Jewish Journal

  • Obama’s Hospitality: A Question of Character

    By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

    March 29, 2010 | 12:41 pm

    This Monday President Obama hosts his second White House seder in as many years. As a Jewish American I am grateful to the President for highlighting the festival of Jewish emancipation and peoplehood. But given a choice, I would readily forgo the White House Manischewitz in exchange... read on

  • The Tyranny of Perfection

    By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

    March 26, 2010 | 4:16 pm

    The advent of Passover and Easter, which always fall around the same time, beckons a deeper discussion about one of the principle differences between Judaism and Christianity. In essence it is the difference between a values system based on struggle and a values system based on... read on

  • Why American has no Chief Rabbi

    By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

    March 15, 2010 | 2:18 pm

    In my eleven years living in England I often observed, as did many others, that Anglo-Jewry lacked the vibrancy and innovation characteristic of American Judaism. The absence of an electrifying sense of Jewishness and communal dynamism was a subject much discussed among the... read on

  • Tiger Woods’ courageous confession

    By  Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

    February 19, 2010 | 11:52 am

    Tiger Woods’ statement was a model of repentance and contrition. He admitted he had a problem. He said that words alone would not solve it, that he requires, and is receiving counseling. He admitted that celebrity and money had given him a sense of entitlement and had corrupted... read on

  • Was Haiti Punished for Sin?

    By  Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

    February 16, 2010 | 11:26 am

    Last week I was honored to speak to the Jewish community of Venice at the Chabad House, which hosts thousands for Shabbos meals, and to the extremely warm and welcoming main community. Having just returned from Haiti, I addressed the issue of why a good G-d allows the innocent to... read on

  • Focus on Divorce, Not Gays, to Fix the Family

    By  Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

    January 19, 2010 | 7:29 pm

    The Jewish community has an opportunity to lead the country in a true values renewal by shifting the focus away from the obsession over gay marriage and onto marital decline and divorce.

    Whatever your views on gay marriage — whether you are a supporter who believes that gays... read on

  • Rabbi Shmuley Boteach Responds to Congressman Steve Rothman’s Attack

    By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

    January 5, 2010 | 1:34 pm

    Why Our Congressman is Wrong About the Libyan Mission in Englewood

    Has Congressman Steve Rothman forgotten whom he works for?

    In a January 4th press release he spends three full pages attacking me and defending the “rights” of the Libyan Ambassador to the United Nations,... read on

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