Jewish Journal

Bringing Gadhafi’s western collaborators to justice

By  Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

August 24, 2011 | 3:23 pm

Libya's leader Muammar Gaddafi attends the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) Food Security Summit in Rome, November 2009. Photo by REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi/Files

The 270 victims of Pan Am Flight 103 can rest easier now that their murderer has been toppled from power. And even as the world searches for Gadhafi’s whereabouts, a day of reckoning must... read on

  • Decline and Fall of British Spirituality

    By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

    August 18, 2011 | 11:01 am

    Who is a responsible for the moral rot that has set in Britain? The police are blaming the youth for being hooligans, as if young people are supposed to learn values on their own when almost half are growing on the streets without fathers. The politicians are blaming a culture of... read on

  • Rebirthing birthright

    By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

    August 17, 2011 | 10:55 am

    Birthright Israel is now 11 years old and has brought some 300,000 young Jews to Israel. I recently led another Birthright trip for Mayanot, one of its best and most professional providers, and learned a great deal about how a spectacular program could be made even better.

    I knew of... read on

  • How Israel is Blowing the Arab Spring

    By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

    August 8, 2011 | 11:25 am

    I am currently in Israel leading a Birthright trip where the consumption of alcohol by the participants is largely discouraged. It’s a policy that Israel should perhaps enforce among its members of Parliament because whatever Labor MK Binyamin Ben-Eliezer has been drinking lately,... read on

  • To Wed a Daughter, to Sell a Kidney

    By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

    August 1, 2011 | 11:33 am

    My eldest daughter, Mushki, is engaged and will be married in a few months, G-d willing. I’m surprised at how well I’m taking it given that all my friends had warned me that I would feel like a stranger was stealing her. Luckily, she’s marrying a really great guy who makes her... read on




Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, “America’s Rabbi,” whom The Washington Post and Newsweek call “the most famous Rabbi in America,” whom The Jerusalem Post lists as one of the...

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