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Rabbi Shmuley Boteach is the international best-selling author of 24 books and hosts The Shmuley Show on 77 WABC. Rabbi Shmuley is the host of the award-winning TV show, "Shalom in the Home," on TLC was Oprah's love, marriage and parenting expert on Oprah and Friends. Newsweek calls him 'the most famous rabbi in America.'

ARTICLES BY: Shmuley Boteach

May 14, 2018 9:53 am

Jerusalem Expresses Gratitude to Donald Trump

By the time this column is published, the United States will have moved its Israeli embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. It has been an...

May 8, 2018 8:22 am

American Shame and the Iran Nuclear Deal

I grew up in 1970s and ‘80s America. It was a time inspired by soaring declarations of America as a guarantor of liberty and guardian...

May 1, 2018 9:31 am

Hollywood Renews Its Assault on Orthodox Women and Jewish Sexuality

The new film "Disobedience," starring Rachel Weisz and Rachel McAdams, presents us with the yawn-inducing chestnut of the Orthodox Jewish woman as a baby-making machine....

April 23, 2018 2:51 pm

Natalie Portman Comforts Israel’s Enemies

I am currently in Warsaw for the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising, having just left the inspirational festivities commemorating Israel’s 70th anniversary in Jerusalem. While honoring the...

April 17, 2018 7:50 am

What a Difference an Administration Makes

Barack Obama is a moral man. But as president, he had an amoral foreign policy. Obama and his national security trio of John Kerry, Susan...

April 12, 2018 9:02 am

A Discussion with Poland’s Prime Minister About the Holocaust

I recently had a kosher dinner with Poland’s Prime Minister Mateusz Morawieckiat at his official residence in Warsaw. After the passage of Poland’s Holocaust law criminalizing...

April 5, 2018 2:10 pm

Is the Saudi Crown Prince Becoming a Friend of Israel?

I recently called on Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman (MBS) to shock the world by recognizing the state of Israel. Six days later, MBS...

March 27, 2018 10:04 am

Saudi Crown Prince Should Electrify World by Recognizing Israel

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) came to Washington last week to meet President Donald Trump, and was lauded for many of the reforms...

March 23, 2018 11:57 am

Ronald Lauder Unfairly Assails Israel

Let’s get the obvious stuff out of the way. Of course, we Jews believe in free speech and of course we believe that Israel should...

March 20, 2018 11:14 am

The Lust Marriage

In just a few weeks, Pamela Anderson and I will be releasing our new co-authored book Lust for Love: Rekindling Intimacy and Passion in Your Relationship. Already...

March 13, 2018 11:12 am

Honoring Caitlyn Jenner and Heroes of Israel

Last Thursday, my organization presented Caitlyn Jenner with the Champion of Israel and Human Rights Award. We also posthumously honored two fallen heroes -- Yoni Netanyahu and Taylor Force. I...

March 6, 2018 9:57 am

Why Isn’t AIPAC Lobbying for Taylor Force Act?

WASHINGTON, DC -- Eighteen thousand people are here in the nation’s capitol to advocate for Israel. On Tuesday, they will fill the halls of Congress to lobby for important...

February 27, 2018 10:39 am

Netanyahu Rebukes Jews Who Whitewash Qatar

Next week, my organization will present posthumous awards to Yoni Netanyahu and Taylor Force, two heroes who defended liberty and were murdered by terrorists. Yoni is arguably...

February 26, 2018 1:16 pm

Honoring Yoni Netanyahu

Israel’s 70th birthday will be celebrated in a few weeks, and to commemorate this momentous anniversary, my organization will be presenting the World Values Network's Second...


Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...


Victorious Iraqi Cleric Seeks to Maneuver Iranian Influence

Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, whose political bloc was declared the winner of Iraq's parliamentary election, met Hadi al-Amiri, leader of a pro-Iran bloc, on Sunday in what Sadr portrayed as...


Israeli Minister Invites Arab States to Next Year’s Eurovision Contest in...

Israel’s Communications Minister has invited several Arab states to take part in next year’s Eurovision song contest in Jerusalem. Israeli singer...

Middle East

Egypt’s Sisi Orders Gaza Border Opened for Ramadan

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ordered on Thursday that the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip be opened for the whole of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, he...