jewish values

Making Jewish Tradition Relevant to Modern Life

How can Jewish tradition elevate our day-to-day existence in the 21st century? What does the Jewish past have to do with our own future?

Which Comes First in Judaism: Justice or Kindness?

Can the idea of judgment exist without the idea of mercy? Explore the duality of justice and loving-kindness in our daily lives and practice, and the ways each shapes us into better versions of ourselves. 

How Judaism Finds Inspiration in the Everyday

How do you balance Judaism’s everyday rituals and commandments with feelings of religious inspiration?

What’s More Important in Judaism — Others or Yourself?

This video is one in a 4-part series called Rooted: Jewish Values Run Deep, exploring the productive tensions inherent in ...

Six Arguments for Jewish Peoplehood

A sense of collective identity among a group as diverse as the Jewish people isn't easy to come by, but the notion may still be worth holding on to.

Tzedek: The Jewish Value of Justice

In Jewish thought, justice isn't merely about how things work, but how they ought to be.

How the Jewish People Invented Hope

Judaism is a sustained struggle against the world that is in the name of the world that could be — but is not yet.

Zachor: Why Jewish Memory Matters

The Jewish past is not merely remembered, but continuously re-enacted.

Pikuach Nefesh: The Jewish Value of Saving a Life

The primacy of human life is a fundamental principle of Jewish law and a core value of Jewish tradition.

Cultivating Jewish Courage (Ometz Lev)

This spiritual trait isn't the absence of fear, but the inner strength to move forward anyway.