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The Encyclopedia of Jewish Values: Between Man and Man
The Encyclopedia of Jewish Values: Between Man and Man
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Author: Nachum Amsel
Format: Hardcover

Product Code: 16965

A continuation to his widely praised Encyclopedia of Jewish Values, Rabbi Nachum Amsel presents as organized compendium of Jewish values and ethics that deal with human interaction. The topics addressed in this work include Jewish attitudes to leadership, business ethics, modesty with dress, self-defense, peer pressure, family, friendships, and more. Gleaning from the Bible and classic Jewish texts, as well as later authorities such as Maimonides, Nachmanides, Rashi, and the Code of Jewish Law, this work is accessible to readers of many backgrounds.

Topics Include:

Animals - How Jews Should Relate

Antisemitism and Amalek

Business Ethics

Civil Disobedience

Climate Change - Is It a Jewish Issue? (Ecology)

Drugs, Alcohol & Marijuana - Are They Ever Permitted in Judaism?

Ethics of Torture in Judaism

Family - the Key to Jewish and World Redemption


Freedom in Judaism

Getting Old, Being Old and Senility

Going Beyond What is Required: Good Idea or Obligatory?

Honesty and Cheating

Human Dignity, Human Embarrassment, and Humiliating Oneself

Individuality and Conformity

Jewish Happiness

Jewish Hospitality - Hachnasat Orchim

Jewish Leadership - What is It?

Learning and Teaching in Judaism

Mentally Handicapped Jews

Modesty - Tzniut: More than Dress

Money, Wealth and Tzedaka - More than Jewish Charity

Jews Living in a Non-Jewish Society & General Attitude to Non-Jews

Obligation to Help Other Jews, Especially Those Less Observant

Parents and Little Children, Parents and Teens

Peace - at What Cost?

Peer Pressure

Physical Beauty and Ugliness

Privacy vs. Community Obligations

Refusing an Immoral Military Order - Siruv Pekudah

Returning Found Objects


Self Defense


Snitching and Telling Secrets

Speech in Judaism

Triage: Priorities in Allocating Resources

Universal Healthcare (Obamacare) from the Jewish Perspective


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