Ethical Consumption

Offline Source Sheet

Torah sources on ethical consumption and how these connect to the modern-day problem of conflict diamonds.
A text study on inheritance, originally presented at the Wexner Graduate Fellowship Summer Institute 2006
A discussion and learning activity on the topic of our responsibility as Jews to the broader world.
This source sheet comes from the introduction to the Big Green Jewish Carbon Ration resource (http://ow.ly/4AkVZ) and outlines general principles of Jewish environmentalism as well as specific Jewish values that relate to consumption of resources and can be applied to the possibility of carbon rationing
Congregation Darchei Noam September 14, 2008 Rabbi Ari Weiss
Giving Mishloach Manot on Purim is a unique opportunity to explore where our food comes from and to consider the different people involved in bringing us our food. This pack includes activities and resources on this topic.
In 2010 JUFJ's Labor on the Bimah theme was Restaurant Worker Justice. This document contains the texts included in the resource packet.
A text study presenting some gentile textual perspectives on Jewish money for discussion and contrast with Jewish texts and perspectives, originally presented at the Wexner Graduate Fellowship Summer Institute 2006
A text study on the ethics of spending on celebrations in the Jewish community, originally presented at the Wexner Graduate Fellowship Summer Institute 2006

Source Sheet

An exploration of some Jewish values that may offer some useful connections with the emerging collaborative consumption movement. Add Rambam, Mishneh Torah, Laws of Opinions 3:1 Jerusalem Talmud, Kiddushin, end Jerusalem Talmud, Berachot, 57b
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