Why this book?
Rabbi Telushkin presents Jewish ethical teachings in a clear, compelling, and often quite personal way, calling upon his vast experience as a scholar and spiritual leader. I have come back to this book many times for ethical guidance in my own life. Rabbi Telushkin manages to present complex ethical ideas in a reader-friendly manner, often leavened by amusing personal stories and experiences.
A Code of Jewish Ethics, Volume 1
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What is this book about?
A Code of Jewish Ethics, Volume 1: You Shall Be Holy is the initial volume of the first major code of Jewish ethics to be written in the English language. It is a monumental work on the vital topic of personal character and integrity by one of the premier Jewish scholars and thinkers of our time.
With the stated purpose of restoring ethics to its central role in Judaism, Rabbi Joseph Telushkin offers hundreds of examples from the Torah, the Talmud, rabbinic commentaries, and contemporary stories to illustrate how ethical teachings can affect our daily behavior. The subjects dealt with…
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