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Can Trump Get Israel and the Palestinian Arabs To Talk? A Last Look At...

3 Shevat 5777 – January 30, 2017
Obama's predecessor, George Bush, was able to go beyond funding and weapons and get Israel and the Palestinian Arabs talking without anti-Israel UNSC resolutions or media attacks

The Miracle that is Ivanka Trump

2 Shevat 5777 – January 29, 2017
Yael (Ivanka) Trump is extraordinarily well-spoken, intelligent, beautiful and successful-a walking Kiddush Hashem. She brings honor and respect to Torah and our way of life in a way unparalleled perhaps since Queen Esther

It’s Not Your Concern

When you ask your rabbi a question, you don’t expect it to appear in the shul bulletin for others to read. Ivanka and Jared's shaila about attending inaugural balls on Shabbos should be no different.

That Special Friday Night Feeling

29 Tevet 5777 – January 27, 2017
What an incomparable joy it is, Shabbos eve. Marking the beginning of the Shabbos glories to come, it is rich with anticipation of the praying and learning and pleasures and relaxation ahead.

Denial Doesn’t Mean There Are No Consequences

Who were these Egyptians who, after witnessing six plagues still ignored Moses’s warning? How could Pharoah and his court deny the reality before them?

Dennis Ross Gives Up On Peace

28 Tevet 5777 – January 26, 2017
Longtime State Dept. official Dennis Ross has a "NEW" plan for peace: Israel stops building “in 92% of the West Bank” in exchange for US help in opposing Palestinian efforts to delegitimize Israel

Guide for the Diplomatically Perplexed: Trump 1.0

27 Tevet 5777 – January 25, 2017
Given the sad state of US diplomacy after 8 years of Obama--the last 4 with Kerry as Sec'y of State-- and with Trump now in office, now is appropriate to review the basics of international diplomacy.

Arab Regimes Behind the Women March? The Linda Sarsour Connection

27 Tevet 5777 – January 24, 2017
You best know a man by his enemies. Trump’s enemies are Sarsour and her ilk at CAIR, Islamists, terrorists like the Muslim Brotherhood and regimes that support them like Jordan, under King Abdullah

Trump Fires Up Europe’s Anti-Establishment Movement

26 Tevet 5777 – January 23, 2017
"There is a genuine feeling that Trump taking over the WH is part of a bigger, global movement. Our critics, looking at Trump's candidacy and his speech yesterday, would call it the rise of populism"

Do the Media Lie?

We can no longer take the media’s word on anything as gospel; Nor can we immediately side with those claiming the media are lying just because what they are reporting contradicts are own world-view

Advice for President-elect Trump from a Veteran Mideast Envoy (satire)

A parody letter supposedly penned by one of the most reviled envoys to Israel, asking for a job in the pro-Israel Trump administration.

The Obama/Kerry Parting Tailwind to Terror

The UN resolution, followed by Kerry’s speech on the peace process, made the PA realize it no longer had to worry about incitement: The good old days when the world blamed ONLY Israel, were back.

Pursuing Essential Achdut In Charged Times

25 Tevet 5777 – January 22, 2017
Listening to the ear-piercing stridency of those on the political-religious left and those on the political-religious right of American Jewry makes ideology seem more important than practical outcome.

Tim Kaine Needs A History Lesson

There’s a reason the “two state” proposal attracted the support of so few sitting US presidents: it’s a bad idea. A Palestinian state would pose a lethal danger to Israel and destabilize the region

Confronting the Politicization of the Holocaust

If the Holocaust is now primarily an instrument to be deployed in politics, rather than a central historical memory with a direct bearing upon politics & ethics, we can expect its further manipulation

But at Least He Won the Nobel Peace Prize

The final, dismal scorecard that Obama is turning in today wouldn’t win him a local cookie-baking award from the Girl Scouts of America, never mind a global peace prize.

Effective Jewish Advocacy Begins With Jewish Education

We cannot take the next generation’s connection to Judaism or the Jewish people for granted. We must redouble our efforts to advocate for a strong Israel and a strong American Jewish community.

The Most Appropriate And Effective Response To Terrorism

United Hatzalah of Israel's heroes--those who rush out at any given moment to save others--are Jews, Arabs, Druze, Bedouins, and Christians. They hold different beliefs and speak different languages.

The True Cause Of Resolution 2334?

21 Tevet 5777 – January 19, 2017
After suffering a long and brutal history we have finally come home and regained our Kotel. But now Hashem and sees us not respecting one another and like a parent He shakes His head in disbelief

The Dawn of Hope

We are entering an era of hope, of reinvigorated liberalism, of responsibility, and of freedom, committed to restoring America to GREATNESS again. Donald Trump has given us reason to hope once again.

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