Designed to be used by both beginning and advanced Talmud students, Talmud for Everyday Living: Employer-Employee Relations provides a Jewish perspective on issues that affect our everyday lives in the workplace. The carefully selected talmudic passages, presented in both the original and in English translation, highlight issues of ethics and fairness as related to such topics as employment contracts, the length of the workday, and appropriate compensation. This volume includes a glossary of definitions, explanatory notes on the individual talmudic Sages, case studies, and discussion questions.
What does Jewish tradition say about the way we do business? Is the only rule, "Don't buy retail"? Talmud for Everyday Living: Insights into Buying and Selling can help answer these questions and more.
In his second book of the Talmud for Everyday Living series, Hillel Gameron expands his conversation with the rabbis of the Talmud on the topic of doing business ethically. Here the focus of attention turns to commerce: namely, what constitutes a purchase agreement; product liability; fraud; scales and measures and more.
Includes a glossary of important definitions and Talmudic sages
English translation accurately conveys the meaning of the Talmudic text
Highlights questions for discussion
Excellent for personal study or adult education classes
Ideal for beginning or advanced Talmud students
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