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Rav Shmuly’s Thoughts on Education, Leadership, and Social Change

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The Right People are in the Room!

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Jewish Education – Teaching Emotional Intelligence

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The Virtue of Friendship in Jewish Thought

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How Do We Relate to Morally Difficult Texts in the Jewish Tradition?

jewishjournal.com
Sex Education in Orthodox High Schools

jewishjournal.com
The Culture of Bullying: It’s Not Just Kids!

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Gadamer, Nozick, & The Splitting of the Sea: Choosing How to Interpret the World

jewishjournal.com
Dishonest Kiruv! The Building of Responsible Jewish Outreach Movements

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Is College Working? The Decline of the Humanities!

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Making College More Affordable: Call for Higher Ed. Reform!

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The Challenge of Day School Affordability: Keeping our Eyes on the Prize!

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The Lost Art of Small Talk

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Repetition and the Cultivation of Virtue

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Is All of Jewish Leadership Work Holy? The Notion of Meta-Holiness!

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Rabbi David Hartman: A Transformative Force and a Unique Legacy

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The Pope and Jewish Communal Professionals: Staying in a Job too Long? The Need for Term Limits!

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The Case for Epistemic Humility

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The Most Important and Dangerous Jewish Value: The Messianic Impulse

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Determinism & Freedom: Is One Punished for the Mistakes of One’s Parents

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What’s the Purpose of Creation? A Reflection on Jewish Responsibility

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A Reflection on Awakening & Encountering

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The Transformative Power of Ritual

jewishjournal.com
Living and Leading with Soul

jewishjournal.com
The Present and the Future: Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle

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Conflict Resolution: A Spiritual Approach

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Embracing the Lost Art of Creativity

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Distractions and the Spiritual Art of Focusing

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Recovering the Transformative Spiritual & Ethical Power of Music

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The Role of the Divine in Social Change: Where is G-d in Tikkun Olam

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Skydiving through Life: We are Responsible for the Present

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Spiritual Transformation through Our Dream Interpretations

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Judaism’s Value of Happiness: Living with Gratitude and Idealism

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Where Are You? Keeping our Dreams Alive!

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Can Anger Be Constructive? A Reflection on Activism & Life!

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Who is a Jewish Hero

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Post-modern Jewish Identity

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The Calling

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A Jewish Vision for 2025

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A Life Without Limbs, A Life Without Limits

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Global Unity or Chaos? Special Report from the World Economic Forum

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Yeridat HaDorot, The Descent of Man: Is Progress Possible in our Time

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The Ethics of Innovation

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The Limits of Reason and the Ethics of Inclusivity

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The Essence of Judaism is Obligation: A Foundation for Pluralism

jewishjournal.com
Looking Back at 2012 – And Forward To Building Communities of Hope in 2013!

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Violence in Sports: Promoting Character Development in Youth Athletics

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The Aish Kodesh: Inflated Success and Positive Reinforcement

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The Value of Humor in Religious Learning and the Limits of Purim Shpiels

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Hitting children for obedience? Parenting with compassion!

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Are Watches Forbidden? When Halachic Prohibitions Go Too Far

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The Next Generation: Empowering Leadership and Learning for Emerging Adults

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Not Jews yet Jewish! Welcoming the ‘Seed of Israel’

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The Case for Intellectual Judaism: Adults Can’t Rely on Their 3rd Grade Jewish Education

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Does the Torah Heal?

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A God That Repents and Seeks Liberation?

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Yeridat haDorot, The Descent of Man: Is Progress Possible in our Time?

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Reborn Again? A Jewish Moral Argument for Reincarnation

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Why Does God Test Us?

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A Chassidic Approach to Spiritual Materialism And Ethical Consumption

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A Jewish Imperative to live in the Diaspora?

