In Quiet Praise of Modesty

By Joanne Greenberg

CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, October 27, 1995

Joanne Greenberg discusses the topic of modesty as it has been viewed in the past and how it is viewed today. She provides examples of modesty by sharing stories about herself, her father, and others. Greenberg comes to conclusion that in today's world those who are modest are not praised, but instead are taken advantage of.

Topic: Consumerism, Modernity, Values

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

Editor: Cardin, Nina Beth

Volume/Issue: Vol.26/no.500

Page Number(s): 1-3

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Greenberg, Joanne. In Quiet Praise of Modesty. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. 27 October 1995: 1-3. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=8344


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