Subject (Course) - Judaism: Ethics and Business. Jewish Businessman. Syllabus:
The subject on Judaism consists of two parts:
2- Jewish Businessman.
The aims of the subject “Judaism” are:
Sample of the subject - Ethical Principles of Judaism
Subject Description: Judaism: Ethics and Business:
“Cease to do evil, learn to do good” (Isaiah 16)
Christianity and Islam can somehow be considered as inheritor religions of Judaism. The first, with Jesus Christ (who was Jewish), emerged as an alternative and renewal to Judaism while Islam (with Muhammad) arose partly as a reaction to Hellenisation of Christianity. Although we must remember that for Muslims, Islam always existed.
“He shall judge between the nations, and impose terms on many
In some way, the Western culture, our way of seeing life, is indebted to Judaism. Great figures of Western history as Jesus of Nazareth, Baruch Spinoza, Karl Marx, Albert Einstein, Sigmund Freud, Woody Allen or Steven Spielberg were Jews.
Despite their small number, only 14 million Jews worldwide - 0.2% of the World's population -(mainly in Israel with 6 million and the United States with 5.4 million), its influence on international business it is very remarkable.
Sample of the subject - Judaism and Business
Judaism is a historical and prophetic religion, with more than 4,000 years old, at this time Egyptian Civilisation had built monumental pyramids, was the era of the vast empire of Summer and Akkad. However, the Jews were only a small wandering tribe. The Jewish people were able to reach a very high spiritual level, an effort that has continued until today. The Judaism is also a prophetic movement.
Jewish people have been persecuted throughout history. In almost all nations have been expelled, limited their rights or even have been annihilated (genocide). They were deported in the Roman Empire, in Spain (Catholic Monarchs), Portugal, England, France, or Germany.
They were massacred by Ukrainian Cossacks (Chmielnicki tragedy, perhaps 200,000 exiled and murdered), Russia suffered the radical violence called Pogroms (devastation in Russian) especially in the nineteenth
In the late nineteenth century, Theodor Herzl created an international political movement, Zionism, which sought the creation of a Jewish state in Israel; it was necessary to encourage Jewish immigration to Israel, the Promised Land. In 1948, the “State of Israel” is proclaimed.
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