Jewish Journal

  • Russell Simmons is wrong about the Ground Zero Mosque

    By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

    August 18, 2010 | 10:27 am

    I still remember, Russell, when you came to my debate with Rev. Al Sharpton, nine years ago, in New York City. You struck me then as a man of warmth and openness. In that spirit I offer you this response to your recent blog postings supporting the Ground Zero mosque and your... read on

  • Iran’s Descent Into Barbarity

    By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

    August 10, 2010 | 11:20 pm

    My father was born in Iran and remains firmly attached to his Iranian heritage. He loves the food, the music, the language and the culture. It is something that I have witnessed with most Iranian exiles. They have internalized their country so much that it travels with them wherever... read on