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Entries by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach from 09/2013

Does the GOP Not Want to Punish Assad?

| Posted 09.03.2013 | World

Growing Republican opposition to President Obama's plans to punish Syria for gassing children is disappointing to say the least. Is there any greater justification for punishing a country's military than the fact that they engaged in mass murder of kids?

Lose the Argument and Win the Relationship

| Posted 09.13.2013 | Religion

The eve of Yom Kippur is the appropriate time to pick up the phone to friends and family from whom we have drifted and seek to draw closer. This is especially true of those whom we may have wronged. But it's also true of those who have wronged us.

Will Syria Be Obama's Rwanda?

| Posted 09.16.2013 | World

So now we have Russia and the UN serving as guarantors that Syria will somehow declare and destroy its chemical weapons arsenal. But how will we know we've found them all? And how long will the process take?