5 Lessons at the Intersection of Love and Judaism
Judaism offers timeless wisdom about the wide-ranging concept of love.
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Judaism offers a variety of views regarding love, and love is a central value in Jewish ethics and Jewish theology.
The Talmudic sages Hillel the Elder and Rabbi Akiva indicated that “Love your neighbor as yourself”1 is the Torah’s central commandment.
But Judaism’s ancient texts can teach us a thing or two about love in its modern form, from love between people, to romantic love, and even love of animals and other Jews.
Here are five timeless pieces of Jewish wisdom about love: