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Rabbi Shmuley Boteach debating Richard Dawkins at Oxford, 1996

The Rise of Israel’s Words Warriors

23 Adar 5773 – March 5, 2013
Overlooking incendiary rhetoric is exactly what led to the global delegitimization of Israel.
Rabbi Shmuley and Debbie Boteach were honored as New Jersey's Parents of the Year for 2012.

Tribute to my Wife on Our 25th Anniversary

16 Adar 5773 – February 26, 2013
Men ultimately fall in love with those women who bring out their best qualities.

Finding the Jewish Billy Graham, the Israeli Martin Luther King

3 Adar 5773 – February 13, 2013
Public relations is nearly the whole ball game and we Jews have lost the battle not just in modern times with Israel but throughout a long and tragic history

Bar Refaeli’s Vulgar Super Bowl Ad

1 Adar 5773 – February 11, 2013
GoDaddy's Super Bowl spot was a disappointment for American culture and even more disappointing that it starred an Israeli icon.

AIPAC’s Silence on Chuck Hagel

25 Shevat 5773 – February 5, 2013
What are brave United States lawmakers to make of AIPAC’s surrender?
Defense Minister Ehud Barak in Davos

Shabbos in Davos

17 Shevat 5773 – January 27, 2013
While the meal featured heads of state, Nobel laureates and people of world renown, it had a homely feeling where no one in particular was made to feel more important than the next person.
Prime Minister Netanyahu and President Obama in the White House, March 5, 2012.

Why Bibi is Not Intimidated by Obama

11 Shevat 5773 – January 22, 2013
What is better, a popular Israel riddled with dead Jews or an unpopular Israel filled with living ones?
The market in the old city of Aleppo which was once one of the most beautiful and lively sites in Syria, before tank fire burned it down.

Does Anyone Give a Damn About Syria?

6 Shevat 5773 – January 17, 2013
Perhaps our President should focus less on construction of apartments and homes and do something instead about the bombs and rockets that are killings tens of thousands of innocent Arabs.
The late Satmar Rebbe, Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum.

Religion’s Most Repellant Idea

4 Shevat 5773 – January 15, 2013
How can anyone calling himself a Rabbi have the chutzpah to ever justify the death of innocents?

Bill Clinton as Father of the Year

2 Shevat 5773 – January 13, 2013
Why inadequate husbands can still be great dads
Chuck Hagel with friends.

Hagel’s Homophobia and Biblical Indifference to Israel

28 Tevet 5773 – January 9, 2013
Why would the Senator insist on the Biblical teachings regarding homosexuality but not those of protecting Israel?
Ron Dermer, Prime Minister Netanyahu’s senior adviser, may be Israel’s next Ambassador to the U.S.

Why Jews Are So Bad at PR

26 Tevet 5773 – January 8, 2013
There are many potential Ron Dermers at the world’s universities today, if only we can nurture their gifts in their formative years.

The Dangers of Favoring One Child Over Another

19 Tevet 5773 – December 31, 2012
What is it about Jacob that he seemingly can’t stop the favoritism?

Orthodox Matchmaking Needs Huge Fixing

15 Tevet 5773 – December 27, 2012
My own experiences within the shidduch system has caused me to question it considerably.
Muammar el-Qaddafi's tent.

Freedom of Religion Denied

13 Tevet 5773 – December 26, 2012
City officials in Englewood are hampering the development of a synagogue, but were nowhere to be found in opposing Kaddafi and the Libyan Embassy in Englewood.

Saying America was Punished with Sandy Hook is Blasphemous

12 Tevet 5773 – December 25, 2012
There is nothing beneficial that comes from suffering that could have not been achieved far more effectively through a positive means.

Where Was God When Sandy Hook’s Children Died?

7 Tevet 5773 – December 20, 2012
Challenging God in the face of suffering is not blasphemous.

Learning to Value the Lives of Children

3 Tevet 5773 – December 16, 2012
Yet the one thing I have always known, amid the hills and valleys of life: whether or not you succeed in your public endeavors, you cannot fail at your private commitments.

Is Christianity’s Notion of Abortion Based on Mistranslated Text?

1 Tevet 5773 – December 13, 2012
What is lost in the discussion are the Biblical underpinnings of abortion and how this is not primarily a legal issue but a religious one.
U.S. ambassador to the UN Susan Rice

Rice’s Failure in Rwanda Precludes her from Becoming Secretary of State

27 Kislev 5773 – December 10, 2012
Rice was part of Bill Clinton’s National Security Team whom in 1994 refused any intervention whatsoever in the Rwanda genocide that left 800,000 dead.

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