• Maurice is the author of three books: Moses: A Stranger Among Us (2012); Leviticus: You Have No Idea (2013), and The Forgotten Sage: Rabbi Joshua ben Hananiah and the Birth of Judaism as We Know It (2019), all from Cascade Books. He blogs at He is married to Melissa Crabbe, and they have two children, Clarice Harris and Hunter Harris.

Tikkun Olam Is an Authentic Jewish Value

Tikkun Olam Is an Authentic Jewish Value

Maurice Harris argues that liberal Jewish communities have the full right to use tikkun olam as an umbrella term, despite opposition voiced by conservative critics. The spiritual significance of the term is not undervalued, he writes, by the use of it.

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