- Statement on Vice President Pence Knesset Address
Vice-President Pence beautifully articulated the Trump Administration’s approach to the Middle East, one which is grounded in realism and not fantasy, and which expresses heartfelt support for Israel as a trusted friend and ally rather than a client state or a nuisance.
- Petition Aims to Refute Reform Claims in Israel
The CJV today announced a petition drive to preserve traditional standards for prayer at the Western Wall in Jerusalem, and to prevent changes at the Holy Site for political reasons.
- Rabbis Protest Re-Nomination of LGBT Activist to EEOC
Feldblum has been truly unfriendly to accommodation of religious views. The decision to renew her nomination seems jarringly discordant with the Trump Administration’s overall support for religious liberty.
- Phony Kotel Issue
Nothing could be more germane than the fact that Michaeli never prays at the Wall. She represents no constituency as she demands expansion of a space that is hardly used at present.
- Political Theater at the Kotel
Rabbi Jacobs could have prayed at the space allocated by the government for his use, but he spurned it, bent upon imposing his diversion from Jewish tradition upon those who follow it. Although but one Torah scroll is required for a weekday morning service, he led a group carrying eight, misusing them as props in his political theater.
- How Indeed Do You Defend Yourself From a Smear Campaign Alleging That You Are Stupid or Unstable?
The Democrats and their mainstream liberal media allies have leveled the same defamations against virtually every Republican President who has served during the past forty years. This is the latest in a series of never-ending Democrat efforts to find a weak spot in President Trump’s personal armor.