Do The Strict Ethics Of Torah Make It Difficult For Jews To Compete?

“I know the Torah is pretty clear about certain practices. I know that the Talmud interprets the law in ways that may seem to contradict the letter, if not the spirit of the Torah. I know that business practices by Jews have been shaped not just by the religion, but also by the cultures in which they operate. It may not be fair to contrast American Jews with WASPS. It may be fairer to compare them with non Northern European immigrants to the United States. I don’t know if they are more or less unethical than Greek or Italian immigrants, or for that matter Hungarian or Russian immigrants.” (Friend)

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I've written five books (see My work has been noted in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and 60 Minutes. I teach Alexander Technique in Beverly Hills (
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