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The Extremists Among Us

5 Tishri 5774 – September 9, 2013
When children die, God forbid, I want to hear Rabbis who demand that God be a protector of life rather than blaming tragedy on human sin.

Getting Away with Murder: Obama and the GOP’s Vacillation on Syria

28 Elul 5773 – September 2, 2013
If the gassing of children is not an urgent matter than nothing is.

Why They Hate Us

14 Elul 5773 – August 19, 2013
Islam is undergoing a modern crisis which perhaps only its clerics and lay leaders can rescue it from.

Pangs of Conscience on the Plains of Serengeti

9 Elul 5773 – August 14, 2013
We watched and watched, anticipating the kill.

My Week in Israel with Dr. Oz

Mehmet, perhaps the world’s most famous Muslim who is not a head of state, is a righteous and proud Ambassador of his faith and feels an innate kinship and brotherhood with the Jewish people.

Can Samantha Power Change the UN?

By now it’s known that I have strongly supported Samantha’s nomination.

The Eloquent Chief Rabbi Who Would Not Fight Israel’s Enemies

The central quality of leadership is not eloquence but moral courage, a preparedness to be hated in the pursuit what’s right.

Did I Make Cory Booker ‘Too Jewish’?

22 Tammuz 5773 – June 30, 2013
Peter Beinart and Jeffrey Goldberg maintain far-left sentiments on Israel, while others invest their lives in bringing people like Cory Booker closer to the Jewish community.

Peter Beinart’s Attack on Me and Cory Booker

10 Tammuz 5773 – June 18, 2013
Noone, least of all me, wants to see any Arab child suffer, God forbid.

LA’s First Jewish Mayor

19 Sivan 5773 – May 27, 2013
Eric Garcetti’s caring for those who are struggling would become his defining political legacy as a Los Angeles council member and as President of the Council.

Was the Holocaust Punishment for Sin?

13 Sivan 5773 – May 21, 2013
Are we to believe that these Jews who were devout and pious were being punished?

When American Ambassadors Were Still Untouchable

The growing revelations that the Obama State Department watered down public statements on the attack in order to cleanse them of any mention of al Qaeda and terrorism is a travesty.

Hawking Rejects the Zionism of Einstein

When in 1948 President Harry Truman recognized the new Jewish State of Israel, Einstein declared it 'the fulfillment of our dream.'

The Hidden Threat of Kim Jong Un

Too many times, the world has learned the hard way by 'turning the other cheek' while dictators terrorized both their own people and other nations.

One Strike and You’re Out?

19 Iyyar 5773 – April 29, 2013
In the Hebrew Bible everyone is flawed and everyone makes mistakes.

And Hate the Sinner Too

13 Iyyar 5773 – April 22, 2013
Forgetting how to hate can be just as damaging as forgetting how to love.

Adelson: From Caricature to Life

7 Iyyar 5773 – April 17, 2013
Let us also not forget that Adelson criticized many of the social values of the Republican Party before it became fashionable to do so.

Belittling Tormentors Allows us to Be Free

25 Nisan 5773 – April 5, 2013
Through the process of the ten plagues, the Jews saw the Egyptians for what they were, just another group of petrified humans.

The Noise that Drowns Out all Peace

20 Nisan 5773 – March 31, 2013
When all the ribbetting is silenced, we begin to hear an old, familiar tune: the melodious song of our own souls.

An American Tragedy in Steubenville

7 Nisan 5773 – March 18, 2013
The greatest tragedy made manifest in Steubenville is the attitude of teenage men toward girls.

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