I have named this blog, “Voice of the Shofar” or, in Hebrew, “Kol Shofar (קול שופר).” It will, like the shofar, alert the Jewish people to news of relevance.
Americans need to take a vacation from using the word “racist,” at least in connection with Israel, because they don’t have the slightest idea of what they are talking about, and it’s insulting as hell. Especially from presidential hopefuls.
What has kept the Jewish people alive for thousands of years? Passover.
We know that Israelis have disappointed you in elections this week but please don’t take it personally. Israeli votes were about Israel, not you.
“We are writing to you to express our profound, even frightened concern and, indeed, our pained astonishment that you have decided to appoint newly-elected legislator, Representative Ihlan Omar, to the House Foreign Affairs Committee.”
So three-quarters of American Jews have contracted a kind of religious auto-immune disease, which has caused them to junk the stuff that will protect their spiritual health while eagerly embracing the stuff that will destroy it.
In the reality of politics, there are always uncomfortable alliances. Unfortunately, it seems that American Jews have entered into a wrong and a self-destructive alliance.
To defend a country, you need an army. To defend a civilization, you need education and educators
It is the miracle that we commemorate because it is a reminder of possibilities. Each time we light a candle or dip a wick in oil, we release a flare of light from the darkness to remind us of what was, is and can still be.
The question of Arab and Islamist anti-Jewish hatred goes to the heart of the conflict with Israel. So why have Jewish refugees been so neglected?
Rabbi Avraham Aminoff was the Chief Rabbi of the Bukharian Jews in Palestine.