Jonathan Schorsch

Professor of Jewish Religious and Intellectual History

In addition to teaching at the Universität Potsdam, Schorsch founded the Jewish Activism Summer School in 2016 ( and the Green Sabbath Project in 2019 (

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Shabbat: A Day of Rest//

Giving the World a Break By Embracing Shabbat

by Jonathan Schorsch

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People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.


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