Occupy Wall Street Jews to ‚Occupy Judaism‘

14.10.2011                      16.Tischrei. 5772                       Sukkot 2

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Occupy Wall Street Jews to 'Occupy Judaism'

Jews in the Occupy Wall Street movement are finding Jewish inspiration for their protests, and setting their sights on rethinking Jewish institutions.

As protest movements under the banner of Occupy Wall Street grow in cities across the United States, a parallel movement deemed “Occupy Judaism” has sprung up as well.
The protests are now scenes for vivid experimentation in Judaism as well as society. Like the succot built at several protest sites, Occupy Judaism is an indication that there are Jews among the “99 percent” of people protesting their sense of disenfranchisement and dissatisfaction with inequalities in American society….