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Who is a Jewish Hero?

thejewishweek.com
Post-modern Jewish Identity

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The Calling

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A Jewish Vision for 2025

thejewishweek.com
A Life Without Limbs, a Life Without Limits

jewishjournal.com
Global unity or chaos: Special report from the World Economic Forum!

shma.com
A Floor And Not A Ceiling: My Religious Practice

jewishjournal.com
The Shoes We Wear: A Statement of Identity and Values

jewishjournal.com
A Reflection on Awakening & Encountering

jewishjournal.com
Who Wrote the Torah? Committed Theology in an Age of Skepticism

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Time for a Panentheistic Revolution: An Ethical Theology of Connectedness

timesofisrael.com
Does the Torah Heal?

timesofisrael.com
Was the Destruction of the Temple good for the Jews? A Tisha B’Av Reflection

jewishjournal.com
Ari Hart, Maria Corona, & Flaum: A Big Win for Worker Justice!

jewishjournal.com
Mamie Currie Hughes and Today’s Civil Rights Struggle

jewishjournal.com
The Revolutions of Chabad and AJWS!

timesofisrael.com
Rabbi Dov Linzer, a Posek for the 21st Century

thejewishweek.com
Imperfect Knowledge And Anger Toward Heaven

timesofisrael.com
Are Watches Forbidden? When Halachic Prohibitions Go Too Far

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Strange bedfellows for a good cause

jewishjournal.com
Lessons on Tzedakah from The Sanzer Rav

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The Food Aid Bill: We Will Progress Step by Step

timesofisrael.com
Bystanders, Levinas, & Our Role as Religious Citizens

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Mandela, Lincoln and the Tutsis: A Future Built on Forgiveness

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The Jewish Service Revolution: Challenges and Opportunities

jewishjournal.com
The Power of Language: Cultivating Positive Emotions

thejewishweek.com
The Theological Value of Privacy

timesofisrael.com
Can’t Give up Brisket? Then Start with Veal!

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Work-Life Balance: Valuing Time Off for All in the Workplace

timesofisrael.com
Improving Hebrew School!

EJewishPhilanthropy.com
The Need for Empowering and Ethical Jewish Outreach

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A Society with Poor Critical Thinking Skills: The Case for ‘Argument’ in Education

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Developing Cognitive Competence: Learning the Skills of Argument

JewishPress.com
Failing in Order to Succeed

shma.com
Yom Kippur: The Avodah Inspires Us to Actualize Our Unique Purpose

jewishjournal.com
Core Values for Strong 21st-Century Jewish Leadership

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Cognitive Conflict: Should Educational Debates Be Competitive or Collaborative?     

timesofisrael.com
Prophetic Pluralism: Reaching Higher Truth Together

timesofisrael.com
Jews and Halloween: To Treat or not to Treat?

azjewishlife.com
Rabbinic Reflections

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Unity of Religions? “G-d is Not One!”

timesofisrael.com
G-d Prays but Do We? Reflecting on Creation

jewishjournal.com
On Free Will & Revelation

timesofisrael.com
Expert Witness: Jewish Legal Requirements for Testimony

timesofisrael.com
The Growing Legacy of Rabbi Chaim Brovender

thejewishpress.com
The Genius Fetus

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The Value of Reading Novels

thejewishpress.com
Understanding God Through Self-Exploration

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A Theology of Angels: Our Daily Choice

timesofisrael.com
What Wisdom is Eternal? The Maimonidean Approach to Superstition

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Sometimes Trying to Help Makes Things Worse

timesofisrael.com
An Apology to Jewish Thinkers throughout History Who Have Been Ostracized

jewishaz.com
Celebrating the joy of multiple perspectives

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Confirmation Bias and the Ethical Demands of Argumentation

timesofisrael.com
A Five Dollar Renoir: The Responsibility of the Buyer

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The Value of Nightmares: A Jewish Approach to Bad Dreams

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Teaching by Modeling: Living With Inspiration

shma.com
The Western Wall: Do Objects Contain Holiness

timesofisrael.com
Search for truth, self & other: Models of exclusivity, inclusivity, and pluralism

