Speak Torah To Power

Rabbi Rachel Timoner was one of three Jewish educators invited to participate in Avodah’s Speak Torah To Power Speaker Series. Watch* her powerful speech, Radical Humanity: Inalienable Dignity and American Public Policy.

“Radical” has become a bad word in our society, but Judaism teaches that we need to be radical about one thing: the dignity and value of human life…let’s become radicals.

*The speech begins about 18 minutes in.
About the Speak Torah to Power Speaker Series

Top Jewish educators from around the country address today’s most pressing issues in this transformational speaker series that explores the connection between activism, service, spirituality, community, and Jewish wisdom. Speakers draw upon Jewish texts, events, and traditions to discuss aspects of Jewish wisdom that are most relevant to improving today’s world.

Speak Torah to Power is presented by Avodah in partnership with UJA – Federation of New York, Time for Good and Jewish Life in Action.