- For our wives
- Introduction: Why Study Jewish Ethics?
- Jewish Ethical Theories
- Ethical Theory and Practice in the Hebrew Bible
- Ethical Theories in Rabbinic Literature
- Ethical Theories in Jewish Mystical Writings
- Ethical Theories among Medieval Jewish Philosophers
- Spinoza and Jewish Ethics
- Mussar Ethics and Other Nineteenth-Century Jewish Ethical Theories
- Ethical Theories of Hermann Cohen, Franz Rosenzweig, and Martin Buber
- Ethical Theories of Mordecai Kaplan and Abraham Joshua Heschel
- Ethical Theories of Abraham Isaac Kook and Joseph B. Soloveitchik
- Ethical Implications of the Holocaust
- Ethical Theories in the Reform Movement
- Ethical Theories in the Conservative Movement
- Ethical Theories in the Orthodox Movement
- Ethical Theories in the Reconstructionist Movement
- Feminist Jewish Ethical Theories
- Postmodern Jewish Ethical Theories
- Topics in Jewish Morals
- Jewish Bioethics: The Beginning of Life
- Jewish Bioethics: The End of Life
- Jewish Bioethics: The Distribution of Health Care
- Jewish Bioethics: Current and Future Issues in Genetics
- Jewish Business Ethics
- Jewish Sexual Ethics
- Jewish Environmental Ethics: Intertwining Adam with Adamah
- Jewish Animal Ethics
- Jewish Ethics of Speech
- Jewish Political Ethics in America
- Jewish Political Ethics in Israel
- Judaism and Criminal Justice
- Jewish Ethics and War
- BIBLICAL SOURCES: RABBINIC AND SELECTED MEDIEVAL CITATIONS
- SUBJECT INDEX
(p. xxi) Abbreviations
(p. xxi) Abbreviations
Throughout this volume, the following abbreviations will be used.
Mishnah. This will be followed by the name of the specific tractate (book) of the Mishnah being referred to and the chapter and specific clause (“mishnah”) number—e.g., M. Sanhedrin 4:5.
Tosefta (edited c. 200 c.e. by Rabby Hiyya and Rabbi Oshaya).
Jerusalem Talmud. This will be followed by the name of the tractate, the chapter and clause of the Mishnah where the quoted or intended material appears, and sometimes the page and column number (there are four columns on each page, two on the front side and two on the back) in the one-volume edition, e.g., J. Sanhedrin 1:1 (2a).
Babylonian Talmud. This will be followed by the name of the tractate and the folio page and side (front side or back) in the standard, multivolume edition of the Talmud—e.g., B. Sanhedrin 32a.
Maimonides’ Mishneh Torah. This will be followed by the section, chapter, and clause numbers—e.g., M.T. Laws of Testimony 1:3.
Joseph Karo’s Shulhan Arukh. This will be followed by the name of the part of the code that is being cited (there are four parts, each with its own name), the chapter, and law number—e.g., S.A. Hoshen Mishpat 125:7. Where the reference is to Moses Isserles’ comments, this will be followed by “(gloss).”