Jewish Journal

Does anyone give a damn about Syria?

By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

January 18, 2013 | 9:28 am

Syrian security personnel, members of the civil defense and civilians gather at the site where a large blast hit a neighborhood of the Syrian city of Aleppo on Jan. 18. Photo by George Ourfalian/Reuters

It’s hard to believe that every day the news reports have Syrians dying like flies and noone seems to give much of a damn. The report yesterday that 80 students were blown to... read on

  • Hagel’s homophobia

    By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

    January 9, 2013 | 10:14 am

    A few years ago I was out having dinner with my orthodox, gay, Jewish brother when a religious man walked over to me and asked if I was Rabbi Shmuley Boteach. From his aggressive posture I knew in my gut that I should not respond in the affirmative but was simply too tired to lie.... 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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