Monthly Archives: February 2014

Our Own Undermine Our Cause

As bad as external anti-Zionist movements have been to us, the most damaging elements are our own, those people who are influencing (corrupting) our students to hate Israel and side with the forces that seek its destruction.  My call for … Continue reading

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KISS my Rabbi!

KISS has a moral duty to play at the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame. I make the argument. Continue reading

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The Clash of Faith and Disbelief

One of my biggest frustrations as a rabbi is the fact that it is so incredibly difficult to have a deep conversation without the other side getting upset.  Just recently I tried to engage an avowed atheist about an article she had … Continue reading

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Does Judaism Have a Place In Politics?

I have debated the idea with myself and with other rabbis to what extent rabbis should be involved with politics.  These are my reflections on how the decision of Rep. Elliot Engel to enter into a Jewish religious discussion made … Continue reading

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Creating False Identities-A JVO Question

Question: My question is about the Jewish ethics of using a false identity to post comments on the web. In particular, if I want to comment on something posted (perhaps in a blog, or write a review of some book … Continue reading

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