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Survival, thrival, and the challenge of peoplehood

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The Lure of Lost Money

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The Triumph of Art and the Triumph of Souls

shma.com
The Struggle with China: Jews, Israel, and the International Community

shma.com
Individualism and Empathy: Do We Live On An Island?

timesofisrael.com
Be Alive – In Learning, Leading, and Prayer

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Is Judaism Past or Future?

jewishaz.com
Jewish Innovation in the Valley

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Musical Instruments: The Transformative Power of Bridge-Building

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Guide Dogs at the Western Wall: Supporting the Blind

timesofisrael.com
Yearning for Transformative Wisdom

ejewishphilanthropy.com
Keep Judaism Weird!

timesofisrael.com
Child Marriage?

shma.com
The Addictions of Busyness and the Case for Urgency  

timesofisrael.com
Muhammad Ali to Yuri Foreman: Does Jewish Law Allow Boxing?

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Why Do We Trust Ourselves So Much?

timesofisrael.com
Mordecai Kaplan’s Social Justice Thought

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Giving Away Of Fortune

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It’s Hard To Be a Kid Today

timesofisrael.com
In Solidarity with the Ukrainian Jewish Community: Enough is Enough!

ejewishphilanthropy.com
From Feminism to Masculinism 

thejewishweek.com
Falling Fruit: The Biblical Imperative to Curb Food Waste

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The Rav and the Rebbe on Spiritual Slavery of Modernity 

timesofisrael.com
Understanding Other People

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How Involved Should Parents Be In Their Child’s Education? 

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Spiritual Mentorship: Awakening Truth in Others 

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Nephilim: Aronofsky’s “Noah” Inspires Search for Fallen Angels

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Dog Kills an Elderly Woman in Phoenix: Man’s Best Friend?

jewishjournal.com
Yom HaShoah: The Value of Memory

ejewishphilanthropy.com
Spending Too Much Time in Meetings? 

timesofisrael.com
Eternal Divine Revelation and Temporal Human Revelation

shma.com
Close and Far From Home: Spiritual Navigation

timesofisrael.com
The Unique Tears of God and Man 

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Missing People: The Pain of Waiting 

timesofisrael.com
PTSD in the American Military: Veterans Deserve Better!

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Malaria: We Must Win in Our Lifetime 

jewishjournal.com
Has Violence Increased or Decreased in the World

jewishjournal.com
Does Money Make Us Happy 

azjewishlife.com
Lifecycle: The Center of Jewish Life 

jewishjournal.com
The Mitzvah of Shatnez & Industrial Textile Industry 

timesofisrael.com
Safe Thrills or Imprudent Dangers?

jewishjournal.com
Leaving Open Spaces in Our Lives 

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Spiritual Simplicity & Complexity: Spiritualists, Help us Steer Religion on to the Right Path

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One Rabbi’s Take on Israel (Review of “To Unify a Nation” by Rabbi Dov Lipman MK)

jewishjournal.com
The Five Most Foundational Jewish Teachings 

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Religion and State: School Vouchers and Clergy Parsonage 

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A (Very Brief) Call to Fellow Activists: Don’t Just Post, Do Something!

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A Year of Service for All Americans

jewishjournal.com
What Grade Would You Give to the UN

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Israeli Woman Refused Service at Florida Gas Station

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Should We Be Electing our Judges?

faithstreet.com
The Lethargy of Religious Tolerance 

jewishaz.com
Adapting To Change 

jewishaz.com
Building an Ark in Phoenix  

timesofisrael.com
Hunger Strikes in Our Time

jewishjournal.com
Creating Change: The Long Haul  

jewishjournal.com
Geckos Play the Angles: The Art of Adaptation

jewishjournal.com
The Value of Compromise

jewishjournal.com
Foreign Aid: 7 Practical Way to Consider our Interconnected Existence  

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To Be Fully Religious, One Must (Partially) Embrace Atheism 

jewishaz.com
Evil Can Be Used For Good 

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John Lewis: A True Superhero

jewishjournal.com
Lost In Venice: How a Chabadnik Saved My Jewish Life 

jewishjournal.com
Inter-existence: Reverence for all Life!

