On Jewish Values

Books for Teachers

Borowitz, Eugene B., and Frances Weinman Schwartz. The Jewish Moral Virtues. Philadelphia, PA: The Jewish Publication Society of America, 1999. 

Elkins, Dov P. Clarifying Jewish Values: A Handbook of Value Clarification Strategies for Group Leaders, Educators, Rabbis, Teachers, Center Workers, and Counselors. Rochester, NY: Growth Associates, 1977.

Freeman, Susan. Teaching Jewish Virtues: Sacred Sources and Arts Activities. Denver, CO: ARE Publishing, 1990.

Grishaver, Joel Lurie, and Beth Huppin. Tzedakah, Gemilut Chasadim, and Ahavah: A Manual for World Repair. Denver, CO: Alternatives in Religious Education, 1983.

Jacobs, Louis. The Book of Jewish Values. Chappaqua, NY: Rossel Books, 1960.

Silverman, William B. The Sages Speak: Rabbinic Wisdom and Jewish Values. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson, 1995.

Telushkin, Joseph. The Book of Jewish Values: A Day-By-Day Guide to Ethical Living. New York: Random House, 2000.


Books for Students

Isaacs, Ronald H. Exploring Jewish Ethics and Values. Hoboken, NJ: KTAV Publishing House, 1999.

Rossel, Seymour. When a Jew Seeks Wisdom: The Sayings of Our Fathers. New York: Behrman House, 1975.

Schwartz, Barry L. Jewish Heroes, Jewish Values: Living Mitzvot in Today’s World. West Orange, NJ: Behrmann House, 1996.



Areyvut – Enhancing Jewish Education with Jewish Values

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach’s Jewish Values Network

The Aleph-Bet of Jewish Values, by Stacey Jill Zackin

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