THE MARKETPLACE & JEWISH ETHICS: Conducting Business With A Conscience

Description

Melton & More

Location

ONLINE

Date & Time

Mondays, 7:00-8:30PM (EST) Oct. 11, 18, 25; Nov. 1

Together, we will explore how Rabbinical authorities today build on the decisions of their predecessors to apply Jewish law to modern issues, challenges and ideas.

Course Description :

There is an abundance of Jewish laws in our Torah about how to conduct business, and these laws are constantly updated by rabbinic responses to modern questions.  Is it okay to have two competing businesses in the same town? Are there ethics for online shopping? When is it not okay to compare prices? What does Jewish law say about intellectual property? Corporate responsibility? Ecological impact? Over the course of 4 weeks we will explore how Rabbinical authorities today build on the decisions of their predecessors to apply Jewish law to modern issues, challenges and ideas.

Mondays, 7:00-8:30pm (EST) 

Dates:  Oct. 11, 18, 25; Nov. 1
 
About the Instructor:
 

Ruth Schapira, founder of Inner Judaism, facilitates educational experiences that provide participants with insight and meaning into our Jewish tradition. She uses creative and contemplative techniques in her work that people have found to be highly meaningful. She has taught for national and international organizations and synagogues. Ruth has a master’s degree in counseling from NYU and has training as a Mussar facilitator. Her blog is rated among the top 50 Jewish blogs.

 
 
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