Jewish Journal

Why Amy Chua, the tiger mom, is wrong

By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

January 21, 2011 | 11:42 am

Author Amy Chua and her family. Credit: The Penguin Press.

The best response thus far to Amy Chua’s screed against the soft, indulged style of American parents, “‘The Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother,” was by David Brooks of the New York... read on

  • American Malaise

    By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

    January 3, 2011 | 10:42 am

    America seems to be running out of gas. Lethargy is creeping into the national DNA. We seem beset by problems that we can’t fix and won’t go away.

    First, we’re going broke. With a deficit of $13.9 trillion dollars, every American child is now born saddled with debts of... read on