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Life is so short, who has time for daily living?

Question: At times, I am painfully aware of my limited years on this planet, of the fact that I won't always be young, that the body and mind...

Make Me an Offer

We've all come across people who are so devoted to their work that their health and personal lives suffer. A friend of mine once interviewed at a...

Busy Signal

It used to be that the most annoying thing about a telephone was the busy signal. In the olden days, one moved on, tried someone else and tried again...

The Secret of Success

The story is told of Hymie who was desperate for success in business. He went to the synagogue and prayed devoutly, "G-d, if you'll only help me...

Good Business Tips

There is a mistaken notion about the scope of our Jewish obligations. “I’ll ask a rabbi about Shabbat or Kashrut, but I don't tell the...

Is there a prayer for wealth or prosperity?

One of the blessings in the Amidah is a request for success—namely monetary prosperity. So if you say the Amidah three times daily you are already...

According to Jewish law, is a verbal agreement binding?

Question: I verbally agreed to rent an apartment for a short period. Now I cannot due to several factors. Am I obligated to pay for the month I agreed to...

In which ways do I have to be concerned about modesty in the workplace?

Moral Integrity Let me begin by applauding you for following your conscience in a matter which is so pressure laden. It is very difficult to be a lone...

I borrowed money from a friend, but we are uncertain if I repaid the debt...

Although a Jewish Bet Din (court of law) cannot require you to repay this loan -- because there is no plaintiff, it would be proper for you to...

Is it permissible to pay someone for services rendered on Shabbat?

You cannot pay someone for services rendered on Shabbat. However, you can pay for something that was done before or after the Shabbat and "included" in the...