Classical Jewish Texts and Contemporary Public Policy: Bridging the Divide
Author(s): Tsvi Blanchard
Series: CLAL Politics and Policy Archive
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Public Policy; Jewish Text; Public Opinions; Values
Coverage: United States
The author argues that inherited Jewish texts may be connected to contemporary policy discussion by going with the dominant ideological flow in modern social and political ethics, rather than against it. He sketches out an argument on social welfare policy to illustrate his point, utilizing modern terminology to bridge differences.