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First published 1990
In the area of Jewish ethics, the search for the solution is often part of the solution.”
What is permissible in business dealings? What is the role of sex in the modern Jewish marriage? Is euthanasia murder? In short, how does a Jew strike a harmonious balance between his or her Jewish beliefs and the exigencies of the modern world?
Revered Jewish theologian Louis Jacobs offers insight and guidance to traditional issues as well as those of a specific, contemporary nature. This examination of ethics in traditional Jewish categories avoids the absolute dictates of Aristotelian/Western ethics in favour of flexible, empirical Jewish solutions. Consider this book required reading for anyone seeking clarification on Jewish ethics in personal matters, business and the world community.
The learned observation of Louis Jacobs are tendered with respect to a changing world and diverse mores. With this book, he gives us a guide to help discover workable, ethical positions in all areas of life.
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