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Why the Jewish People Need Halakhah! 

timesofisrael.com
How Will Redemption Arrive? 

jewishjournal.com
Quick Moral Reasoning: Heroism in Moments 

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Judaism and Reincarnation 

jewishjournal.com
Jewish Social Justice Activists: You Are Doing Mitzvot!

jewishjournal.com
Asher Yatzar: A Blessing of Radical Consciousness 

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Holistic Prayer: Avi Weiss is a Prayer! 

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The White Fire: Tending to our State of Being  

jewishjournal.com
Need Spiritual Bravery? Transforming Fear to Joy

jewisjournal.com
Volunteering: Giving Ourselves 

jewishjournal.com
Was Daniel a Prophet? A Model for Each of Us in these times of Turmoil 

jewishaz.com
Honeymoon Israel: What We’ve Learned 

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Can We Build a Healing Society?

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Has Our Sports Culture Gone Too Far? 

jewishjournal.com
How Will You Fail This Week?

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The Torah is Pro-Life and Pro-Choice 

jewishjournal.com
Overpopulation: Neutering & Spaying Dogs? 

jewishjournal.com
The newly revealed health benefits of circumcision 

jewishaz.com
What I learned at the White House this Hanukkah 

jewishjournal.com
Creating Change: The Long Haul 

huffingtonpost.com
The Forgotten Story of Cesar Chavez and the Jews

jewishjournal.com
Should We Debate Extremists?

jewishjournal.com
Translating Texts in Postmodern Judaism

jewishjournal.com
Will the Chief Rabbinate End Rabbi Riskin’s Career?

jewishjournal.com
An Alienated People: Are Jews Alone in the World?

jpost.com
May one hold one’s pet on Shabbat?

jewishjournal.com
Does Purim Still Work? 

timesofisrael.com
Counting the Omer: A Transformative Reminder

jewishjournal.com
Right Before Our Eyes: Spiritual Freedom From Conformity

timesofisrael.com
The Dynamic Leadership of Rabbi Asher Lopatin

jewishjournal.com
Angels On Earth: Cultivating a Deep Inner World

jpost.com
Choosing Love over Justice: The Sacred Duty of Compromise

jewishjournal.com
One Day at a Time: Sustainable Spiritual Growth

jewishjournal.com
Gaining Clarity: Mastering Emotional Wisdom

 

Jewish Values, Ethics and Social Justice

timesofisrael.com
A Growing Divide: The Ultra-Orthodox in the Army & Workplace

timesofisrael.com
Tnuva: Addressing the Current Animal Welfare Crisis

thejewishweek.com
Speak Truth to Power

thejewishweek.com
Invisible People: We Have The Power to Make Them Visible

jstandard.com
The health-care battle: A Jewish issue?

forward.com
Jewish Wisdom, and a ‘Wise Latina’

jewishjournal.com
Where are the Women in the Global Future Discourse? Special Report from the World Economic Forum

jewishjournal.com
Global Affairs: A Balancing Act? Special Report from the World Economic Forum

jewishideas.org
Creatures in the Nation-State

thejewishweek.com
The BP Oil Spill, Personal Responsibility and Jewish Law

thejewishweek.com
Witnessing Haiti: A Call for Transparency in Disaster Relief

thejewishweek.com
Casino Jack: Are We Trapped in Money Worship?

torahmusings.com
Competition, Pricing, Consumer Responsibility and Fair Trade in a Global Economy: A Modern Jewish Perspective

thejewishweek.com
Jewish Hotel Ethics

thejewishweek.com
Banim as Bonim: Does Jewish Tradition Condone Child Labor?

jewishjournal.com
The forgotten population: Domestic workers in our homes

jewishjournal.com
Undocumented Workers: Good for America? Good for the Jews?

