Nechama Leibowitz, "New Studies in Shemot," Parshat Shemot, (Israel: Haomanim Press, 1993), p. 41
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Only when [the] championing of justice brings no reward can we be convinced of the unselfishness of the deed.
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Suggested Discussion Questions:

1. What is the reward the comes with championing justice?

2. In what ways is the reward individual? In what ways does the reward spread beyond the single do-er?

3. What is the significance of justice work not being unselfish?

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Time Period: Modern (Spinoza through post-WWII)