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.
Should our jobs make us hurt the ones we love?
The 98 companies recognized for their Corporate Social Responsibility employ 310,000, with annual sales of $94 billion, representing one-third of Israel’s GDP.
When is it moral to kill a terrorist?
Syria presents a fascinatingly real, morbid ethical question, similar to the questions of Darfur and Rowanda.
A kashrus agency should be concerned with one thing and one thing only: the kosher status of our food.
Yeshiva University needs to admit that mistakes were made by leaders both past and present.
Schools across the country are banning not the gun, but the idea of the gun.
In an online op-ed for the New York Times, a philosophy professor presumes that democracy precludes national symbols of any specific national group and on that basis argues that Israel has no right to exist as a Jewish state.
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