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Entries by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach from 04/2009

Christopher Hitchens and the Killer Jews

| Posted 04.01.2009 | Healthy Living

To read Hitchens these days is to be transported to an alternate universe where religious Jews are often terrorists inspired by racist Jewish ideology that is fomented by their Rabbis.

Will Obama Stand Up to, or Smile at, Dictators?

| Posted 04.23.2009 | World

If President Obama feels that he has to be the one to greet a man like Chavez, must it be with the kind of ear-to-ear grin that one might show girl-scouts selling cookies?

Oprah's Show on Teen Sexuality: My Thoughts

| Posted 04.23.2009 | Healthy Living

We are not our children's friends. We are their parents. While it's wonderful to be popular with our kids, even that popularity must be experienced within the overall framework of parental authority.

Making Synagogue Stimulating Again

| Posted 04.26.2009 | Style

Many of us find the Synagogue services oppressive and stultifying. They're too formal, too long, too boring. Nobody said that there shouldn't be a stimulating and satisfying social portion of a Synagogue.

The American Tax-Paying Sucker

| Posted 04.28.2009 | Business

Look, if you're a wealthy American and you want to buy a Yacht, G-d bless you, but you can't ask secretaries and firefighters, who are struggling to pay their utility bills, to finance your butler.