Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience
Jewish Business Ethics: Choshen Mishpat I (ETH268)
Classroom: 39 hours (13 weeks); Distance/Hybrid: Varies.
May 2023 – Present.
Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to: discuss, illustrate and summarize Jewish legal and moral principles relevant to modern commercial activity and categorize and analyze the underlying Jewish legal, ethical and theological principles relevant to modern commercial activity and apply these principles to ethical financial decision making.
Major topics include: definition of theft, stealing, abusing and manipulating; differences between these prohibited actions and the implications; repentance for theft and related fraud; honesty and fairness in business practices; public property; and borrowing guidelines. Topics may vary. Prerequisite: Ability to read and comprehend Yiddish.
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Religion, Sociology, Ethics, or Law (5/23).