Interpersonal

Concealing Hatred

We're wronged. Should we confront the perpetrator or turn the other cheek?

Judging others Favorably

We are constantly passing judgment -- on family members, friends, neighbors, and practically anyone we meet. Are we judging fairly?

Don't be a Gossip

It's beneath us to focus on the negative in others.

Jewish View of Money

The Torah manner of giving charity, respecting others' property, and dealing honestly in business.

Matters of Life and Death

An exploration of the three cardinal transgressions, legal guidelines in coercive circumstances, and the obligation to save another's life.

Preservation of Life

Human life is a premier value in Jewish life, often superseding other concerns.

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?

Should Terri Schiavo Live or Die?

It is a denial of the Jewish ideal of the fundamental value of life that drives the forces that wish to remove Terri Schiavo's feeding tube.

Judaism and Vegetarianism

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

Generosity and the Jews

Tzedakah is a hallmark of Jewish tradition. You don't need money to do it.

The Mandate to Heal

What is the role of a physician in Jewish law?

Gossip: The Triple Murder Threat

Gossip can be more powerful than biological weapons.

Judging Others - And Yourself

We should always give others – and ourselves – the benefit of the doubt.

Taking a Risk

Should you be skydiving for fun? Working as a bodyguard for a living? Judaism has a system to evaluate such risks.

World Repairs

Trying to eliminate pain and poverty is a daunting task. Do we stand a chance?

Is Stem Cell Research Ethical?

Is the destruction of preexisting pre-embryos permitted for stem cell research?

Jewish Genes

There is now new and exciting DNA evidence for common Jewish origin -- not just among Cohanim, the Priestly Class, but among Jews scattered all over the globe.

The Fine Tuning of the Universe

An amazing array of scientists are bewildered by the design of the universe and admit a possibility of a designer.

Solar Eclipse

The startling event of a solar eclipse.

Not By Chance: Shattering the Modern Theory of Evolution

A physicist brings a novel approach that challenges the assumptions of evolution.

The Cohanim - DNA Connection

The fascinating story of how DNA studies confirm an ancient biblical tradition.

Mastering The Gratitude Attitude

It begins with getting rid of the entitlement attitude, which puts "my rights" ahead of everything else.

Day to Day Judaism: Charity

Support for the disadvantaged in Judaism is not altruism, but rather pure justice.

Day to Day Judaism: Kindness

Being Jewish is a 24-hour occupation, and the most consistent act of faith is kindness.

Stopping Lashon Hara

A primer on how to raise our children to look at the positive and speak well about others.

Surviving the Economic Crisis

Coping, persevering and winning in troubled economic times.

When The Dow Goes Down

A Jewish perspective on the widening financial crisis.

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