The Hasidic Masters' Guide to Management

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

Sublimating Strife

The fighting in Fallujah may have deep biblical roots

Mikvah Dreams

Going to the mikvah became an obsession. I wanted in even if I didn't know why.

Pulling the Plug

TV or not TV? That was the question.

Why Jewish Medical Ethics

An introduction to the system of Jewish Law.

Why Medical Ethics?

The scientific community, and the medical community in particular, have been the impetus for some of the most barbaric and immoral programs of the 20th century.

The Jewish Ethicist: Corporate Menschkeit

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

Spider-Man on the Roof

The creator of a Jewish superhero comic book series weaves a web between Spider-Man 2 and Broadway's Fiddler on the Roof. Fasten your seatbelts…

The Jewish Ethicist: Sharing Selling Secrets

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

Friend or F.O.E.?

Beware. Forces of Estrangement are lurking everywhere.

Multifetal Pregnancy Reduction In Jewish Law

Is it permissible to abort some of the fetuses so that the others stand a reasonable chance of living?

To Tell the Truth...Sort of

Deceit and insincerity, both subtle and blatant, permeate our lives.Jaded, we either miss it or shrug it off. Neither reaction is acceptable.

The Jewish Ethicist: Beggars' Letters

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

Creatures and Teachers

Maimonides' mystifying rodent and the limits of science.

Shrek's Mazal

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

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

The Myth Of Visible Diversity

It's time to start wearing our Jewishness on our sleeve.

Drugs: A Jewish Problem?

When a Jewish family needs help with drug abuse, where can they turn?

Daddy on the Unemployment Line

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

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

Dangerous Surgery to Save a Life

Considering the tremendous value Judaism places on every moment of life, does Jewish law permit one to undergo surgery that carries a very high risk of death?

Park Versus Synagogue

A neighborhood petition taught me how the Torah encompasses all areas of existence.

The Responsibility of Wealth

When all is said and done, all you're left with is the money you've given away.

The Significance of the Spanish Elections

Another unfortunate example of classical appeasement.

The Cancer of Anti-Semitism in Europe

When civilized nations fail to rise up against the Jew-haters in their midst, it is often just a matter of time before the Jew-haters in their midst rise up against them.

Jews and Christians after The Passion

Are we supposed to ignore the irony that our strongest allies are now promoting a film that resurrects the charge of deicide?

Gibson's Blood Libel

When you retell a story in which the role of the Jews is central and give it the most offensive, pre-Vatican II treatment possible, you can hardly claim, "I didn't mean it."

The Passion: The Movie and the Aftermath

Perhaps our best response to this Hollywood missionary effort is to look inward and take pride in the beauty of our own faith.

Mel Gibson and the Jews

His latest lethal weapon? Mel's film promises spiritual inspiration but instead evokes the kind of rage that for centuries past resulted in ruthless acts of retribution.

Never Again?

Gas chambers. Poisoned food. Torture. Families murdered en masse. How much more do we need to know about North Korea's crimes before we act to stop them?

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