Course objective: To explore and understand the Jewish view of business
relationships and its application in the modern workplace. We will study
classical texts of Halacha – the Talmud and its commentaries – in order to
gain an understanding of the basic principles of Halacha and we will utilize
the codes of Jewish law and selections from the Responsa literature to learn
how these principles apply today.
Course units: Determining wages
Liability of Employer
Providing food on the job
Workers’ rights: quitting
Requirement for uniform pricing
“As is” purchases
Texts: Talmud, Commentaries, Poskim, and Responsa in the source book
Auman, Kenneth. (2021, Spring), Syllabus, Topics: JUDS1501-K Jewish Business Ethics, Stern College for Women, Yeshiva University.
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