Does Religion Make Things Better?

By Nosson Scherman

Eugene Borowitz, October 2, 1992

Nosson Scherman argues that Orthodox Judaism does make things better because religion insists that there are eternal codes of morality and ethics. He states that Orthodox Jews engage in charitable and noble activities because they are religiously obligated and in doing so they become warmer, kinder people.

Topic: Halakha, Morality, Jewish Law, Communal Responsibility, Orthodox Judaism, Ethics

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Borowitz, Eugene B.

Volume/Issue: Vol.22/no.438

Page Number(s): 138-142

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Scherman, Nosson. Does Religion Make Things Better?. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Eugene Borowitz. 2 October 1992: 138-142. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=10602


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