The Covid-19 pandemic confronted Jewish communities and organizations with pressing ethical questions. We developed this guide to values-based decision making to help communities and individuals navigate the unprecedented times we were living in. This guide collects and curates sources from the Jewish ethical tradition and insights from today’s leading ethical thinkers.
Even as the crisis has passed for some of us, serious ethical questions remain. The sources that are curated here can now serve as a resource for ongoing study. Please, note that as of March 2021, we are no longer updating these materials.
Scroll down to explore nine core Jewish values. See an introduction to values-based decision making here.
Armin Langer, rabbinic intern Rabbi Mira Wasserman, Ph.D.