December 23, 1998 |
The day the Monica Lewinsky tapes were released in the United States, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach was in a London synagogue lecturing nearly 100 young British Jews and referring to Lewinsky's actions as part of a lesson. The discussion focused on how men and women dwell too much on external qualities when looking for a mate. "A man's first question is, 'What does she look like?' A woman's is, 'What does he do?' " Boteach told the amused listeners. "Power is the ultimate aphrodisiac.
June 22, 2001 |
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach is heartsick, pained by single people who think stimulating careers can substitute for intimacy, by commitment-phobes who continually search for a relationship that's a bigger, better deal than the last, and by picky serial daters who refuse to make a choice because, as the saying goes, "another trolley will come along." He's trying to help the lonely, loveless and clueless.
September 26, 2009 |
Pop star Michael Jackson feared the ravages of old age, sought the company of sycophants and appeared to be abusing prescription drugs and cosmetic surgery nearly a decade before his death, according to a new book by a former advisor. "The Michael Jackson Tapes" breaks little in the way of new ground, but the book by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, based on 30 hours of taped interviews, provides firsthand detail about the performer's excesses and obsessions. "I don't want to be seen now," Jackson confessed.
December 23, 1998
Some excerpts from Rabbi Shmuley Boteach's "Kosher Sex": "The Torah actually obligates a man to pleasure his wife to the point where she reaches sexual climax before him. For a man to have sex with his wife without affording her pleasure is an abuse." "Any form of explicit sexual material which leads to a husband or wife focusing on someone or something other than each other is harmful." "Any erotic device which causes us to be more focused on our spouse, however outlandish, may be used.
May 14, 2010
The Early Show Russell Crowe; chef Katie Lee. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Sting; Rabbi Shmuley Boteach. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America Kelsey Grammer and the cast of "La Cage Aux Folles" perform; Marion Nestle. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Live With Regis and Kelly Amanda Seyfried; the winner of "America's Next Top Model." (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Marcia Cross; author Vijay Vad. (N) 10 a.m. KABC The Doctors Pool hazards. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL The Martha Stewart Show Charlie Palmer.
April 19, 2000 |
Savvy New York shoppers are flocking to Hennes & Mauritz, a Stockholm-based clothing retailer that opened last week on Fifth Avenue. Renowned in Europe for cheap chic, H&M has been mobbed, with lines of would-be customers snaking around the corner of 51st Street, at times waiting nearly half an hour to get inside. (The New York Times reported the three-story store had to restock hourly.