The Moral Animal

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Ethical Treatment of Animals in Judaism

The concept of Tza'ar Ba'alei Chayim demands that we take animal suffering seriously.

The Shema: A Model of Moral Development

The prayer's three paragraphs seem unrelated, but they lead us on the steps of a spiritual journey.

When Leaders Have Moral Failings

The commandment to the priests to purify themselves of sin before God reminds us to hold our leaders accountable to act ethically.