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The Jewish Ethicist  - I Spy

The Jewish Ethicist - I Spy

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Can I spy on my spouse and monitor his internet use?

The Jewish Ethicist  - Adding to Your Data Base

The Jewish Ethicist - Adding to Your Data Base

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Can we solicit recipients of condolence cards from our charity?

The Jewish Ethicist  - Smart and Rich

The Jewish Ethicist - Smart and Rich

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It's okay to profit from superior knowledge if it was fairly obtained.

The Jewish Ethicist  - Big Ban

The Jewish Ethicist - Big Ban

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I want to avoid a scandalous relative.

The Jewish Ethicist  - Deficit Finance

The Jewish Ethicist - Deficit Finance

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Judaism and the national deficit.

The Jewish Ethicist  - My More Observant Spouse

The Jewish Ethicist - My More Observant Spouse

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Expect accommodation, not transformation.

The Jewish Ethicist  - Vice Stocks

The Jewish Ethicist - Vice Stocks

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Questionable investments can compromise values.

The Jewish Ethicist  - Revealing a Secret

The Jewish Ethicist - Revealing a Secret

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Should I tell my boss about my students' impending protest?

Sub-Prime Meltdown

Sub-Prime Meltdown

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What the mortgage banking industry can teach us about Rosh Hashana.

The Jewish Ethicist  - Eat Now, Pay Later

The Jewish Ethicist - Eat Now, Pay Later

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Can I open kids' treats in the supermarket and pay at checkout?

The Jewish Ethicist  - Ex Convict

The Jewish Ethicist - Ex Convict

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Can I publicize the criminal past of a new congregant?

The Jewish Ethicist  - Artificially Sweet Vengeance

The Jewish Ethicist - Artificially Sweet Vengeance

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We must pursue strict justice, but we don't rejoice in it.

The Jewish Ethicist  - Help Yourself

The Jewish Ethicist - Help Yourself

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When in doubt, ask!

The Jewish Ethicist  - I Quit

The Jewish Ethicist - I Quit

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Can I renege on my work agreement?

Filling My Father's Chair

Filling My Father's Chair

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It seemed unthinkable that my father's chair could ever be filled by anyone else. But Someday came sooner than we expected.

The Jewish Ethicist  - Anti-Aristocracy

The Jewish Ethicist - Anti-Aristocracy

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Understanding the Torah's obligation of tithing. It's more than fighting poverty.

The Jewish Ethicist  - Respect and Suspect

The Jewish Ethicist - Respect and Suspect

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Drawing the line between prudence and paranoia.

The Jewish Ethicist  - Google Gossip

The Jewish Ethicist - Google Gossip

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If it's on the web, isn't it no longer private?

The Jewish Ethicist  - Hidden Defects

The Jewish Ethicist - Hidden Defects

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My realtor misled me. What do I do now?

The Jewish Ethicist  - Happy Returns

The Jewish Ethicist - Happy Returns

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Can I buy a product with the intention of returning it?

The Jewish Ethicist  - Renege

The Jewish Ethicist - Renege

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Can I go back on my original agreement?

The Jewish Ethicist  - Slander in the Court

The Jewish Ethicist - Slander in the Court

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My day in court – how far should I go?

The Jewish Ethicist  - Hidden Consultation

The Jewish Ethicist - Hidden Consultation

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My chiropractor billed me separately for a consultation.

The Jewish Ethicist  - Bank Error

The Jewish Ethicist - Bank Error

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Can I keep the money the bank mistakenly deposited into my account?

The Jewish Ethicist  - Is Googling Ethical?

The Jewish Ethicist - Is Googling Ethical?

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Is googling a person an invasion of privacy?

The Jewish Ethicist  - Your Loss, My Gain

The Jewish Ethicist - Your Loss, My Gain

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Taking advantage of someone's mistake.

The Jewish Ethicist  - Stereotypes and Prejudices

The Jewish Ethicist - Stereotypes and Prejudices

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Am I a racist?

The Jewish Ethicist  - Slander in Self-Defense

The Jewish Ethicist - Slander in Self-Defense

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Can I bad-mouth an employee who suddenly quit to go into competition?

The Jewish Ethicist  - Magic Moment

The Jewish Ethicist - Magic Moment

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Are wedding celebrations getting out of hand?

The Jewish Ethicist  - Under the Table

The Jewish Ethicist - Under the Table

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Should I register my protest and give it to my friend's boss?

The Jewish Ethicist  - Should Father Pay?

The Jewish Ethicist - Should Father Pay?

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Who should pay for plane tickets to the wedding?

The Jewish Ethicist  - Apprentice

The Jewish Ethicist - Apprentice

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Are they being taken for a ride?

The Podiatrist

The Podiatrist

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Amazing how a simple thing like an extra $1,500 can suddenly confuse one's thinking.

The Jewish Ethicist  - No More Flood

The Jewish Ethicist - No More Flood

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Lessons from a previous global environmental catastrophe.

The Jewish Ethicist  - Global Threats

The Jewish Ethicist - Global Threats

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What does the Torah say about pollution when there is no effective communal authority to regulate it?

The Jewish Ethicist  - Pollution

The Jewish Ethicist - Pollution

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Does Jewish law forbid pollution?

The Jewish Ethicist  - Homework Help

The Jewish Ethicist - Homework Help

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The delicate line between helping a child with assignments and actually doing them.

The Jewish Ethicist  - Teenager in our Midst

The Jewish Ethicist - Teenager in our Midst

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Should we report our neighbor who is breaking our age-restricted community by-laws?

The Jewish Ethicist  - A Free Ride?

The Jewish Ethicist - A Free Ride?

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Hotel room for two? Then three is a crowd.

The Jewish Ethicist  - The Ethics of Torture

The Jewish Ethicist - The Ethics of Torture

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The duty of rescue and the right to self-defense.

The Jewish Ethicist  - Should I Blow the Whistle

The Jewish Ethicist - Should I Blow the Whistle

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Weighing the risks and damages.

The Jewish Ethicist  - Addiction: Servitude to Substances

The Jewish Ethicist - Addiction: Servitude to Substances

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It is incumbent on all Jews to work to redeem addicts from theirdestructive habits.

The Jewish Ethicist  - Addiction: An Obstacle Before the Blind

The Jewish Ethicist - Addiction: An Obstacle Before the Blind

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I'm helping an alcoholic support her habit

The Jewish Ethicist  - Confronting Street Youths

The Jewish Ethicist - Confronting Street Youths

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Should I stand up to a group of kids who are creating a real ruckus?

The Jewish Ethicist  - Forgiving and Forgetting to Ourselves

The Jewish Ethicist - Forgiving and Forgetting to Ourselves

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Judaism preaches "constructive clemency".

Getting Caught

Getting Caught

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Nurturing ethical behavior in teenagers.

The Jewish Ethicist  - Decent Working Conditions, Final: Motivation

The Jewish Ethicist - Decent Working Conditions, Final: Motivation

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Sometimes raising pay is cutting costs.

The Jewish Ethicist  - Decent Working Conditions 3 Generosity

The Jewish Ethicist - Decent Working Conditions 3 Generosity

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Sometimes charity begins in the workplace.

The Jewish Ethicist  - Decent Working Conditions 2 Dignified Treatment

The Jewish Ethicist - Decent Working Conditions 2 Dignified Treatment

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Providing a proper working environment.

The Jewish Ethicist  - Decent Working Conditions, Part 1: Equitable Treatment

The Jewish Ethicist - Decent Working Conditions, Part 1: Equitable Treatment

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Moral principles on how to treat your employees.

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