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US Slams UN Human Rights Council Agenda Item 7

"No other nation has an entire agenda item dedicated to it at the Council."

Title: Halakhic Morality: Essays on Ethics and Masorah by Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik

The Rav begins his project with an in-depth examination of the first four mishnayot of Pirkei Avot, raising topics such as the sources of ethics, power and persuasion, elitism and democracy, educational philosophy, freedom and coercion, among others.

Slavery, Independence, And Work Ethics (Bava Metzia 76b)

The freedom to quit a job in the middle, like the exercise of all freedom, may need to be restrained to the extent that it hurts innocent people.

Ethics Committee Reprimands MK Zoabi ‘Severely’ over ‘Extreme’ Comments

The Ethics Committee said it had received complaints against Zoabi from nine different lawmakers.

Despite Pressure, Ethics Committee Votes to Keep MKs Off Temple Mount

The Ethics Committee said it discussed the matter again on Tuesday following pleas by committee member MK Yousef Jabareen (Joint Arab List) and Jewish MKs.

Whatever Happened To Ethics And Menschlichkeit?

Teaching morals and ethics requires the entire community. Families, schools, and shuls must put this basic Jewish principle at the top of the agenda.

Israeli Medical Association: Doctors Must Treat the Worst Injury First, Including Terrorists

Until now, EMTs were instructed to treat all the victims of an attack first, before the attacker, Not anymore...

Israeli Call-In Show Debating Using Terrorist Body Parts for Implants

When a senior, left-wing, Israeli broadcaster and a Christian-Arab discuss the benefits of harvesting terrorist organs as a deterrence method, you know things are bad.

Minister Uri Ariel: Keep Administrative Detention for ‘Time Bombs’

Minister Uri Ariel says the use of administrative detention should be restricted to cases of "ticking time bombs."

Feiglin Bans Arab MK from Podium for Calling Him ‘Fascist’

Does democracy allow even a legislator to call a fellow MK a “fascist?

Haredi MK Banished from Knesset Two Weeks for Handcuff Gimmick

The Knesset will be lacking one of its more colorful Knesset Members for two weeks following an Ethics Committee decision to punish Haredi MK...

Dare We Be Silent on Syria?

Syria presents a fascinatingly real, morbid ethical question, similar to the questions of Darfur and Rowanda.

What’s Wrong With the Star-K Kosher Phone?

A kashrus agency should be concerned with one thing and one thing only: the kosher status of our food.

Arab MK Tibi Demoted, Fined for Dumping Water on Podium (Video)

If you don’t like a law, just tear it up. That is what eight Arab MKs did last month, but Ahmed Tibi also dumped water on it at the Knesset podium. Now he is banned as Deputy Speaker and must pay a fine.

Women behind Bars Get Three Days of Jewish Studies

“Some of the women were doctors, and lawyers—educated women with tears running down their faces in gratitude..."

How the World Sees Men in Black

It is ethical and moral behavior that makes us a light unto the nations.

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