While a few exceptional individuals may live in a cave or pursue lives of holiness, most people need to work in the real world. It is in that real world, at work, that Torah is challenged as we try to live up to its precepts of honesty and fair dealings.Read more
Lovingkindness--the act of caring for others--is fundamental in Judaism.
The tradition of Jewish ethics relies on biblical precedents.
Unique concepts from the Bible and the rabbinic tradition.
Being humble is one of the key traits that Judaism values.
A mother's reflections and suggestions.
How to prevent exploitation of weak people.
Jewish law wrestles with insider trading, privacy, intellectual property, consumption, and more.
It is in the real world of work and commerce that Jewish values are tested and put into practice.
Shortchanging a customer is a punishable offense, and a moral failing.
Judaism values privacy, but it's unclear how much.
The sanctity of human life and the duty to save and preserve it wherever possible.
Does a fetus have the same legal status as a person?
In traditional Jewish sources a terminally ill patient is considered a human being in all respects.
Jewish authorities do not object to fertility technology, but have concerns with some methods.
There is an unusual amount of official and cross-denominational agreement on this issue.
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