Biblical and rabbinic sources emphasize regulation to prevent the weak from being exploited by the strong.
Lovingkindness--the act of caring for others--is a fundamental of Judaism.
An American Reform rabbi argues that it is a mitzvah to refrain from eating meat.
How much do you know about Jewish views on how to care for those in need?
How can we be mentsches -- and what is a mentsch, anyway?
Science and Ecology
Bringing animal treatment, workers' conditions, and environmental issues to a kosher table.
The concept of Tzaar Baalei Hayim demands that we take animal suffering seriously.
How much do you know about Jewish business ethics?
How much should you care?
While fully aware of the corrosive effect of abuse by parents, rabbinic literature still encourages expressions of respect and honor for such parents.
The foundations of Jewish service learning.
Beliefs & Practices
Tikkun Olam in Judaism has come to connote social action, community service, social justice, and often, a liberal social agenda.
Contemporary Issues in Jewish Business Ethics. Jewish Business Ethics. Jewish Work and Commerce
The importance of this act is emphasized in daily prayers.
The commandment to the priests to purify themselves of sin before God reminds us to hold our leaders accountable to act ethically.