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The Jewish Ethicist: Billable Minutes?

The Jewish Ethicist: Billable Minutes?

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If you bill by the hour, adopt an equitable policy for interruptions.

The Jewish Ethicist: When to Blow the Whistle

The Jewish Ethicist: When to Blow the Whistle

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Saving others from loss doesn't have to come at your expense.

Faith and the Stock Market

Faith and the Stock Market

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Successful investing has little to do with intelligence.

The Jewish Ethicist: Beware of Caveat Emptor

The Jewish Ethicist: Beware of Caveat Emptor

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This problematic rule has been abandoned in the developed world.

The Jewish Ethicist: Complicity

The Jewish Ethicist: Complicity

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

The Jewish Ethicist: Career Versus Careerism

The Jewish Ethicist: Career Versus Careerism

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Careers are fine, but they need to be kept in perspective.

The Jewish Ethicist: Bottom of the Barrel

The Jewish Ethicist: Bottom of the Barrel

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The fine line between decorating and misrepresenting merchandise.

The Jewish Ethicist: Evaluating the Teacher

The Jewish Ethicist: Evaluating the Teacher

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My teacher was terrible. Can I give my honest opinion on the school's course evaluation?

Work and Human Dignity

Work and Human Dignity

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Why the highest form of tzedakah is helping someone find a job.

The Jewish Ethicist: Favorable Judgment

The Jewish Ethicist: Favorable Judgment

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Be a "defense attorney" for questionable characters.

The Jewish Ethicist: Socially Responsible Investments

The Jewish Ethicist: Socially Responsible Investments

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All investments are not created equal.

Total Leadership

Total Leadership

by Aish.com Staff

An interview with the founding director of the Wharton School's Leadership Program and Wharton's Work/Life Integration Project.

The Jewish Ethicist: Secret Strategy or Scam?

The Jewish Ethicist: Secret Strategy or Scam?

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In financial relationships, the Talmud recognized the need for the highest level of transparency and accountability.

The Jewish Ethicist: Bad Buyer

The Jewish Ethicist: Bad Buyer

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Can I browse in a high end store and then buy at discount retailer?

Quote Unquote

Quote Unquote

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The job took three times as long as expected. Can I suddenly double the price?

The Jewish Ethicist: Scientist or Salesman?

The Jewish Ethicist: Scientist or Salesman?

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Is it unethical for an scientist to have commercial interests involved in his work?

The Jewish Ethicist: Job Hunt Disclosure

The Jewish Ethicist: Job Hunt Disclosure

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You don't have to tell your boss about your job search.

The Jewish Ethicist: Age and Independence

The Jewish Ethicist: Age and Independence

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It's wrong to give so much that we become dependent on the public.

Economics Needs Ethics

Economics Needs Ethics

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No amount of regulation will restore our sense of honor andshame.

The Jewish Ethicist: Should I Tell the Boss?

The Jewish Ethicist: Should I Tell the Boss?

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A coworker is not a supervisor.

The Jewish Ethicist: Oldies are Goodies

The Jewish Ethicist: Oldies are Goodies

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Think twice before changing a familiar place of business.

The Jewish Ethicist: Charity and Providence

The Jewish Ethicist: Charity and Providence

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Give charity today – you may need it tomorrow.

Surviving the Economic Crisis

Surviving the Economic Crisis

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Coping, persevering and winning in troubled economic times.

The Jewish Ethicist: In Case of Emergency

The Jewish Ethicist: In Case of Emergency

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I don't want to give my money to charity – I might need it one day.

The Jewish Ethicist: Custodian

The Jewish Ethicist: Custodian

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My mother is incapacitated. Should I be giving charity from her income?

The Man at the Door

The Man at the Door

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It's hard to make a decent living.

The Jewish Ethicist: Borderline Poor

The Jewish Ethicist: Borderline Poor

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For poor families, some special expenses can be considered charity.

The Jewish Ethicist: Charity from the Poor

The Jewish Ethicist: Charity from the Poor

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How much do the poor have to help the poor?

The Jewish Ethicist: Painful Priorities 2

The Jewish Ethicist: Painful Priorities 2

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How should I support my needy parent?

The Jewish Ethicist: Painful Priorities I

The Jewish Ethicist: Painful Priorities I

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I can no longer support my elderly mother.

Kosher in the White House

Kosher in the White House

by Aish.com Staff

Reflections from a Washington insider.

The Jewish Ethicist: Tainted Money

The Jewish Ethicist: Tainted Money

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Charities should not accept donations tainted by wrongdoing

The Jewish Ethicist: Failing the Grade

The Jewish Ethicist: Failing the Grade

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Cheating on tests a failure for both student and society.

The Jewish Ethicist: Witness for Hire, Part 2

The Jewish Ethicist: Witness for Hire, Part 2

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Expert witnesses may not slant their testimony with an eye to future business.

The Jewish Ethicist: The Madoff Affair

The Jewish Ethicist: The Madoff Affair

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Trustworthiness is a function of accountability.

My Citicorp Moment

My Citicorp Moment

by Amanda Hensley

The gift of being fired.

The Jewish Ethicist: Witness for Hire, Part I

The Jewish Ethicist: Witness for Hire, Part I

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The legal system should mitigate incentives for slanted expert testimony

Unemployed

Unemployed

by Sarah Rosenfeld

Reality hit, along with depression. No job. And worse, no chances of finding a new one either.

The Jewish Ethicist: Warehouse and Home

The Jewish Ethicist: Warehouse and Home

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You can get rid of supplies left in your house, but do it thoughtfully.

The Jewish Ethicist: Seeking Lost Owner, Part 2

The Jewish Ethicist: Seeking Lost Owner, Part 2

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You have to keep lost objects a while, but not forever.

The Jewish Ethicist: Seeking Lost Owner

The Jewish Ethicist: Seeking Lost Owner

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Lost object? Seek a forum likely familiar to the unknown owner.

The Jewish Ethicist - Is It Charity?

The Jewish Ethicist - Is It Charity?

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Kindness to others shouldn't be limited to the poor and needy.

The Jewish Ethicist - Working with Difficult People

The Jewish Ethicist - Working with Difficult People

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An incompatible co-worker can be an unbearable challenge.

The Jewish Ethicist - Pay Up!

The Jewish Ethicist - Pay Up!

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Avoid gratuitously harassing an indigent debtor.

The Jewish Ethicist  - Snitch

The Jewish Ethicist - Snitch

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Constructive disclosures need to have constructive intentions as well.

The Jewish Ethicist  - Charitable Credit

The Jewish Ethicist - Charitable Credit

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Charity brings a reward in this world and the next.

The Jewish Ethicist - Wrong Store

The Jewish Ethicist - Wrong Store

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When customers visit by accident, you should set them right.

When The Dow Goes Down

When The Dow Goes Down

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A Jewish perspective on the widening financial crisis.

The Jewish Ethicist - Thou Shalt Pay

The Jewish Ethicist - Thou Shalt Pay

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Payment is not only a right of the creditor, it is also the duty of the debtor.

The Jewish Ethicist  - Day Trader

The Jewish Ethicist - Day Trader

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I'm thinking of opening up a "day trading station" in my house.

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