Going Ape

Should primates be treated as humans?

The Jewish Ethicist - Saving for Your Children

Children should be given a good start in life, but there is no need to provide for the forever.

Waist Removal

One creative way to lose weight.

The Coming Population Bust

People are not our greatest liability; they are our greatest asset.

What a Difference a Day Makes

Life's simplest lessons are the easiest ones to forget.

Last Requests

The death of the Prince of Pringle's.

The Jewish Ethicist - Click Fraud

I'd like to help out a struggling business. Can I click on his web ads in order to generate revenue for his site?

Doing God a Favor

I'm in Jerusalem, doing a special mitzvah.

The War on Cancer

Dr. Yashar Hirshaut has dedicated his life to fighting -- and winning -- the battle.

Galactic Torah

Talmudic wisdom is no "puff of start dust."

Rediscovering the Will to Win

Sharansky reminds us democracies can't defend themselves without 'identity.'

The "Jewish Jordan"

Tamir Goodman has returned from Israel to play basketball in America.

The Jewish Ethicist - Clever Cabbie

Don't let the driver take advantage of you – but don't take advantage of him either.

Did Hebron Disappear?

Despite the overwhelming evidence, why do some archeologists claim that Hebron was uninhabited during the times of Moses and Joshua?

The Woman who Can't Forget

Perfect memory: is it a blessing or a curse?

Circumcision and the Eighth Day

Why should circumcision be the sign of the covenant between the Jews and God?


Where we are headed -- if we don't get our act together.

Emergency Care

Dr. Brian Schwartz's commitment to both his profession and his faith has earned him the respect of everyone whose life he touches.

Alan Dershowitz Speaks

A wide-ranging interview on the pressing issues facing the Jewish people today.

Muslims at Harvard

Do Muslim demands at Harvard safeguard rights or promote something more troubling?

The Jewish Ethicist - Suspicious Supplier

Give your client the benefit of the doubt, but steer clear of likely wrongdoing.

Biblical Archeology: Sodom and Gomorrah

Does archeological data support the Biblical story?

When The Dow Goes Down

A Jewish perspective on the widening financial crisis.

Heavenly Healing

Should a Doctor pray for his patients?

The Seinfeld Call

How long can you spend all alone, without your laptop, TV or cell phone, before going insane?

Eliot Spitzer's Downfall

Before we engage in schadenfreude, let's be sure our own behavior and character could withstand the scrutiny.

The Vanishing Jew

What can we do to keep the Jewish people connected to Judaism?

Renaissance Fireman


Brazen New World

Ending a human life is not a medical decision, it's a moral one.

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