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Entries by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach from 07/2010

Al Gore's Moral Confusion

| Posted 07.05.2010 | World

Why aren't I grateful to Al Gore for highlighting the environment? Simply put, he overdid it. Stopping a rainforest from being decimated is still subordinate to stopping genocide.

LeBron James and What We Lose When We Win

| Posted 07.12.2010 | Sports

Yes, we all want to win, and no, none of us enjoy losing. But the price we're prepared to pay for our victories is that which will determine our essential character. Everywhere you look in sports today character is second to victory.

Gaddafi's Ship to Gaza, and His Ark in New Jersey

| Posted 07.15.2010 | World

How is it that Englewood, New Jersey, which has thousands of prominent Jewish residents and an estimated 700 orthodox Jewish families, simply accepts the presence of the Libyan mission to the UN in its midst?

Tom Friedman's Soft Spot for Terrorist Fadlallah

| Posted 07.19.2010 | World

Lest you conclude that Tom Friedman has lost all sense of morality and has lost the ability to condemn murder, he does confess that Sheikh Muhammad Hussein Fadlallah "had some dark side." Well now, Tom, you don't say. Really?

Time Magazine's Bizarre Assault on Large Families

| Posted 07.27.2010 | Healthy Living

Not sure whether Americans are becoming more materialistic and self-absorbed? Look no further than Time magazine's recent carnival of narcissism and celebration of selfishness.