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Entries by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach from 06/2011

Beaches Belong to the People, Even in Greenwich

| Posted 06.02.2011 | New York

What's wrong with Greenwich? Do they really want to be known as a closed and elitist community that makes it so difficult for people from out of town to simply enjoy themselves?

Healing The Broken American Male

| Posted 06.04.2011 | Divorce

Recent scandals show us that men today are broken. We have created a hyper-competitive society where the worth of a man is judged by one thing and one thing only: his professional success, measured in how much money he has, how much power he wields, and how famous he's become.

Did Anthony Weiner Want to Get Caught?

| Posted 06.06.2011 | Politics

This isn't rocket science. Men like Anthony Weiner live in the permanent fear that they are not special. Their greatest fear is that they are ordinary. And they spend their lives trying to disprove that fear.

Anthony Weiner and Why Powerful Men Self-Destruct

| Posted 06.13.2011 | New York

I am of a serious mind to run against Congressman Weiner to highlight the broken state of American manhood and how we must finally address it rather than watch more decent men combust.

An Evangelical Attempts to Proselytize Anthony Weiner

| Posted 06.16.2011 | Politics

Atonement comes not from belief in Jesus Christ but from getting on your knees in front of the wife whose heart you broke, begging her forgiveness, and placing yourself in an environment of change that will help sustain your new moral commitment.

Are the Circumcision Opponents Anti-Semitic or Sexually Repressed?

| Posted 06.20.2011 | Religion

San Francisco is supposed to be the city of live-and-let-live even as it now betrays a curious attachment to the male foreskin, with its ludicrous attempt to punish its large Jewish community for simply honoring the oldest of all Jewish practices and rituals.

Delta and Saudi Arabia: Flying the Friendly, Anti-Semitic Skies

| Posted 06.24.2011 | World

It's no secret that Saudi Arabia bars passengers with Jewish sounding last names and any passport with an Israeli stamp from its flights. It's therefore inexplicable why Delta Airlines would partner with Saudi Arabian Airlines.

While Gays Push to Marry, Heterosexuals Fear Commitment

| Posted 06.27.2011 | Divorce

Gays marrying has nothing to do with heterosexuals divorcing and the real crisis in the American marriage is not that people of the same sex want to get hitched but that people of the opposite don't want to stay together.