Jewish ethics

For the Torah, a crime against a human is a crime against God.

Jeremiah Unterman
July 31 2020 12:01AM

Halakhah and the trolley problem.

Shmuel Reichman
June 9 2020 12:01AM

Stemming from a God who stands above nature.

Jeremiah Unterman
Feb. 11 2020 12:01AM

Where cruelty was encouraged and compassion punished.

Helen Plotkin
Nov. 15 2019 12:01AM

The ends don’t justify the means.

March 26 2019 12:01AM

An antidote to the Sodomite worldview.

Miriam Kosman
May 17 2018 12:01AM

Nice guys don’t have to finish last.

Gil Student
Sept. 8 2016 12:01AM

Finding the image of God in man.

Yuval Cherlow
Aug. 1 2016 12:01AM

A congregational rabbi must lead by personal example.

Stewart Weiss
June 22 2015 12:01AM

Isn’t such behavior self-evidently wrong? And why the deaf in particular?

Shai Held
April 29 2015 12:01AM

In the wake of the Senate report on the CIA’s post-9/11 interrogation procedures, some Jewish organizations rushed to declare that torture always and in all. . .

Dec. 15 2014 12:01AM

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. . .

Abe Socher
Dec. 12 2014 12:01AM

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:

Gil Student
Nov. 12 2014 12:01AM

In Belgium, children experiencing “unbearable suffering” are allowed to authorize their own deaths. Can the U.S. withstand the slippery slope?

Yitzchok Adlerstein
July 16 2014 12:01AM