Torah as a Spiritual Garment: The Mussar of Learning

By Ira F. Stone

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), September 2007

The author analyzes mussar, the integration of character traits and ethics into other aspects of Jewish expression. In particular, he discusses how to uphold the idea of Torah l'Sh'ma, learning for its own sake, within the mussar tradition, whose emphasis is typically on personality transformation.

Topic: Morality, Tradition, Ethics, Jewish Text, Identity Formation, Values

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

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.38/no.643

Page Number(s): 4-5

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Stone, Ira F. Torah as a Spiritual Garment: The Mussar of Learning. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). September 2007: 4-5. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=7182


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