Talk given by Weil at Beth Or Temple Sisterhood Sabbath, Raleigh, NC
In this speech, Weil explores the meaning of Judaism and the Jewish people. Arguing that "knowing our past we shall find strength and wisdom to meet the present," she urges her listeners to become familiar with Jewish history and the evolution of the Jewish religion. Weil focuses a great deal of attention on the practical nature of many Jewish laws and ideals, attributing the traditional Jewish interest in social justice to the fact that Jewish law dictates fair treatment not only of family and friends, but also of employees, the poor, and even animals. At the conclusion of her talk, she looks specifically at the contributions Jewish women can make to both the religious and the social life of the Jewish community.
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