Rabbi Yaakov Menken, Director of the CJV, appeared by phone on the “In the News” show of the Jewish Broadcasting Service, facing off with Rabbi Eric Yoffie, immediate Past President of the Union for Reform Judaism, discussing the CJV’s criticism of the URJ’s condemnation of Israel’s anti-BDS law and friendly visit with PA President Mahmoud Abbas.
- Rabbis Condemn Specious Accusations of Anti-Semitism
Today we condemned harsh and baseless accusations of anti-Semitism directed against President Donald Trump and officials with long and consistent histories of support for Israel and Jewish interests. These same individuals fail to condemn obvious anti-Semitism on the Left, showing that their interest is liberalism, not Judaism.
- Groups Slam “Incredible Hypocrisy” of Women of the Wall
In a joint statement today, the Women For the Wall (W4W), an organization of women working to preserve traditional prayer […]
- New Rabbinic Organization Promotes Classical Jewish Thought
During just its first several weeks, the CJV has impacted news in America and overseas, speaking out on breaking events concerning Jewish issues.
- The Philo-Semitic President
If supporters of the anti-Israel “J Street” are opposing Friedman for Ambassador as a “zealous partisan” and claiming his boss is an anti-Semite, one must question: do they honestly believe Trump doesn’t like Jews, or are they offended that Trump’s inner circle includes so many who take Jewish tradition far more seriously than they do?
- The Biblical Story of Esther and the Immoral Society
The narrative of Purim may be thousands of years old and depict occurrences in ancient Persia, but the story’s relevance to contemporary society at large is striking, for it describes the eventual results of an absence of divine moral norms.
- President Trump is More Supportive of Jews than Quasi-Jewish Leftists Are
They are my great protectors — leftist Jews, professional Democrat Jews, Jews in Hollywood and on Broadway, Jews in the liberal mainstream media. For a year and more, they have been in the forefront protecting me from the “anti-Semitism” of President Trump. And oh how they care for Israel!