Morality; Ethics; Values
Social, Monetary and Ethical dilemmas presented through the perspective of Jewish Law
Social, monetary and ethical dilemmas presented through the perspective of Jewish Law
Ethics of the Fathers is a tractate of the Mishna that details the Torah's views on ethics and interpersonal relationships. Enjoy insights, audio classes and stories on these fascinating topics.
The war against the divine image in man
Can the world survive on ethics devised by human reason? Well, we tried. It’s called the 20th century.
A Taste of Text—Mishpatim
Unquestioning acceptance of G‑d’s commandments does not mean that we are to perform them with mindless obedience.
She noticed immediately the blank oblong space once occupied by the mezuzah. To prevent herself from commenting, she bit hard on her lip, then summoned Miriam to receive her Chanukah presents...
Halachah and the limits of rationality
Professor Rabbi Ozer Glickman of Yeshiva University posits a “legal theory” of Torah law that compares and contrasts the ideas of morality, legality, rationality and obligation.
A Jewish Perspective on American Ethics Codes
A legal scholar makes the argument that current American ethical codes actually contribute to a lack of ethics in the legal profession. He then offers the Jewish system of Talmudic ethics as a model for improvement.
Can value judgments and scientific enquiry be compatible? Perhaps a more basic question is: how can science be effective without morals and value judgments at its foundation?
Frankl’s theory, developed decades ago, still rings true in our times. How, then, according to his system, does man find this elusive “meaning”? How can we define what “meaning” is? This is where Frankl seems to get stuck...
A Tribute to My Aunt
Death came suddenly, giving no opportunity for final words of parting. He felt he had to speak for her, as his last gesture of love...
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