Will the US Allow Iraq to Steal a Jewish Treasure?

Our government made a commitment to Iraq to return the collection once it's restored.

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach: An Open Letter to Congressmen Steve Rothman and Bill Pascrell

Americans are sick and tired of rancorous, scorched-earth politics, which has given Congress a nine percent approval rating. Let’s show America that politics is an honorable profession, a noble calling, filled with people who put values, country, and integrity first. Let’s start winning people back to the political theater by demonstrating that politics are inspiring rather than depressing, ennobling rather than corrupting, and harmonious rather than rancorous.

Chabad Fanatics Are Destroying the Movement

Rabbi Schochet wrote the Johannesburg Beis Din: It is totally prohibited and unacceptable to hear someone like Boteach.

Davos and the Hatred of Evil

But the most painful part of an otherwise illuminating and extraordinary Forum was Iranian President Rouhani's speech.

A Response to Senator Lautenberg’s Attack on the Republican Position on Israel

Senator Lautenberg, how exactly has our President demonstrated his friendship to Israel? He declared Israel's settlements to be illegitimate, put near-unilateral pressure on Israel to make peace without any expectations from the Palestinian side, declared that Israel should return to the arbitrary 1967 borders, and treated Prime Minister Netanyahu shamefully at a March 2010 meeting where he refused even a photo op with the elected leader of the Middle East's only democracy.

Jewish Values are the Salvation of the Republican Party

So long as we obsess over abortion, gay marriage, and contraception to the exclusion of any other values, we cannot fix our problems.

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.

Will Syria Be Obama’s Rwanda?

The delay allowed Assad to go on TV with Charlie Rose and come across as calm, measured, and reasonable.

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.

Religion’s Most Repellant Idea

How can anyone calling himself a Rabbi have the chutzpah to ever justify the death of innocents?

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach: Why a Jewish Democratic Leader Attacked Sheldon Adelson

Ordinarily, an attack by the political hack of one party about a mega-contributor to another party would not merit attention or comment. But what made Harris’s vitriol most unfortunate was that it was one Jew deriding the two foremost private supporters of Jewish identity and the State of Israel in the entire world.

Does President Obama Hate Evil?

Terrorists are not folks and Americans were not attacked but murdered in a despicable and cold-blooded act of terrorism.

Sean Penn Sneaked Orthodox Prisoner Ostreicher Back to the US

Penn managed to sneak Ostreicher across a hostile border and into a safe and currently undisclosed location in the United States.

Does Anyone Give a Damn About Syria?

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.

Was the Holocaust Punishment for Sin?

Are we to believe that these Jews who were devout and pious were being punished?

The Dangers of Favoring One Child Over Another

What is it about Jacob that he seemingly can’t stop the favoritism?

Bibi Says my Soldier Daughter Protects America, Too

With Congressman Steve Rothman being accused of dual loyalties simply over a pro-Israel voting record in government, what could I, who has a daughter serving in Israel’s military, expect from these same opponents? What charges would they lodge against me? How ugly would the attacks be?

What is More Virtuous: Paying Taxes or Giving Charity?

Being forced to pay taxes does not make us more virtuous people. If it did, our founding fathers would have thanked George III for his coercion.

Haim Saban’s NY Times Op-Ed Sanitizes Obama’s Record on Israel

Haim Saban, a proud Jew, staunch supporter of Israel, and noted philanthropist, nevertheless parses President Obama’s record on Israel in The New York Times to deliver a sanitized rendition of a President whose relationship with the Jewish state is unreliable at best and troubling at worst, writes Congressional candidate Rabbi Shmuley Boteach.

Anti-Israel Speakers and Jewish Self-Hatred

The gradual trickle of self-hatred into the Jewish soul is evidencing itself in the American Jewish public.

Boteach Invites Opponent to Sabbath Dinner

Every Friday night at our Sabbath table my wife and I host all kinds of people. We love having guests and it would be my honor for us to host you and your family either this coming Friday night or whenever it may suit you. Over the years we’ve hosted thousands of people. Many have been Democratic politicians like yourself - from Governor Jon Corzine, to Mayors Michael Wildes, Frank Huttle, and Cory Booker.

Can Samantha Power Change the UN?

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

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