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Entries by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach from 11/2011

Message to My Daughter Under the Wedding Canopy

| Posted 11.01.2011 | Weddings
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Go forth and build an eternal home among Israel and the Jewish people. Go forth and turn the ordinary into the extraordinary, the natural into the miraculous, the everyday into Eden.

An Unforgiving Electorate Invites Mediocrity In Public Office

| Posted 11.06.2011 | Politics

America has to make a decision. Does it want perfection like Barack Obama, who rarely stumbles but lacks the grit to get American out of crushing debt and joblessness, or does it want men and women who can dig us out but who have dirt under their fingernails?

Conrad Murray's Conviction Has Left Everyone Else Off the Hook

| Posted 11.08.2011 | Crime

In the final analysis, Conrad Murray was the person was most responsible for Michael's death. But a host of others played a significant role. They ought to thank their lucky stars that the sins of the many have fallen on the shoulders of one.

Obama's Secret Remarks About Netanyahu

| Posted 11.10.2011 | Politics

Obama is a disappointment. If he despises Netanyahu, let him not play games with the American Jewish community and feign friendship for votes.

Lessons From the Brutal Truth of Steve Jobs

| Posted 11.14.2011 | Books

If he thought you were a sub-par employee, he told you. If he thought you were a B-person, he said it to your face. If he thought you were a nudge who interrupted his meeting just to get him to lecture, he told you so in no uncertain terms.

Ashton, Demi and Younger Men's Inability to Appreciate Older Women

| Posted 11.18.2011 | Celebrity

The unfortunate breakup of the marriage between Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher should be of interest even to those who have better things to do with their time than follow mindless Hollywood chatter and celebrity gossip.

Why Critics of Wall Street Exist Among Avowed Capitalists

| Posted 11.20.2011 | Business

Since I am an avowed capitalist, why should there be any issue with banks or those who have legitimately found a means by which to produce staggering wealth? For two reasons.

Are Mormons Any Weirder Than The Rest Of Us?

| Posted 11.28.2011 | Religion

I have watched with mild amusement as the debate surrounding the beliefs of Mitt Romney and Jon Huntsman have gained steam. Aren't the Mormons weird fanatics? Should we trust people with such strange beliefs with high office?