Jewish Journal

  • The Tyranny of Perfection

    By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

    March 26, 2010 | 4:16 pm

    The advent of Passover and Easter, which always fall around the same time, beckons a deeper discussion about one of the principle differences between Judaism and Christianity. In essence it is the difference between a values system based on struggle and a values system based on... read on

  • Why American has no Chief Rabbi

    By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

    March 15, 2010 | 2:18 pm

    In my eleven years living in England I often observed, as did many others, that Anglo-Jewry lacked the vibrancy and innovation characteristic of American Judaism. The absence of an electrifying sense of Jewishness and communal dynamism was a subject much discussed among the... read on