In the weeks before Rosh Hashanah, I participated in several gatherings of people whose lives are devoted to service and social change, and, especially, to engaging more individuals and communities to care about these things.
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A lot of serious work is being done to enhance the Jewish commitment to making service an integral part of how we live.
"Peoplehood" is the latest reminder of a familiar problem for the organized Jewish community: American Jews in general don't feel compelled to connect to their Jewish tradition.
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