Politics | The "Squad"

Israel News: Rabbi Shmuely 1, James Zogby 0

Blogging about Israel and the Arab world since, oh, forever.

Politics | Opinion

Natalie Portman’s disgusting denigration of the Holocaust - Opinion - Jerusalem Post

What does Natalie Portman want?

News | News

Rabbi Boteach: Jews Must Rise as a Lion

In an exclusive Arutz Sheva interview, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach defended the New York Times advertisement that he put out, in which he accused US National Security Advisor Susan Rice of turning a blind eye to genocide, and highlighting Rice's politicization of the slaughter in Rwanda.

News | News

Rabbi Shmuley: J Street Poses as Pro-Israel but Maligns Jewish State | Observer

Jeremy Ben-Ami ought to do some soul-searching, digging real deep to discover why the Jewish state bothers him so much...

Politics | Op-Ed

Why the Left Hates American Sniper | New York Observer

What American Sniper is really about is the battle by decent men against truly dark forces of wickedness. American Sniper is a film of soaring patriotism and an ode to our courageous military. For too long Americans have lived with only two percent of the population losing arms and legs and dying so that the other ninety-eight percent can be safe and free. If we’re not going to copy the heroes of the military at least we can salute them.

History | HISTORY

Hanukkah and How War Should Be Celebrated | Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

For Jews, practicing our religion has never been as straightforward. Throughout history we have had to fight and die simply to observe our faith. Hanukkah represents a triumphant moment....

Miscellaneous | OTHER STUFF

Rabbi Shmuley: The Strange American Fascination with Royalty | New York Observer

Because I’m an American, I don’t see them as any more special than the next person. That’s in fact the very essence of being an American.