What Role does Government Play in Our Spiritual Lives?

“The role of government is to balance communal and individual good. This is only possible when society is governed by the principles of morality and justice, law and order, under one G-d.”

What is the role of government? Is it merely to legislate laws and serve as a referee to maintain the peace and coexistence of its peoples? Or does government have a deeper and more spiritual responsibility?

With so much distrust in our governments today and the polarization of our political parties, many of us have become quite skeptical if not cynical about the function of government. It is now time to revisit the premise on the role and responsibility of government.

Please join Rabbi Jacobson to discover fascinating insights into human nature and its drive to build societies and bodies to govern their lives. Learn how we are not victims and products of our governments; quite the contrary: we have the ability to shape government. Come away with a new confidence and appreciation of the power we have to create a better world.

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