According to both the United States State Department and thousands of years of rabbinic knowledge (and cruel experience) of the virulent hatred directed against the Jewish People, Rep. Omar’s comments clearly and obviously crossed the line into anti-Semitism.read more
Ms. Mallory would never associate with people in leadership roles who identify with haters like David Duke, yet her mentor Louis Farrakhan is cut from the same racist cloth.read more
The highlight of last month, of course, was our invitation to the annual Hannukah Reception at the White House; the photo at right (of CJV Vice President Rabbi Yoel Schonfeld, Managing Director Rabbi Yaakov Menken and President Rabbi Pesach Lerner) was taken as we...read more
Those who demand that the Rabbanut blindly accept conversion courts without investigation demonstrate a stunning lack of awareness of both the complex and delicate nature of the conversion process, and the sad prevalence of rabbis performing conversions whose adherence to halachic standards is highly questionable.read more
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