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The Jewish Ethicist: Money and Marriage II

The Jewish Ethicist: Money and Marriage II

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Is it ethical to marry for money?

The Jewish Ethicist: Servile Salary

The Jewish Ethicist: Servile Salary

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Can I make my boss treat me fairly?

The Jewish Ethicist: Pleading Innocent

The Jewish Ethicist: Pleading Innocent

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Can I plead innocent if I did it?

The Jewish Ethicist: Vote Confidential

The Jewish Ethicist: Vote Confidential

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Closed doors foster open discussion.

A Real Bargain

A Real Bargain

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Do I look like a thief to you?

The Jewish Ethicist: How Poor is Poor

The Jewish Ethicist: How Poor is Poor

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When is a person eligible for assistance?

The Jewish Ethicist: Parental Prerogative

The Jewish Ethicist: Parental Prerogative

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Should parents decide for grown kids?

After Disaster

After Disaster

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Cheryl Jacobson, a diminutive Pentagon warrior, has much to teach us about coping with catastrophe.

The Jewish Ethicist: Reacting to Suffering

The Jewish Ethicist: Reacting to Suffering

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How should we react to natural disaster?

The Jewish Ethicist: No News is Good News

The Jewish Ethicist: No News is Good News

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Should I inform a relative of a misfortune?

The Jewish Ethicist: Refugee Redux

The Jewish Ethicist: Refugee Redux

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Is there a responsibility to provide care to illegal immigrants?

The Jewish Ethicist: Speed Trap

The Jewish Ethicist: Speed Trap

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Are radar and laser detectors ethical?

The Jewish Ethicist: Educational Embargo

The Jewish Ethicist: Educational Embargo

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Should I boycott a retailer that mistreats employees?

The Jewish Ethicist: Foreign Aid

The Jewish Ethicist: Foreign Aid

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Should hospitals treat indigent foreigners free?

The Jewish Ethicist: No-Shop Day(s)

The Jewish Ethicist: No-Shop Day(s)

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Shabbat serves as a weekly reminder that we don't live to work, we work to live.

The Jewish Ethicist: Shill Game

The Jewish Ethicist: Shill Game

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Can I use fake bids to raise prices in an auction?

The Jewish Ethicist: Piggyback or Just Piggy?

The Jewish Ethicist: Piggyback or Just Piggy?

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Can I tap in to a neighbor's wireless internet service?

The Jewish Ethicist: Money and Marriage

The Jewish Ethicist: Money and Marriage

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Is it ethical to raise a family without an income?

The Jewish Ethicist: Vaccination Vacillation

The Jewish Ethicist: Vaccination Vacillation

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Should I leave limited flu vaccine for needier people?

The Jewish Ethicist: Fair Pay

The Jewish Ethicist: Fair Pay

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Can my employer underpay me?

The Jewish Ethicist: Reconciling the Books

The Jewish Ethicist: Reconciling the Books

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Turning loans into charity.

The Jewish Ethicist: Bankruptcy

The Jewish Ethicist: Bankruptcy

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Does Jewish tradition favor income equality?

The Corporate Mitzvah: Creating Value with Values

The Corporate Mitzvah: Creating Value with Values

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Companies concerned with both profit making and providing social benefits outperform businesses that focus exclusively on financial gains.

The Jewish Ethicist: Equality Quandary

The Jewish Ethicist: Equality Quandary

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Does Jewish tradition favor income equality?

The Jewish Ethicist: Neighborly Loan

The Jewish Ethicist: Neighborly Loan

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Getting back the money you lent your neighbor.

The Jewish Ethicist: Getting Recognition

The Jewish Ethicist: Getting Recognition

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A vocal co-worker is overshadowing my achievements!

The Jewish Ethicist: Facing Poker

The Jewish Ethicist: Facing Poker

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Can we raise funds through a poker tournament?

The Jewish Ethicist: School Sell-Out

The Jewish Ethicist: School Sell-Out

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Can my school accept money to secretly promote a business?

The Hasidic Masters' Guide to Management

The Hasidic Masters' Guide to Management

by Moshe Kranc

A new book applies the wisdom of inspiring Jewish stories to the world of business management.

The Jewish Ethicist: Dependent Donee

The Jewish Ethicist: Dependent Donee

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Is it ever a mitzvah not to give charity?

The Jewish Ethicist: Cake Calumny

The Jewish Ethicist: Cake Calumny

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How can I protect the reputation of my baked goods?

The Jewish Ethicist: Showing Racism the Door

The Jewish Ethicist: Showing Racism the Door

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Should I fire a racist worker?

The Jewish Ethicist: The Corporation and the Community, Part 3

The Jewish Ethicist: The Corporation and the Community, Part 3

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Ethics of corporate philanthropy.

The Jewish Ethicist: Corporate Menschkeit

The Jewish Ethicist: Corporate Menschkeit

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When do we cross the line from good corporate citizenship to irresponsible management?

The Jewish Ethicist: The Corporation and the Community, Part 1 Corporate Philanthropy

The Jewish Ethicist: The Corporation and the Community, Part 1 Corporate Philanthropy

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Corporate obligations to the community.

The Jewish Ethicist: Sharing Selling Secrets

The Jewish Ethicist: Sharing Selling Secrets

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Do I have to cooperate with co-workers if we're in competition for benefits?

The Jewish Ethicist: Let's Shake On It

The Jewish Ethicist: Let's Shake On It

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When is a handshake a binding commitment?

The Jewish Ethicist: 360-Degree Feedback

The Jewish Ethicist: 360-Degree Feedback

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The pitfalls of work evaluations from colleagues and subordinates.

The Jewish Ethicist: Beggars' Letters

The Jewish Ethicist: Beggars' Letters

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Relying on letters of recommendations to determine who is truly needy.

The Jewish Ethicist: Monitoring Workers

The Jewish Ethicist: Monitoring Workers

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How intrusive may employers be in monitoring workers?

Shrek's Mazal

Shrek's Mazal

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This summer's blockbuster hit is peppered with Jewish messages, thanks in part to one scriptwriter and his own wild Jewish saga.

The Jewish Ethicist: Ethical Work

The Jewish Ethicist: Ethical Work

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Judaism does not view work as the center of life or as its primary source of meaning.

The Jewish Ethicist: Charitable Return

The Jewish Ethicist: Charitable Return

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Can a gift to charity ever substitute for paying what we owe?

Daddy on the Unemployment Line

Daddy on the Unemployment Line

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All of my life I have known exactly what I want to do next. Being laid off has left me confused and dazed.

Where No Jew has Gone Before

Where No Jew has Gone Before

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Life in corporate America when you're the only guy in your company wearing a kippah.

The Jewish Ethicist: Leading by Example

The Jewish Ethicist: Leading by Example

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Does favoring local labor discriminate against the truly needy?

The Jewish Ethicist: Fishy Fine Print

The Jewish Ethicist: Fishy Fine Print

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What can a merchant hide in the fine print of ads?

The Jewish Ethicist: Sweatshops

The Jewish Ethicist: Sweatshops

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Is it ethical to buy from low-wage suppliers?

The Jewish Ethicist: Blame Game

The Jewish Ethicist: Blame Game

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Can I defend myself against workplace blame-shifting?

The Jewish Ethicist: White Lie Redux

The Jewish Ethicist: White Lie Redux

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Can I reassure a business colleague with a white lie?

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