Musar (Heb., ‘ethics’). Jewish moral instruction. In biblical Hebrew, the term ‘musar’ was used variously to mean ‘punishment’ or ‘instruction’. Later, in Talmudic times, it came to mean ethics or moral instruction. A distinct branch of Musar literature grew up in the Middle Ages which dealt with ethical matters.
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