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Rabbi Mordechai Liebling


Communities and Resources

Rabbis Shawn Zevit and Mordechai Liebling discuss the uses and variety of values-based approaches to money and other resources in congregational planning, dues, budgets, building campaigns, fundraising and tzedakah. This program relates to the JRF leadership workshop and resource book on Jewish...

Governance Structures This document serves as a guide to different kinds of leadership structures that are important in congregational life and their well-being: the board, the executive committee, other committees, meetings.
Making Our Synagogues Vessels of Tikkun Olam Rabbi Mordechai Liebling is the former Torah of Money director at the Shefa Fund (now Bend the Arc). This article is adapted from a talk at the Jewish Reconstructionist Federation Tikkun Olam Kallah March, 2003.
One Family: The Four Children and the Disparity of Wealth

A guide for discussing income disparity at your Passover seder through the lens of the "four children" story.

How Much Is Enough?

In 2013-14, the Tikkun Olam Commission of the Reconstructionist movement is initiating actions and conversations about wealth and income inequality and the related question: How much is enough? This letter, written by Rabbi Mordechai Liebling, ’85, was originally sent to college students....

Introduction to Reconstructionism

Part two of a two-part conversation with Rabbi Mordechai Liebling about the development, philosophy, theology and practices that have emerged from Reconstructionist Judaism. An episode of Heart, Mind and Spirit.

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