The Individual and the Community, Not One at the Expense of the Other
Publication Date: July 2009
Author(s): David Kraemer
Series: CLAL Community and Society Archive
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Ethics; Values; Jewish Text
Coverage: United States
The author discusses how the tension between valuing the individual and valuing the community becomes an eternal dialectic within the Jewish tradition, admitting no resolution, and confronts us with a continual ethical challenge.