Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience
Jewish Business Ethics: Choshen Mishpat II (ETH269)
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; 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: paying employees on time; categories of employees; non-compete clauses and contracts; dismissing employees; employee obligations and duties; charity; tithes; loans; monetary and non-monetary interest; heter iska; pruzbol; collateral; exorbitant pricing. 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).