Career, Interrupted

I have never second-guessed my decision to be a stay-at-home mother, but getting the head and heart to merge has been tough.

The Jewish Ethicist: Bad Business

Do I have to give up my job if I think it entails aiding immorality?

My African Vacation

My vacations are usually escapes to places where cares are few and comforts are many. This year I went where cares are many and comforts are few.

Power: Public and Private

The feminist movement has failed to recognize another, more subtle form of power: internal power.


Making light out of a very dark night.

It's Not About The Bike

Learning life lessons -- on two wheels.

Managing the Stars

Meet Joel and Rob Mandel, business managers for some of the hottest names in entertainment, who take their Jewishness very seriously.

SARS and Self-Endangerment to Save Others

To what extent must physicians risk their own lives to treat their patients?

Twice Burned

Although domestic abuse is totally abhorrent to Judaism, the Jewish community is not completely immune to it.

Confessions of a Television-a-holic

I have decided to go without television for an entire week. And believe me, this is a big deal.

The Jewish Ethicist: Adversity in Possession

The law says that if I think land is mine, it becomes mine. Is that ethical?

Judaism's Mind-Body Connection

Why are so many hospitals named after Mount Sinai?

Mel's Passion

Mel Gibson has a responsibility to make a movie that does not contribute further to a legacy of pain and suffering.

Judaism and Vegetarianism

Where's the beef? Examining the pros and cons.

The Jewish Ethicist: Avoid or Advise?

Should we tell an incompetent merchant why customers are staying away?

Bar Mitzvah Motivators

The concept of "bar mitzvah" has drifted incredibly far from its true meaning in these materialistic times.

The Truth About Jonathan Pollard

Pollard's life sentence is based on a humongous Washington whopper of a lie.

Hooked on a Cruel Sport

Finding gratification in the suffering of another isn't sport. It's sadism.

War and God

An award-winning Israeli book that recounts a rabbi's experiences in the Yom Kippur war strikes a chord in both secular and religious society.

Jewish Attitude

David Suissa, a top advertising executive, wants to sell you something: unconditional love for every Jew.

The Jewish Ethicist: Growing Apart

Should I tell my old friend that we just don't have anything in common?

Banishing Barbie

Although often at ideological loggerheads, both feminism and traditional Judaism share a common goal -- upholding and ensuring the dignity of women.

Taking Credit

True success in business -- and in life -- comes when it's not about you.

Leaving the Pinnacle

Why I left a six-figure job for a no-figure job.

The Jewish Ethicist: Biblical Ethics

How can we understand the ethics of the economic relations described in the Torah?

A Tribute to Senator Moynihan

Remembering a great friend of the Jewish people.

Being Peter Himmelman

A peek inside the Jewish soul of one of today's most talented musicians.

The Jewish Ethicist: Stealing Customers

Can I ask someone at my old place of employment to obtain a customer list?

Dissolve the United Nations

The civilized world would be better off were the United Nations in its present form to disappear.

What Am I Doing Here?

It's a question that many of us, unfortunately, ask ourselves about our working environments each and every day.

My Ethical Dilemmas

Think it's easy for a 15-year-old to work in a store? Think again.

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