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Insider Trading in Jewish Ethics

Insider trading--using privileged knowledge for profit in the stock market--violates many Jewish principles.

Weights and Measures in Jewish Law

Shortchanging a customer in weight or measure, even mere possession of defective weights or measures, is a punishable offense -- and a moral failing.

Emancipation In Muslim Lands

European influence in the Middle East.

The Revival of Jewish Mysticism: Causes and Concerns

The renewed interest in Jewish mysticism can partially be attributed to a renewed interest in non-traditional spirituality.

Jewish Mysticism Renewed

In the last three decades, Jewish mysticism has gone from an underground discipline to a mass phenomenon.

Advertising and the Tenth Commandment

Advertising deals in dissatisfaction, argues one environmental activist. We buy to cure deficiencies that ads mercilessly invent, encouraging us to covet what others have.

Consumer Protection in Jewish Law

The Torah forbids fraud in pricing and in weights and measures. Prophets and sages rail against those who violate these laws.

Loving God and Doing Business

The Torah admonishes us to "love God" with our material possessions -- that is, not to keep our religious values and economic lives in separate compartments

Halakhah and Aggadah

Balancing between the importance of Jewish behavior and the meaning that Jews find in those behaviors creates a productive tension that defines Jewish life.

Jewish Views on Fair Business Practices

What is unfair competition in business? There are many Jewish answers.

Business Ethics & Jewish Law

Jewish law has plenty to say about conducting business: accurate weights and measures, overcharging, verbal deception, false packaging and much more.