To Do the Right and the Good A Jewish Approach to Modern Social Ethics Rabbi Dorff focuses on the social aspects of the Jewish tradition while tackling such timely topics as poverty war intrafaith and interfaith relations and forgiveness In addition he discusses Jew

  • Title: To Do the Right and the Good: A Jewish Approach to Modern Social Ethics
  • Author: Elliot N. Dorff
  • ISBN: 9780827607156
  • Page: 132
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Rabbi Dorff focuses on the social aspects of the Jewish tradition, while tackling such timely topics as poverty, war, intrafaith and interfaith relations, and forgiveness In addition, he discusses Jewish social ethics as they both relate to and contrast with Christian and American belief systems in modern society.Dorff argues that Jewish sources, when properly placed withRabbi Dorff focuses on the social aspects of the Jewish tradition, while tackling such timely topics as poverty, war, intrafaith and interfaith relations, and forgiveness In addition, he discusses Jewish social ethics as they both relate to and contrast with Christian and American belief systems in modern society.Dorff argues that Jewish sources, when properly placed within the framework of the realities of our own times, can provide important guidance for Jews on how to act in their daily lives.

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    1. This book discusses modern ethical issues facing the world through the lens of classic Jewish texts. It doesn't shy away from controversial topics like when war is considered acceptable or whether the Jewish people can forgive humanity for the Holocaust. It also contains a comprehensive and lucid discussion of where the three main monotheistic religions (and modern secular democracy) are similar in their perceptions of ethics and where their world views make for very different perceptions of eth [...]

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