Professional Development Resources: Jewish philosophy

Standing Beneath the Mountain: Transmitting Torah to the Next Generation

Prologue: In every large group or organization, the individuals involved never quite actualize the professed ideals. Visitors to an urban courtroom, for example, are... Read more

The Ethics of Cheating – The Jewish View

This article originally appeared in Ten Da’at 1, 1, 1987, pp. 9-11. Reprinted here with permission. THE PROBLEM Lengthy conversations with some groups of... Read more

The Human and Social Factor in Halakha

Originally published in Tradition 36 (2002) pp. 89-114. Appears here with permission. Any comprehensive overview of the concern for the human and social factor... Read more

The Conflict of Halakhah and Prayer

This article originally appeared in Tradition, vol. 25, 1, 1989, pp. 17-30. Appears here with permission. Although the subject to which this paper is... Read more

Destiny, Freedom, and the Logic of Petition

This article originally appeared in Tradition, vol. 24, 2, 1989. Appears here with permission. “Though a sharp knife is poised at one’s neck, he... Read more

Teaching Moral Sensitivity — and Truth

This article discusses the importance of moral development and proper ethics. To read the article, click here. Read more

Appropriating Kohlberg for Traditional Jewish High Schools

To see Barry Kislowicz’s doctoral dissertation (Teachers College, Columbia University, click here. Read more

Among Strangers

This article originally appeared in Tradition 28, 1994. Reprinted here with permission. To the Editor: The Editor’s Notebook has used everyday observations to draw... Read more

Judaism and Darwinian Evolution

This article originally appeared in Tradition, vol. 29, 1, 1994. Appears here with permission. INTRODUCTION The question of science versus religion, a subsection of... Read more

By the Sweat of Your Brow: Approaching Kashrut from a Pluralistic Perspective

Approaching Kashrut from a Pluralistic Perspective.   Click here. Read more
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