Is Managed Care Unethical?

There are a variety of potentially problematic concepts that come into play when evaluating managed care according to Jewish values.

No Rachel on Daytime T.V.

The matriarch of the Jewish people embodies the opposite of typical daytime TV fare.

An Overload of Success

One morning my heart stopped and at age 37 I died. Here is the story of my demise, my physical recovery and my spiritual rebirth.

Elbowing God Out

The ruling barring "under God" from the Pledge of Allegiance shares a similar hubris that contributed to the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem.

The Curse of the Billable Hour

As a lawyer, life can be an endless game of billing time. What happens to those non-billable hours?

The Jewish Ethicist - Silent Revolution

How can business create a structure that contributes to social responsibility?

The Land of Hope and Dreams

After September 11th, I decided to become an American citizen. Here's why.

Aaron Feuerstein: Bankrupt and Wealthy

Mr. Feuerstein is a legend in the corporate world. His company is now bankrupt and he doesn't regret a thing.

In The Beginning

What are the theological implications of modern cosmology?

Looking at the Horror

Revisiting a painful and, alas, timely issue: Should people watch the gruesome video of Daniel Pearl's brutal murder?

Silver Spoon Kids

Money, kids and the sudden discovery of being Jewish. An interview with the authors of "Silver Spoon Kids."

Six Days of War

A new, definitive book on the Six Day War.

Two-Time Survivor

Norma survived both attacks on the World Trade Center and she believes she knows why.

The Jewish Ethicist: Middleman Muddle

My real estate agent doesn't know I rented the apartment she found for me.


Spider-Man mirrors the consciousness of Jewish activists. So says the creator of a Jewish superhero comic series.

State's Terror Untruths

This year's report on "Patterns of Global Terrorism" veers into unreliability and even falsehood. It's a dangerous document likely to harm the war on terrorism.

Elliott Gould: An Actor's Life

Elliott Gould discusses Jewish identity, education and the risks and benefits of being an actor in this candid interview.

Calling All Jewish Superheroes

Hollywood may not produce films with these superheroes, but the appearance of any of the following individuals would be greatly appreciated.

The TV Fix

Turn off the tube, turn on your mind.

Bringing Work Back Home

Confessions of an unbalanced mom. An excerpt from the new book, "Life's Work."

The Jewish Ethicist: Fast Service

Customers feel they're being cheated by my prompt service. Can I shlep out the repairs?

Anti-Semitic Awakening

Why does such vile enmity wrack Europe, while America not only remains free of it but persists in standing by Israel in the present clash with the Palestinians?

The Jewish Ethicist: Is Business Ethical?

Isn't the Biblical ideal to engage in productive activity, not in trade where each person tries to take advantage of the other?

When The Ship Comes In

Written in 1963, the words to this song are still relevant.

Professional Confidentiality in Jewish Law

When a patient has a medical condition that will endanger others, should the doctor tell?

Women At Work

Let's get something perfectly clear: Jewish women work. One of my neighbors is a nuclear physicist. I'm a zoo veterinarian.

The Root Cause of Terrorism

It's not the deprivation of rights; it's totalitarianism.

The Jewish Ethicist: Unwarranted Warranty

Is it ethical to market pricey extended warranties that most people don't need?

Bethlehem: Where is the Outrage?

Palestinian gunmen occupy the Church of the Nativity, as Israeli troops keep watch outside. Who's crossed the line?

A Business Approach to Charity

A Beverly Hills insurance broker applies savvy techniques to charitable giving.

When Words Are the Weapons

Bill Bennet's new book, "Why We Fight", is must reading for these tumultuous times.

Truth under Siege

During the Holocaust, the world watched silently. Will things be any different this time?

Profile: The Healing Spirit

Cheri Morgan has dedicated her life to helping others.


If the quality of integrity is absent in the person, how can it be present in his or her ideas?

Receipt Deceit

Am I encouraging tax evasion when I patronize a "cash only" business?

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