thejewishweek.com
How Should We Treat Undocumented Workers?

thejewishweek.com
Alternatives to Incarceration: A Jewish Approach

thejewishweek.com
Pregnant Inmates Chained During Labor: On the Dignity of Childbirth

thejewishweek.com
Solitary Confinement: When Solitude is no Longer a Virtue

torahmusings.com
Prison Reform: A Torah Perspective on the American Crisis

thejewishweek.com
Extravagant Jewish Celebrations – Have We Gone Too Far?

thejewishweek.com
Jewish Feminism Beyond Ritual?

thejewishweek.com
Discrimination Within Orthodoxy?

thejewishweek.com
Orthodox Solidarity with Frum Homosexuals

thejewishweek.com
Kiddush Clubs: A Destructive Force?

haaretz.com
The shame of Orthodoxy

thejewishweek.com
Gold for Rubashkin or Guatemalans?

thejewishweek.com
Another Kosher Scandal: What’s at Stake

thejewishweek.com
Intertwining Inner & Outer Religious Life:Yehuda haLevi’s Human Law & Divine Law

thejewishweek.com
A Jewish Apology to the World

thejewishweek.com
Moving out to the Sukkah – A Reflection on Ethical Consumption

thejewishweek.com
Chanukah And The Value Of Giving Gifts

jta.org
An annual call to justice

jewishjournal.com
Justice in this World!

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Passion, Power, and Partnership

jewishjournal.com
Exposed Roots: The Importance of Faith-Rooted Spiritual Activism

jewishjournal.com
Affirming Life: The Eternal Recurrence

jewishjournal.com
Martin Luther King Day, the Presidential Inauguration, and A Reflection on Conscience

thejewishweek.com
The Role of the Divine in Social Change: Where is God in Tikkun Olam?

jewishjournal.com
Should We Rely Upon Signs?

forward.com
Author Blog: Is Prayer for Activists?

forward.com
Author Blog: Is the Synagogue a Relic?

jewishjournal.com
Building Healthy Communities: What type of Congregant are You?

jewishjournal.com
The Transformative Power of Ritual

jewishjournal.com
Living and Leading with Soul

jewishjournal.com
The Present and the Future: Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle!

jewishjournal.com
Yom Kippur: An Encounter with Death & Life!

jewishjournal.com
Yom Kippur: Expanding Our Communal Roles

jewishjournal.com
Should Jews Celebrate Thanksgiving?

jewishjournal.com
Organ Donation: Holiest of Mitzvot

jewishbookcouncil.org
Levinas: On Ritual and Justice

myjewishlearning.com
Genocide in the Torah

thejewishweek.com
The Purpose Of Creation

thejewishweek.com
Torah and Science: The Jewish Moral Case for Embracing Evolution

thejewishweek.com
Chanukah And The Value Of Giving Gifts

thejewishweek.com
A Moral Case For Brit Milah

thejewishweek.com
A New Look at Idolatry and Slave Labor

thejewishweek.com
Chanukah And The Value Of Giving Gifts

thejewishweek.com
The Role of Jewish Priests: A Matter of Life and Death

jewishjournal.com
Runaway Slaves in the Torah and Today!

jewishjournal.com
The Mitzvah of Hakhel and A Call for Universal Education!

jewishjournal.com
Physical Boundaries: The Social Justice Case for Shomer Negiah!

jewishjournal.com
We Pray for Rain: Rallying for Water Justice!

jewishjournal.com
Determinism & Freedom: Is One Punished for the Mistakes of One’s Parents

jewishjournal.com
Is Haman alive today? Purim & Happiness!

jewishjournal.com
Rousseau, Civilized Man and Chametz in the Heart!

jpost.com
We are still in Egypt

thejewishweek.com
The Problem of Overpopulation & The Command to Procreate

jewishjournal.com
Actualizing Democracy: Can Change Really Be Bottom-Up?

jewishjournal.com
Apocalypse? Building a New World!

