Mission

Established in 1986, The Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion Center for the Study of Ethics and Contemporary Moral Problems is dedicated to promoting discussion, teaching, and research on issues relating to social justice, medicine and wellness, educationand religious leadership. Our work is anchored in values that are at the heart of Judeo-Christian and secular ethical traditions. It provides a forum for open discussion and reflection on important moral dilemmas that arise in modern life, and promotes the incorporation of ethical values in personal life, professional practice, and community development.