Being in the Business of Tikkun Olam

Being in the Business of Tikkun Olam
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Anita Zucker

CEO | Intertech

What can “people, profits, and planet” teach us about Tikkun Olam (repair the world)?  Anita Zucker explores how approaching the Jewish value of Tikkun Olam through a business model of the Thre... See more


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The real meaning of Tikkun Olam | Religion

There's nothing like studying the Talmud to learn more about Judaism. I'm not referring to long hours in a Jerusalem yeshiva with one's head buried in the text, but rather to the study program called . Reading a page a day, one can get through the entire Talmud in seven and a half years.

Zeek | The History of "Tikkun Olam" | Jill Jacobs

There may be no other term that is simultaneously as beloved and as reviled in Jewish progressive circles as the phrase "tikkun olam." For some...

A role for Tikkun Olam in business | Opinion

In this day and age, doing well and doing good are not mutually exclusive. Although the concept of tikkun olam is rooted in Jewish texts and traditions, its importance and application transcend the Jewish community and can be applied to achieve change in the world at large.

Anita  Zucker, 

CEO | Intertech

The daughter of Holocaust survivors, Anita Zucker is a businesswoman and philanthropist. Zucker is currently the Chairperson and CEO for The InterTech Group, Inc. She was also the first woman to become CEO of the Hudson’s Bay Company following the death of her husband, Jerry Zucker, who was then CEO. Previously, Zucker was an elementary school teacher for ten years. She serves on many boards including the Coastal Community Foundation, Saul Alexander Foundation, the Jewish Endowment Fund, the College of Charleston Jewish Studies and the Addlestone Hebrew Academy. She was past president of the Charleston Jewish Federation; chair of B’nai B’rith Youth Organization; and president of Women’s American ORT, and was a member of South Carolina Business Education Partnership Committee for Excellence in Education and former chair of the South Carolina Network of Business Partners for Education. She holds a BA in Education from the University of Florida and MEd in Educational Administration and Supervision from the University of North Florida. In addition, Zucker owns the Carolina Ice Palace, the Original Ms. Rose’s Fine Food and Cocktails, Tristan restaurant, and the South Carolina Stingrays.