“Jewish Values & the Ethical Now: A Conference in Celebration of Rabbi David A. Teutsch, Ph.D” will test a new model for exploring such questions. Organized by the Levin-Lieber Program in Jewish Ethics, a project of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College’s Center for Jewish … [Read more...] about Jewish Ethics Conference Gathers Academics, Rabbis and Communal Leaders to Explore Contemporary Questions in a Jewish Framework
By Steven Windmueller, Ph.D. During a time frame where the ethical behavior of leaders in all different fields of endeavor has come under increasing attention, what role do codes of conduct play within our community? Such documents articulate the ethical standards that an … [Read more...] about The Ethical Imperatives: Codes of Conduct and Jewish Practice
By Mira Wasserman In 5778, the hashtags #TimesUp #MeToo #GamAni sparked a broad communal conversation about abuses of power on the part of individuals and institutions, within and beyond the Jewish community. The year brought revelations of misconduct among celebrities and … [Read more...] about Jewish Ethics, #MeToo and Crowd-Sourced Responsa
By Terri Lynn Helge The activist group Prescription Addiction Intervention Now, or PAIN, is organizing protests across the country at museums like the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Sackler wing in New York City, Washington’s Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and the Harvard Art Mus … [Read more...] about It’s Harder than you Might Expect for Charities to Give Back Tainted Money
Working in the nonprofit sector is not a decision to take a vow of poverty. None choose to work in this sector to get rich, but nor should they be committed to be poor.
By Richard Marker
This post is not a political post about the current president of the United States. … [Read more...] about Do [Philanthropic] Ends Justify [Philanthropic] Means?
Two Examples of Philanthro-ethics and Equity