הוא היה אומר
לא עליך המלאכה לגמור
ולא אתה בן חורין לבטל ממנה
Rabbi Tarfon used to say: “You are not required to complete the task, but you are not free to desist from it”.
1.This text is about working towards social justice in the world. According to the text, what is our responsibility?
2. Use the thinking routine Compass Points to further consider this idea.
What excites you about this idea? What is good about it?
What worries you about this idea? What is the downside?
N= Need to know
What else do you need to know? What questions do you have about this idea?
What is your stance or opinion about the idea? Do you think following this advice could make a difference in the world? What makes you say that?