Who Owns the Million-Dollar Baseball?

Two fans claim ownership of the baseball Barry Bonds hit for his record-setting 73rd homer. How might Jewish law decide the case?

The Jewish Ethicist: Renegotiating a Low Estimate

If a job was harder than we expected, does the contractor deserve a little extra?

Holy Money

Dealing honorably in business is the acid test for whether religion is truly relevant.

To Life

After running from the Nazis as a 10-year-old, she has seen life come full circle.

"You Incompetent Buffoon!"

With the hundreds of service people we encounter in daily life, we are all, in a sense, their employers.

The Jewish Ethicist: Is the Seller Taking Advantage of Me?

I ordered labels without asking the price -- now the seller has me over a barrel!

Uncommon Inspiration

Dan Ciporin, the CEO of leading comparison-shopping site DealTime.com, earned his stripes in a refugee camp for Cambodian children.

To Work, Divine

Many of us walk around the workplace wishing we were elsewhere despite the fact that the work we do is deeply gratifying. What gives?

My Better Half

King Solomon had it easy. It's splitting the mother in half that causes real problems.

The Time Bind

Would you rather spend your time at home or at the office?

The Infertility Angel

A top doctor in the field of male infertility speaks about professional success, medical ethics, and his Jewish passion.

The Jewish Ethicist: Intrusive Sales Pitches

Is it unethical to slam the receiver on an annoying salesperson?

Profile: Beyond Toys

Michael Goldstein, former CEO of Toys 'R Us, has segued his corporate success into a charitable empire.

Going Back to Work

With the world changed so dramatically, how can I go back to business as usual?

The Art of Tzedakah

Judaism has developed a game plan for giving that is part artform, part science and all good sense.

The Jewish Ethicist: Accepting Responsibility for Mistakes

Even the Jewish Ethicist needs to make some corrections and clarifications.

My Day in Court

A rookie lawyer's disaster in court teaches him a lesson in personal responsibility.

The Kids Are Alright

Zmira Rosenthal has taken over 60 foster children into her home. What makes this woman tick?

The Kippah Quandary

My landmark dilemma: Do I wear a kippah to the job interview or not?

The Jewish Ethicist: Phony Collect Calls

When you're stuck at the pizzeria with no ride home and no money to make a call, calling the operator may seem like the best solution.

Trading Places: An Interview with Morris Smith

How one man walked away from power and prestige to truly have it all.

The Jewish Ethicist: Money-Back Guarantee

I'm no longer "completely satisfied" with the now-frayed sweater I purchased two years ago. Can I return it?

Being Vs. Doing

Separating "Who I Am" from "What I Do".

The Jewish Ethicist: Job Referrals

Ethical guidelines on what to say and what's proper to keep to yourself.

The Jewish Ethicist: How Old Is S/HE

Is it ethical to lie about someone's age for the purpose of dating?

The Jewish Ethicist: Playing Hooky

Is there anything wrong with cutting class once in a while?

Leadership and Corporate America

The corporate environment is always changing. Here's my checklist of the ten most desired leadership traits I learned in the U.S. Army.

The Jewish Ethicist: Religious Disclosure

Does one have to tell a prospective employer that he keeps Shabbat? Is it permissible for a man to remove his kippah?

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