jewishjournal.com
The Clouds of Glory and Human Responsibility!

jewishjournal.com
Space Travel: Is it worth it?

thejewishweek.com
Jewish-Hispanic Relations: Long Overdue

huffingtonpost.com
Genesis 44:18-47:27: Addressing Famine: Ancient Egypt and Today

myjewishlearning.com
Bringing animal treatment, workers’ conditions, and environmental issues to a kosher table.

haaretz.com
Meant to reflect Jewish values, Kosher food is often unethical

thejewishweek.com
An Obesity Problem In The Orthodox Community?

thejewishweek.com
A Smoke-Free World: A Jewish Ban On Tobacco

jewishjournal.com
The Problem of Frum Hedonism

jewishjournal.com
The Religious Value of Rest and Leisure

jewishjournal.com
Buber, Gandhi, and Rabban Gamliel: Human Dignity Over Absolute Ownership

jewishjournal.com
Putting Ethics into our Celebrations: The Launch of “Just Simchas!”

jewishjournal.com
The Cost of a Tombstone: Another Approach

jewishjournal.com
The Health Risks of Meat Consumption

jewishjournal.com
Caged and Traumatized: A Closer Look at the Egg Industry

jewishjournal.com
How Kosher is Your Milk?

jewishjournal.com
Praying with Compassion: Time for Vegan Tefillin!

thejewishweek.com
A Yom Kippur of Mercy or Cruelty?

timesofisrael.com
A People of Compassion Calling for Transparency in Animal Cruelty

forward.com
Do We Prioritize the Vulnerable?

thejewishweek.com
Fighting For The Innocent

thejewishweek.com
Religious Freedom And Sharia Law

thejewishweek.com
The Jewish Perception Of Tattoos: A Fair Prejudice?

thejewishweek.com
Establishing Community Medicine Banks Around the World

jewishjournal.com
Jewish Social Justice in Post-Apartheid South Africa?

jewishjournal.com
Survivors Guilt after the Flood: Shame and Healing

jewishjournal.com
Is the Torah political? Thoughts on the Nature of Language

thejewishweek.com
Gun Control Vs. Gun Rights

jewishjournal.com
Kwame Appiah, Jewish Empiricism, and the Guns Debate

thejewishweek.com
Why Should We Care About The Religious Views of Our Candidates?

jewishjournal.com
Purim: The importance of democracy

thejewishweek.com
The American Jewish Vote: Not All About Israel

jewishjournal.com
What Is Fair Taxation?

jewishjournal.com
Are Taxes Fair, Good, or Jewish? A Defense of the Progressive Taxation

myjewishlearning.com
Hurricane Sandy, FEMA, and the Need for Big Government

thejewishweek.com
Torture, War, And Bin Laden: A Jewish Perspective

jewishjournal.com
Religious Freedom: Should the 10 Commandments Be Promoted in Public?

jewishjournal.com
Why I Am Fasting Today!

huffingtonpost.com
Should Children Be in Solitary Confinement?

jewishjournal.com
Is our Labor System Broken? A Jewish Call for Minimum Wage Increases!

forward.com
Damage by Watching: Domestic Drones & Privacy

jewishjournal.com
Close Gitmo Now

jewishjournal.com
Immigration Reform: A Jewish Imperative

jewishjournal.com
Strangers, Immigrants and the Eglah Arufah

huffingtonpost.com
Contemporary Politics: Oaths Made in Vain

thejewishweek.com
The Bodies Exhibit & The Jewish Value of Honoring The Body

thejewishweek.com
Gambling: More Than A Fun Game Of Cards?

thejewishweek.com
Jewish Law on Texting While Driving

thejewishweek.com
The Challenge of Offering Moral Rebuke in the Workplace

jewishjournal.com
AMIA and Minority Insecurity: How Do We Attack Corruption?

jewishjournal.com
The Bible and the Los Angeles Riots: Role of Religion in the Public Sphere?

