Responsibility & Leadership

Taking Responsibility for Others in Times of Crisis

How do I balance my self-interest with my responsibility to care for others? How can Queen Esther from the Purim story inspire us to take responsibility for our people? How do I approach government officials to intervene on behalf of people who are suffering?

We are not alone in this world. Each of us belongs to a specific cultural or religious community and, at the same time, we are part of the human race. What is my responsibility towards others? How do I balance my self-interests with my obligation to care for others? Standing up for others requires staying power, courage, determination and faith in our leaders’ abilities to support us in our mission. The hostage crisis in Gaza affects not only the Jewish people, but all people throughout the world. How should we advocate on behalf of the hostages? What is the message we should convey to our political leaders? How do we remain hopeful and vigilant even with the passage of time?

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"HOMELAND CONCERT" :1,000 musicians and singers from all over Israel, along with families of the hostages, gather in the Caesarea Amphitheatre, playing and singing for the release of all the captives.
In partnership with

Dedicate this activity in honor of

Mohammad Alatrash 40
Mohammad is a father of 13. His family was informed that he is being held captive in Gaza.
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