Sep 24, 2009

from PJA: On Health Care, Our Fundamental Principles this Yom Kippur

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 Yom Kippur and Healthcare:
What's the Connection?

Out of CA's Quagmire 3On Health Care, Our Fundamental Principles

by Elissa Barrett
The Jewish Daily Forward

"We know that we bear collective
responsibility for building a just and holy community
(kehilla kedosha)...collectively we bear responsibility for our neighbors vices and well-being."

As the nation fights over the details, the need for comprehensive medical care for all remains a fundamental tenet of Jewish tradition, as PJA Executive Director Elissa Barrett explains in her Yom Kippur themed Op Ed.

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