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Entries by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach from 10/2008

Why Orthodox Youth Are Leaving the Fold

| Posted 10.01.2008 | Healthy Living

For the branch of Judaism that has long advocated - and rightly so - that education is the key to observance, it is simply unacceptable to see so many youth lost.

Wall Street's Collapse Means That Jews Can be Known for Values Rather Than Money

| Posted 10.07.2008 | Business

On the day after Rosh Hashanah, the front page of the New York Times Business Section published a photo showing nervous Jewish Wall Street traders outside one of the largest Synagogues in New York checking their Blackberries for the latest market news on this.

Up Against a Wall (Street): The Financial Crisis and Jewish Values

| Posted 10.20.2008 | Healthy Living

The crisis in the Western world is not financial, but a crisis of values. Isn't that what all our financial experts have been saying -- the collapse was caused by greed and material insatiability?

Causes of the Collapse

| Posted 10.28.2008 | Healthy Living

Sadly, religion in America seems incapable of rising to the challenge of giving people inner contentment and pulling them away from insatiable materialism.