Soul Art

Rabbi Yonah Weinrib has devoted his life to interpreting and portraying Torah through art.

Parting with Prozac

Three 'natural' ways to reduce depression.

Inglourious Basterds

Quentin Tarantino's new movie made me wonder what Jewish "vengeance" should look like.

Lose It!

How to lose weight and keep it off.

The Jewish Ethicist: Tycoon Traders 3

Some people can enjoy luxury, but most people are happiest with sublunary salaries.

Jewry Duty

I wear the kippah for 15 minutes and I'm already bad for the Jews.


Releasing the Lockerbie bomber is a perversion of morality.

Embarrassing Actions

Whatever a Jew does reflects the entire Jewish people.

Your Extra Hour

Imagine if we needed less sleep...


What swimming is really all about.

Escaping the Cyber-Slums

Online dangers and practical responses.

Another Universe

An old man, a stranger, and the bonds of kindness.

Before It's Too Late

Holding on to my brush with death.

The Darfur – Israel Connection

The targeting of Israel and Darfur by the Arab world.

Live Organ Donation

Does Jewish law permit donating a kidney? What about selling one?

The Jewish Ethicist: Animal Suffering Part 2

Ethical obligations to animals stem in large measure from the benefit they provide us.

Destroying My Home

When my parents divorced, I didn't realize how they set my world ablaze.

Ugly Me

My eating disorder was my way to get control of my life and become pretty.

Who Wants to Be a Billionaire?

Someone just won $133 million. Wish it was you?

The Mosque Next Door

Who are the people in your neighborhood?

The Alphabet of Life

DNA is one of the most powerful clues we have of the existence of a spiritual reality.

Mourning, Noon and Night

Jewish mourning and the American spectacle of celebrity death worship.

1984 + 60

Orwell's warning is more urgent than ever.

Israel Today, the West Tomorrow

Acquiescence to Islam's assault on Israel won't save Europe from a Muslim fate.

Faith and the Stock Market

Successful investing has little to do with intelligence.

A Revolution Named Zahra

In some parts of the world, a woman can be destroyed at a man's whim without consequence.

The Jewish Ethicist: Complicity

There is no excuse to take part in fraud, even if you're not the instigator.

Taking a Stand against Iran

New Canadian legislation provides a template for how to hold Iran accountable for its genocidal threats.

Who I Am Person

Even the terrifying enlightenment bestowed by Shigeko couldn't teach me that we're most human when we're most divine.

Anti-Semitism and the Economic Crisis

A recent study yields some disturbing findings.

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