His family massacred by terrorists

by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach -- What does one say to a man whose entire family has just been wiped out by terrorists? That was the dilemma that confronted me this week when I more…

Islam is losing its way

by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach -- Supporters and opponents of the war in Iraq finally have something to agree on. Both are justifiably sickened by the abusive photographs coming out of Abu Ghraib prison. more…

Phone call from New Jersey's governor

by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach -- A phone conversation yesterday with Gov. Jim McGreevey greatly enhanced my respect for him as a refined and polite gentleman, while reinforcing my conviction that I was right more…

How women refine men

by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach -- Editor's note to parents: The following column deals with mature subject matter.The recent Federal Communications Commission crackdown on indecency has exposed the paradox at the very heart of more…

Holy sex and holy walls

by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach -- Editor's note: The following commentary discusses matters of a sexual nature. Parental discretion is advised.One of America's biggest hit comedies is HBO's "Curb Your Enthusiasm," starring Larry David, more…

The Bible's erotic book

by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach -- All of the Bible is holy, but the Song of Songs is the holy of holies. – Rabbi Akiva, Yaddayim (3:5) For all our material prosperity and our more…

Burning Bush: The president & his enemies

by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach -- If there is a hell, then you can be that Sheikh Ahmed Yassin is roasting there now. And if there is a heaven, then rest assured that whether more…