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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

Shmuley Boteach and Jason Greenblatt (Courtesty Rabbi Shmuley Boteach)

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.

Phil Murphy (Facebook)

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.

The Associated Press

Slandering Bannon, Whitewashing Iran

A Ha’aretz writer is more concerned about anonymous white supremacists writing comments on websites than Iran being legitimized as a genocidal power.

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Samantha Power’s Failure to Stop Genocide at the UN

Today, I feel a personal responsibility to make this point: Samantha Power’s failure to stop genocide while in office renders her the wrong person to deliver the Elie Wiesel Memorial Lecture.

United States Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power will meet with defectors from North Korea to highlight Pyongyang's dismal rights record

Cory Booker Must Stop Defending the Iran Deal

Cory Booker is dead wrong on Iran. He adds damaging insult to catastrophic injury when he defends his support of a deal that will forever mar his public legacy.

Cory Booker (Chip Somodevilla / Getty)

Hillary Clinton’s Private Emails About Israel

November will see one of the consequential elections of our lifetime. With Israel and the world enduring another cycle of terrorism, and the Jewish State’s very existence threatened by the catastrophic Iran deal, the American election has a direct bearing on Israel’s future.

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The Self-Implosion of Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Debbie Wasserman Schultz demonstrated with her support for the Iran deal that she would do anything — including selling out the security of her people — for political gain.

AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN

The Ferocious Battles for Israel on Western Campuses

The Jewish State is fighting wars for its very survival against barbarous, genocidal foes like Hamas, Hezbollah, and Iran. But far outside the Middle East, ferocious battles are being fought on the campuses of the world’s great Universities for Israel’s

The Ferocious Battles for Israel on Western Campuses

Why ISIS and Hamas Wear Masks

The biblical story of Saul teaches us a powerful lesson regarding the individual’s moral choice and what that choice may lead to.   In ancient Israel, as the era of the judges was ending, it came time for the Israelites

Why ISIS and Hamas Wear Masks

The New York Times Censors our Anti-ISIS Ad

“America reinforces its values and thus its security by being transparent about even the worst abuses of those values, not by hiding the evidence deep in a file drawer.” This sentence is from a New York Times editorial of 30

The New York Times Censors our Anti-ISIS Ad

L.A. Times, New York Times Censor Anti-ISIS Ad, News Images

“America reinforces its values and thus its security by being transparent about even the worst abuses of those values, not by hiding the evidence deep in a file drawer.” This sentence is from a New York Times editorial of 30

L.A. Times, New York Times Censor Anti-ISIS Ad, News Images

Protocols of the Elders of Hamas

I was at the UN Security Council hearing on the war in Gaza on Thursday as a guest of Ambassador Eugene Gasana of Rwanda who held the Security Council presidency through July.  I heard the regular condemnations of Israel for being

Protocols of the Elders of Hamas

Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem Accuse Israel of Genocide

What do Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz know about genocide? Well, apparently enough to know that Israel is committing one in Gaza against the Palestinians and Hamas. But seeing their public declaration to that effect, I wondered about their immersion in

Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem Accuse Israel of Genocide

Will the US Recognize Hamas Even After Murder of 3 Teens?

The shocking murder of the three missing Israeli teens is a crime of unparalleled cruelty. In that they were killed for no other reason than being Jewish, it has holocaust dimensions to it.  This was not about war, not about

Will the US Recognize Hamas Even After Murder of 3 Teens?

Pope Francis Should Not Have Prayed at Bethlehem Wall

No one can deny that Pope Francis is a man who walks the walk. While many disagree with his neo-socialist world-view, who can feel anything but respect for a world leader who eschews the perks of office to champion the

Pope Francis Should Not Have Prayed at Bethlehem Wall

How Jewish Values Enrich the Earth

On 18 May our organization, This World: The Values Network, will host our second annual International Champions of Jewish Values Awards Gala. This year’s honorees, hosts, and guests include Governor Chris Christie, Governor Rick Perry, Sean Penn, Senator Cory Booker,

How Jewish Values Enrich the Earth

Cory Booker: Courage on Iran

President Obama has dropped the hammer on sixteen Democratic senators who have joined a bold Robert Menendez, Democrat of New Jersey, and Mark Kirk, Republican of Illinois, in co-sponsoring new legislation that will increase sanctions against Iran should they fail

Cory Booker: Courage on Iran

Does President Obama Hate Evil?

The greatest moral failure of our time is a refusal to hate evil. Hatred of evil implies both the right to make judgments as well as a belief in moral absolutes, both of which are anathema to liberalism and modern sensibilities. 

Does President Obama Hate Evil?

Why They Hate Us

Boy, do they hate America. I’m on a flight in Tanzania, having left Rwanda, when I meet a very fine Pakistani family going on safari. We exchange pleasantries. They have children studying in the UK, as do many upper-class Pakistani

Why They Hate Us