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  • When Bill and Hillary Clinton turn to Judaism…

    By Danielle Berrin

    1 week ago

    What do you do when you are president of the most powerful nation on earth and you get caught red-handed having an affair? 

    You turn to the Talmud, of course.

    At least that's what former President Bill Clinton did, according to recently released documents from the Clinton...

  • Does the bible condone adultery?

    By  Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

    1 week ago

    The 1999 memo of Susannah Heschel that ended up with President Bill Clinton’s domestic policy advisor, Ruby Shamir, excusing the President’s affair with Monica Lewinsky as not being adulterous by virtue of “classical Jewish law” is bizarre. What was Heschel – who is the daughter of...

  • 1-800-DONTCHEAT

    By Rob Eshman

    May 24, 2011 | 6:03 pm

    Two months before Arnold Schwarzenegger admitted to fathering a child with his housekeeper, I spent a week e-mailing rabbis about adultery.

    My question to them was this: Would they agree to a public dialogue with the creator of an online matchmaking service for people seeking...

  • Why powerful men can’t keep their pants on

    By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

    May 18, 2011 | 10:24 am

    The number of public men destroyed of late through sexual scandals is simply staggering. Within 48 hours of each other we heard that IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who many believed would be the next President of France, as well as Arnold Schwarzenegger, until a few weeks ago the...

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  • A Blog, A Rabbi, Ashley Madison & a Miracle

    By Ilana Angel

    May 10, 2011 | 12:47 pm

    For those of you who read my blog on a regular basis, you know I have written several articles about the AshleyMadison.com website.  I interviewed its founder and CEO Noel Biderman, and even spoke with his wife in an attempt to understand how a site like this exists, is so popular,...

  • City Voice: The Mayor is cheating ... on L.A.

    By Bill Boyarsky

    July 26, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Breaking the commandment against adultery shouldn't disqualify you for public office.

    Still, I don't think the adulterer should expect cheers from the Jewish community. This is especially true when the official is Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, who has made his family and his life...

  • ‘I Am Not an Adulterer’

    January 29, 1998 | 7:00 pm

    It was Ted Koppel who broke the news to all the world that our president does not consider oral sex to constitute adultery. That being the case, Koppel concluded, it was perfectly correct for Clinton to maintain to probing journalists that he had never had a sexual relationship with...
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