Modernity Must Make Room for Modesty

By Zalman Posner

Eugene Borowitz, November 10, 1978

The value of tzinut is expressed in modesty of dress, of conversation, of personal habit, and particularly in reference to relations between a man and a woman. Upholding tzniut has been challenged by the fashion industry and modern society in recent years and has reflected poorly on relationships.

Topic: Decision Making, Culture, Relationships, Consumerism, Jewish Text, Modernity, Clothing, Values

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

Editor: Borowitz, Eugene B.

Volume/Issue: Vol.9/no.161

Page Number(s): 11-12

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Posner, Zalman. Modernity Must Make Room for Modesty. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Eugene Borowitz. 10 November 1978: 11-12.


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