Compassion: An Emulation of God’s Friendship

Jewish texts, traditions, and practices define our obligations to one another and help us live more meaningful Jewish lives.
Dec 15, 2022

What is compassion really about? And why does Jewish thought consider practicing compassion as imitating the attributes of God?

In this three-part series, Three Aspects of an Ethic of Friendship, Gordon Tucker explores Jewish texts, traditions, and practices that define our obligations to one another and help us live more meaningful Jewish lives.

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This series is part of Ideas for Today, curated courses by Hartman Institute scholars on the big Jewish ideas of this moment.