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To Do the Right and the Good

by Elliot N. Dorff

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TitleTo Do the Right and the Good
AuthorElliot N. Dorff
PublisherVarda Books
Publication Date2002
SubjectMorals and Ethics


A thought-provoking examination of Jewish social ethics in relation to the mores of contemporary society. In this book, Rabbi Dorff focuses on the social aspects of the Jewish tradition, while tackling such timely topics as war and peace, poverty, intrafaith and interfaith relations, and forgiveness.

About the Author 

Elliot N. Dorff ---

A Conservative rabbi, Elliot Dorff was ordained by the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in 1970 and earned his Ph.D. in Philosophy from Columbia University in 1971, with a dissertation in moral theory. Since then he has directed the rabbinical and master`s programs at the University of Judaism, where he is Rector and Distinguished Professor of Philosophy. He has written over 150 articles on Jewish thought, law and ethics, and eight books, including Varda Books title Matter of Life and Death: A Jewish Approach to Modern Medical Ethics. He is co-editor of the halakha l"ma-aseh commentary in Etz Hayim: Torah and Commentary.

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