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.
- Has the ADL Joined the Alt Left?
The ADL paper slanders mainstream conservatives and avoids critiques of left-wing speakers spreading hatred. This is a betrayal of the ADL’s mission in favor of nasty political attacks.
- Rabbis Condemn Reform and Conservative Movements for Dividing World Jewry
The CJV calls upon the Reform and Conservative movements to stop dividing the Jewish People with a disinformation campaign that demonizes some Jews while disenfranchising others.
- Rabbis Commend Rep. Clay Higgins for Auschwitz Video
The CJV issued a letter commending Rep. Clay Higgins of Louisiana for the “sincere, heartfelt reflections” that he recorded while visiting the Auschwitz Death Camp earlier this year, and for “detailing and dramatizing the atrocities of the Holocaust, and for sharing [his] horror at what [he] saw.”
- There is no Israeli ‘Blacklist’ of Rabbis
Letter to the Editor: Rabbi Steinlauf’s claim that the “ultra-Orthodox” have sole control over Jewish “personal-status” matters in Israel is pejorative and groundless; Israel uses the same common standards that Jews around the globe have observed for centuries.
- An Open Letter to AIPAC
If AIPAC involves itself in religious conflicts and takes stands on issues unrelated to Israel’s security, it will narrow its base of support.
- Israeli Government Opposes Adoption by Same-Sex Couples
Proponents of same-sex adoption argue that the practice poses no risk to children. Even aside from the example of gross immorality set by parents who live as a “gay couple,” the facts say otherwise.