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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

February 2, 2021 6:53 am

We Must Renew Black-Jewish Brotherhood

With friction between the Black and Jewish communities rising again, it’s time to renew African-American and Jewish bonds of brotherhood. While our problems regarding COVID-19 remain...

January 20, 2021 6:37 am

Should Europe’s Jews Give Up and Move to Israel?

On Sunday, the Guardian reported the depressing fact that “almost half of British Jews avoid showing visible signs of their Judaism in public, such as a Star...

December 17, 2020 6:58 am

Directing Hatred Towards the Right Places

Last week, I attended the White House Hanukkah party, and some people wrote to attack me. The White House protocols were for everyone to be masked...

December 7, 2020 5:56 am

Why Saudi Arabia Should Make Peace With Israel Now

I spent the weekend reading Ben Hubbard’s book MBS, about Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Hubbard, who is The New York Times' Beirut bureau chief,...

November 23, 2020 6:24 am

American Exceptionalism and Contradictions

By now, the world has concluded that America is insane. A crazy country filled with crazy people who have gone off the deep end. A...

November 10, 2020 6:31 am

After Defeat, Saying Thank You to President Trump

By now everyone is piling up on Donald Trump. They’re calling him a loser. They’re reveling in his defeat. They’re saying America has been saved...

October 29, 2020 6:37 am

You Can Vote Against Trump, and Still Be Grateful for His Actions on Israel

Rabbi Yitz Greenberg got into a lot of trouble with the Jewish left for stating that Jews owed a debt of gratitude toward Donald Trump....

October 20, 2020 4:53 am

Celebrating the Coronavirus Heroes

For too many, 2020 has been a horrible year filled with pain, disease, and heartbreak. The coronavirus has killed more than a million people the...

September 14, 2020 5:30 am

Trump Deserves the Nobel Prize for Middle East Peace

When I was a rabbi at Oxford for 11 years, we hosted an annual lecture that was delivered by a Nobel Peace Prize laureate. Among...

September 1, 2020 5:19 am

Aliyah During COVID-19

To see Israel today is to witness prophecies come true: the Jews are back in the mix, on their land, and at the helm of...

August 17, 2020 4:49 am

Israel Should Not Abandon Sovereignty Plans for UAE Peace

The peace deal signed between Israel and the UAE was a historic milestone toward Middle East peace. President Donald Trump, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and...

August 3, 2020 8:06 am

Celebrity Antisemites Can’t Be Absolved Through Private Apologies

Recently, Mort Klein of the ZOA engaged Ice Cube in a two-hour conversation that was treated as an act of absolution for the antisemitic rapper....

July 22, 2020 4:16 am

The End of Israel and Peter Beinart as the Last Man

Like the moon, Peter Beinart follows a predictable cycle. You won’t hear about him for months. But the more he’s ignored, the more his rhetoric...

July 13, 2020 2:57 am

America in Crisis

I was born in 1966, so I never witnessed the turmoil of that turbulent decade. But having read countless book on it, and spoken to...


‘Unorthodox’ Star Shira Haas Shares Throwback Purim Photo From Childhood

Israeli actress Shira Haas shared with her Instagram followers on Thursday a photo...

Genesis Prize Foundation to Honor Life and Legacy of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks - The