Lord your God is giving you.
- Deuteronomy 16:20
"Jewish civilization is a means to greater ends – the fulfillment of the individual, the responsibility of individuals to treat others as reflections of the divine image, and the responsibility of each community to seek global justice and peace among all communities."
- Alpert, Rebecca and Staub, Jacob, Exploring Judaism A Reconstructionist Approach, p24
"Jewish Religion maintains eventual triumph of justice over brute force as the very essence of the faith in God"
- Kaplan, Mordecai M, Basic Values in Jewish Religion, p 43