thejewishweek.com
Book Burning: Prelude To Persecution

jewishjournal.com
The Assault on Rabbi Rosenberg: Ignoring Sex Abuse

jewishjournal.com
Steipler Rav & Kapishnitzer Rebbe – Loving Family through Acts of Kindness

jewishjournal.com
Zionism: The great Jewish ethical project

thejewishweek.com
Becoming Builders Of Jerusalem: The Model Just Society

jewishjournal.com
Addressing the Plight of the African Refugees in Israel

thejewishweek.com
A Spiritual Start-up Nation

thejewishweek.com
The Jewish Imperative For Child Adoption

thejewishweek.com
The Mitzvah Of Adoption, Orphans In Russia And The Baal Shem Tov

timesofisrael.com
“STUCK”—The Unnecessary Pains of International Adoption!

jewishjournal.com
Feeding Our Workers

timesofisrael.com
Vanilla and Chocolate Swirled with Compassion: The Case for Buying Fair Trade

thejewishweek.com
Jewish Business Ethics: Proper Marketing and Selling

timesofisrael.com
Eating stale popcorn: Holiness through consumer empowerment

jewishjournal.com
Activisms of Love and Hate

jewishjournal.com
A Reflection on the Actualization of Human Potential

jewishjournal.com
A Reflection on the Pursuit of G-d in Justice

jewishjournal.com
A Reflection on Messianic Yearning

jewishjournal.com
A Reflection on the Pace of Life: Patience vs. Alacrity

jewishjournal.com
A Reflection on Humility

jewishjournal.com
A Reflection on Responsibility

The Jewish Week
 To Bet or not to Bet: Jewish Concerns on Gambling and the Lottery

Times of Israel
One Special Mitzvah: Paying it Forward!

Times of Israel
Noah: My Animal Welfare Hero

washingtonpost.com
Yom Kippur: Praying Mightily for Syria

jewishweek.com
 For Health Reform To Succeed, Millenials Must Participate

jewishpress.com
Honoring our Parents: Can we Learn from China?

jewishjournal.com
What if you Found a Diamond? The Mitzvah of Returning Lost Objects

jewishpress.com
Adultery and Marriage: A Jewish Approach to Monogamy

huffingtonpost.com
Debt Crisis: National and International

timesofisrael.com
Drinking and Driving: Raising the Bar

huffingtonpost.com
The Intelligence of Man and of Beast

huffingtonpost.com
Job Opening: Prophets Needed!

huffingtonpost.com
Affirming Justice: Our Relationship to Government and Heaven

timesofisrael.com
Intimidation, Alienation, and Suicide: Creating Nurturing Communities Together

timesofisrael.com
Conflicts Between G-d and Parents: Truth is Chosen Over truth

thejewishweek.com
Am I Too Late? Seeking Forgiveness from Someone Who Has Passed

timesofisrael.com
Breastfeeding is a Right. Nursers unite!

jewishjournal.com
Tevilat Keilim: Transforming our Consumption

timesofisrael.com
Jewish Conversations about Sexuality

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We Need a Revolution in the Pharmaceutical Drug Industry!

thejewishpress.com
False Advertising, Jewish Morality and the Tobacco Industry

timesofisrael.com
Adapting to Change: Sending the Dove from the Ark

jewishjournal.com
Discrimination in the Workplace: How Do You Judge?

jewishjournal.com
All Jews in One Sukkah!

timesofisrael.com
To Dust you shall Return: The Dignity of Burial

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Spiritual Courage: Fear No Man

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5 Reasons Being an Orthodox Rabbi Compelled Me to Support Gay Marriage

jewishweek.com
Sinai And The Social Contract

timesofisrael.com
Shabbos Dinah: Preventing Rape & Domestic Violence

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Standing in Solidarity with the Filipino-American Community

yucommentator.org
Proud to be Open Orthodox!

timesofisrael.com
Prison for marijuana use?

jewishpress.com
Neuroplasticity, Nagel, and Transcending Human Essence

jewishjournal.com
The Minimum Wage Battle: What Makes a Wage Just?

