For the Torah, a crime against a human is a crime against God.
Halakhah and the trolley problem.
Stemming from a God who stands above nature.
Where cruelty was encouraged and compassion punished.
The ends don’t justify the means.
An antidote to the Sodomite worldview.
Nice guys don’t have to finish last.
Finding the image of God in man.
A congregational rabbi must lead by personal example.
Isn’t such behavior self-evidently wrong? And why the deaf in particular?
In a recent book, Edith Brotman seeks to combine yoga with musar, a Jewish pietistic movement founded in 19th-century Russia that focused on rigorous introspection. . .
Traditional Jewish law forbids revenge, praises forgiveness, and encourages self-defense. So where exactly does it stand on the oft-cited New Testament commandment? Gil Student writes:
In Belgium, children experiencing “unbearable suffering” are allowed to authorize their own deaths. Can the U.S. withstand the slippery slope?