My liberal Jewish guilt was really starting to bug me. In the wake of the 2008 presidential election, I reflected on how I perceived the nation was changing. In doing so, I faced a cold, hard truth; I hadn't done anything but vote.
Saperstein: "The number of Americans in need is expanding, and so must our compassion, creativity, and collective will to help them through this trying time."
I was young and inexperienced. (That should serve as an excuse if I need one). No one told me when I read Leviticus at 19-years-old that I shouldn't fall in love it. Yes, you read that correctly - Leviticus.