Living a Jewish Life The values we live by each day
Blessing We express our appreciation for the blessings God has given us.
Peace We actively pursue Shalom – peace in our hearts, peace in our in our world.
Shabbat We cherish Shabbat, a time for renewal of body and spirit, which links us with Jewish life and tradition.
Returning to a Right Path We recognize our mistakes, decide to do better, and act on that decision.
Forgiveness We forgive to heal our own wounds and the wounds of others.
Compassion and Lovingkindness We show our concern for the well-being of others, and act with kindness and care.
Justice We treat all of God’s children with fairness and dignity.
Mitzvah We express our Jewish values by fulfilling sacred obligations.
Worship Our prayers are a pathway to a relationship with God.
Joy We discover joy through the daily practice of Judaism.
God’s Presence We recognize moments of God’s presence in our lives.
Holiness We seek and create holy moments in our lives.
In God’s Image We respect all of God’s children.
Repairing the World We work to make the world a better place for all of God’s creatures.
Remembrance We honor our Jewish past.
Hopefulness In the face of challenge and despair, Torah teaches us to have hope and take action.
The Greater Jewish Community We have a special connection with every Jew, in every time, in every place.
Lifelong Jewish Learning “And the study of Torah is equal to them all, because it leads to them all.”
Temple Beth Jacob 2000, 2009