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JS 318 Applied Jewish Ethics

A course guide to assist students in Jewish Studies 318 at California State University Northridge

Choosing a Research Topic

Exploring a Topic

Your course, Jewish Studies 318, applies Jewish teachings to contemporary social problems. In class you are examining  case studies which may focus on wealth and work, sexuality, food, war, the environment, and other topics. 

When developing a search strategy try combining concepts and keywords that apply to your topic of focus:


poverty AND ethics AND judaism 

charity AND tzedakah AND judaism

"tikkun olam" AND "social justice" AND judaism

medicine AND ethics AND judaism



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