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Why the USDA’s Decision Could Be Bad For Our Kids’ Health

thejewishweek.com
A Jewish Duty: Creating A More Representative Judiciary

askbigquestions.org
I Assume That People Are Good

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Fancy Diners: Do You Even See Me?

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Can One Cordon Off Evil Ideas From Art and Science?

Shma.com
The Misuse of Power: Noble Ideas Tarnished

eastvalleytribune.com
Ending Violence Against Women and Girls Worldwide

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The Religious Right to Discriminate? 

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The Tears of Immigrants Reach the Heavens

timesofisrael.com
Have We Forgotten Our Seniors? The Mitzvah To Honor the Elderly 

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Covering the Blood Before Us

timesofisrael.com
When Good People Act Evilly: Redeeming a Broken World 

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Spiritual Authenticity: Breaking From Religious Conformity 

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Living Radical: Love the Vulnerable 

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Another Inmate Starves To Death 

timesofisrael.com
Social Justice Ritual: A Response to Rabbi Aryeh Klapper 

Wall Street Journal
Why This Rabbi Is Swearing Off Kosher Meat 

timesofisrael.com
The Power of Your Spiritual Light

jewishjournal.com
The 4 Spiritual Dimensions of Humans 

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Can Human Dignity Be Lost? A Case Against Torture

timesofisrael.com
A Public Response to a Presbyterian Reverend Supporting Divestment from Israel

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It Is the Responsibility of Religion to Inspire Global Solidarity 

jewishjournal.com
Where Do We Learn Right from Wrong?

jewishjournal.com
Domestic Abuse and Child Abuse: What is Our Response?

jpost.com
Approaching Purim: Our responsibility to our Fellow Jews 

jewishjournal.com
Urban Outfitters is Shaming the Memory of the Holocaust 

jpost.com
A Call For Transparency in the Kashrut Industry 

jewishjournal.com
Boycotting the Super Bowl, Standing with the Homeless 

jewishjournal.com
The Religious Case Against Wearing Fur and Leather

jewishjournal.com
Innovations in the US Meat Industry: Were Animals Created For Humans?

jewishjournal.com
Is It Time To We Pay Slave Reparations? 

timesofisrael.com
Prayer for the Third Temple

timesofisrael.com
What I Pray for When I Pray for the Third Temple 

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Forbidden to Feed the Homeless 

jewishjournal.com
Yearning for a Redeemed World; Striving in this World!

jewishjournal.com
The Virtues of Compromise 

jewishjournal.com
Rav Avi & Soviet Jewry Activism

jpost.com
The Dilemma of modern Orthodoxy & Religious Zionism: A Tribute to Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein

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African Asylum-Seekers in Israel: Crying for justice at the Passover Seder

jewishaz.com
Can Valley Jewish community go veal-free?

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Mandate To Stun Animals After Kosher Slaughter

jewishjournal.com
A Lifelong Process of Becoming

jewishaz.com
Heart-rending Homelessness Crisis

jewishjournal.com
The Vision of Eden: A Book of Jewish Animal Welfare for All

jewishjournal.com
H0ly Lies? Review of Changing the Immutable by Professor Marc B. Shapiro

thejewishweek.com
Is ‘The Holy Land’ Necessarily Holy Land?

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Factory Farming: Was the World Created for Me?

 

Rav Shmuly’s books:

Jewish Ethics and Social Justice: A Guide for the 21st Century

Epistemic Development in Talmud Study

The Soul of Jewish Social Justice 

Spiritual Courage: Vignettes on Jewish Leadership in the 21st Century

Bringing Heaven Down To Earth

Soul Searching: A Jewish Workbook for Spiritual Exploration & Growth

SPARKS! Bringing Light Back Into The World

Existing Eternally, Existing Tomorrow (Upcoming Summer 2015)