The Spirit of Jewish Ethics

By Louis E. Newman

CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, January 5, 1996

Liberal Judaism tends to interpret a text's moral message to stay in touch with the present while traditional Judaism consults the text at face value. The challenge moving forward will be to balance the two perspectives so that a full spiritual experience is encompassed in the present formation of ethics.

Topic: Morality, Tradition, Ethics, Spirituality, Liberal Judaism, Jewish Text

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Cardin, Nina Beth

Volume/Issue: Vol.26/no.505

Page Number(s): 3-4

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Newman, Louis E. The Spirit of Jewish Ethics. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. 5 January 1996: 3-4. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=8360


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