By Joseph Telushkin

ISBN-10: 1400048362

ISBN-13: 9781400048366

“Jewish thinkers don’t speak all that a lot approximately love. All too usually we go away that to Christian theologians. yet during this very good quantity, Rabbi Joseph Telushkin places the commandment to like on the middle of Jewish theology and adventure. it is a publication that may swap how you imagine about–and practice–Judaism.”
–Professor Ari L. Goldman, Columbia college, and writer of The look for God at Harvard

“Love your neighbor as your self” is the best-known commandment within the Bible. but we not often pay attention an individual discuss how you can practice those phrases in everyday life. during this landmark paintings, Rabbi Joseph Telushkin, one of many greatest students and thinkers of our time, offers either Jews and non-Jews a rare summation of what Jewish culture teaches approximately placing those phrases into practice.

Writing with nice readability and ease in addition to with deep knowledge, Telushkin covers subject matters reminiscent of love and kindness, hospitality, vacationing the ailing, comforting mourners, charity, kinfolk among Jews and non-Jews, compassion for animals, tolerance, self-defense, and end-of-life concerns. This moment quantity of the 1st significant code of Jewish ethics written within the English language is breathtaking in its scope and may surely impact readers for generations to come back. It deals enormous quantities of useful examples from the Torah, the Talmud, the Midrash, and either old and sleek rabbinic commentaries–as good as modern anecdotes–all educating us how you can take care of each other every day.

A Code of Jewish Ethics, quantity 2: Love Your Neighbor as your self is a consummate paintings of scholarship. Like its acclaimed predecessor, which bought the nationwide Jewish publication Award, it truly is wealthy with principles to think about and speak about, whereas being essentially a ebook to dwell by means of. not anything might be extra very important in those strife-torn instances than studying how you can love our pals as ourselves. The message of this booklet is as important and well timed now because it has been on the grounds that time immemorial.

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