Few people believe themselves to be arrogant; even fewer aspire to be humble. In our competitive world of corporate ladder climbing and “keeping up with the Joneses,” the trait of humility seems counterproductive. And yet we can all recognize the value of having a good self-esteem. How do these three concepts – arrogance, humility, and self-esteem – interplay with one another? How highly should one think of oneself, and how lowly? This class will explore the Jewish perspective on the dangers of arrogance, the necessity for self-esteem, and the lofty goal of humility.