The Workplace Covenant

"What do you expect from your job?" In asking this question, we often forget to consider what our employer expects from us.

The Jewish Ethicist: Embellishing Your Resume

Is it okay to stretch the truth a bit to increase your chances of getting a job interview?

Broken Bodies, Broken Hearts

The story of one small Ethiopian boy dying in Addis Ababa and one Jewish physician who wouldn't give up on him.

Gossip in the Workplace

If not for recycled rumors, catty appraisals, backhanded compliments and sarcastic asides, how would we ever make interesting conversation?

On The Brink in Ethiopia

Dr. Rick Hodes has put himself in the middle of Africa's bloodiest conflicts to save lives.

The Jewish Ethicist: Chat Room Charades

Is it ethical to assume a false identity online in order to promote your product?

The Superwoman Juggling Act

Doing it all means that eventually something will give -- your health, your family or your spiritual life.

The Jewish Ethicist: Ethical Stealing?

On stealing money to collect a debt, and making up time for a job that requires no real work.


Everyone (well, mostly guys) with any kind of money eventually succumbs to a beautiful car.

Just Like Me

We all have unique gifts and personal differences. Remembering we all come from the family of Adam helps us to deal with cultural and racial diversity in the workplace.

Working Moms: Life on the High Wire

Both the tightrope man and the working mom make it look easy.

Money and the Meaning Life

Jacob Needleman has counseled the rich and successful on matters of money and meaning. His conclusion: "Money is like a mirror to our culture. What we see tells us who we are."

The Jewish Ethicist: Unethical Moral Leaders

Despite their heavy responsibility to be good examples, spiritual leaders have the same human impulses as everyone else.

Making It In Hollywood

What happens when a successful television executive realizes that he is responsible for the content millions of people would end up watching?

An Interview with Norman Lear

The famed TV producer talks about the art of making a difference, attaining success, and his heroes.

Work That Matters

We all face defining moments in our life. In answering the question "Why do we work?" we can each discover our own greatness.

On The Road

Being a comedian is a great profession. When done right, there are few things in life that can match stand-up comedy. But then I got married and everything changed.

The Jewish Ethicist: Personal Phone Calls

Is it ethical to break company policy if no one, including top management, keeps it anyway?

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