Long before it was culturally hip to be speaking about spiritual meaning and personal transformation, before many spiritually alienated Americans decided to rediscover their religion or adopt new ones, before people began to rethink the values of a society that was trapped in a poisonous paradigm of cynicism and self-interest, before citizens began to recognize that the bar measuring societal values is set unacceptably low when its highest point never rises above the bottom-line, there was TIKKUN.