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The Extremists Among Us

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.

Why They Hate Us

Islam is undergoing a modern crisis which perhaps only its clerics and lay leaders can rescue it from.

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’?

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

Noone, least of all me, wants to see any Arab child suffer, God forbid.

LA’s First Jewish Mayor

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?

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?

In the Hebrew Bible everyone is flawed and everyone makes mistakes.

And Hate the Sinner Too

Forgetting how to hate can be just as damaging as forgetting how to love.

Adelson: From Caricature to Life

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

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

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

The greatest tragedy made manifest in Steubenville is the attitude of teenage men toward girls.

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