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Entries by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach from 02/2010

From Messiah to Mortal: The All-Too-Brief Divinity of Barack Obama

| Posted 02.02.2010 | Politics

What President Obama failed to understand is that America doesn't do well with Messiahs of any sort, preferring self-redemption to the sort delivered by some great rescuer.

Haitian Apocalypse and a Bold New World

| Posted 02.08.2010 | World

Nothing can prepare you for Port-Au-Prince. Not watching the devastation on CNN for a week. Not viewing a Time magazine photo montage of blue-tinged bodies in rigor mortis. Nothing.

Was Haiti Punished for Sin?

| Posted 02.13.2010 | Healthy Living

I have always been puzzled as to why many religious people enjoy portraying G-d as executioner-in-chief and are always finding reasons to justify human suffering.

Tiger's Courageous Confession

| Posted 02.20.2010 | Sports

Tiger Woods' statement was that rarest of things, a sincere and unconditional statement of contrition and responsibility from a public figure for cheating on his wife.