In this second class on Jewish Business Ethics, we will explore how Torah or Jewish Law deals with a variety of commerce-related issues. We will outline some of the principles that underlie Jewish business law, and demonstrate how Torah law provides a framework for holding the business world to a higher ethical standard. This shiur... Read more »
The Torah’s treatment of the topic of truth and falsehood is exquisitely sensitive. The mitzvah to “distance ourselves from falsehood” is not only a prohibition against outright verbal lies that cause direct or indirect loss to another, but includes a prohibition against any gesture or even an act of silence that results in a deceptive message being understood by... Read more »