The Mishnah, at the end of Horayos, teaches the laws of triage. Those principles convey the guidelines of determining whose life to save first when a rescuer encounters multiple people

whose physical lives are in danger. Is there spiritual triage? If there are limited resources, how does an outreach professional determine which non-observant Jews take precedence in kiruv?

Please click here to continue reading: Triage in Kiruv: Who Takes Precedence?

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Please refer to the archives below for the previously published chapters of the Laws of Outreach:

Preface to The Laws of Outreach

Chapter I: The Mitzvos of Kiruv

Chapter II: Kiruv as a Rescue Mission

Chapter III: Categories of Transgressors and Our Obligations Toward Them

Chapter IV:  Contemporary Non-Observant Jews

Chapter V: Halachic Applications of Tinokos Shenishbu in our Time

Chapter VI: Lifnei Iver

Chapter VII: Invitations for Shabbos

Chapter VIII: Kiruv Through Food

Chapter IX: Marriage

Chapter X: Teaching Torah

Chapter XI: Male – Female Interactions

Chapter XII: Loving and Hating All in One

Chapter XIII: Tochachah – Giving Rebuke

Chapter IV: Chanufah and Outreach – Undeserved Flattering

Appendix 1: Torah Leaders on Engaging in Outreach

Appendix 2: Raising Children When Engaging in Outreach


_______________________________ is honored to present free to the Olami Community and beyond, the final installment of Rabbi Avraham Edelstein’s new landmark sefer, The Laws of Outreach. We are greatly appreciative that Rabbi Edelstein has kindly offered to share this important publication, including extensive Hebrew footnotes, with rabbis, educators and mekarvim worldwide. Please click here to purchase a copy of the Laws of Outreach.

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