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Rabbi Shmuley: The Saudi Crown Prince’s Extraordinary Gesture to Israel

A future Saudi king who is speaking of Israel’s right to exist, who is beginning to allow flights to Israel to fly over his territory, who is condemning the funding of terror groups like Hamas and the Muslim brotherhood, and who is speaking openly of Jews living in his land, deserves to be taken seriously and deserves to be engaged.

US President Donald Trump and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman -- shown here at the White House in 2017 -- will meet there again on Tuesday

Rabbi Shmuley: Saudi Crown Prince Should Electrify the World by Recognizing Israel

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman came to Washington to meet President Donald Trump last week, and was lauded for many of the reforms he is undertaking in Saudi Arabia. Many of these, such as improving the rights of women, are commendable, but the country still has a long way to go in the area of human rights.

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Rabbi Shmuley: Caitlyn Jenner’s Defense of Israel

On March 8, the World Values Network will honor Caitlyn Jenner as a champion of Israel at our Sixth Annual Champions of Jewish Values International Awards Gala, honoring men and women who stand up for human rights, fight genocide, and promote human dignity.

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RABBI SHMULEY: Qatar Is Not ‘Kosher’

Rabbis cannot, dare not, kosher countries like Qatar. The Emir can only kosher himself by immediately ceasing all funding of terror against Jews.

Shmuley Boteach and Jason Greenblatt (Courtesty Rabbi Shmuley Boteach)

RABBI SHMULEY: Three Predictions on Israel and Land-for-Peace

WASHINGTON, DC — Last week my wife and I met with our friend, Jason Greenblatt, President Trump’s chief Middle East negotiator, at the White House. Jason’s a busy man, and I’m grateful for both his friendship and his time. I

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RABBI SHMULEY: Comparing Trump to Hitler Desecrates Holocaust

On November 20, Phil Murphy, the likely Democratic nominee to be the next governor of New Jersey, gave a shocking speech to a group of 400 progressives in which he compared Donald Trump’s rise to power to the ascension of Adolf Hitler in Germany.

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RABBI SHMULEY: Obama Created Refugee Crisis. Trump Should End It

Whatever one feels about President Donald Trump’s temporary refugee ban – and I personally hope the President will quickly complete his vetting review and begin admitting refugees again so as to save lives – the hypocrisy of his critics is startling. None more so than President Obama himself.