Monday, July 23, 2012

Redeeming the Captives: Text for Next Talmud Class

Our next Talmud class will focus on the ethics of redeeming captives.  How much is too much to pay for someone taken hostage?  What are the effects on the individual, his or her family, and the greater Jewish community?  Unfortunately, this text is as relevant as ever with Israeli soldiers being abducted regularly.  How much should be sacrifice for one life?

You can access the core texts of our class by clicking here.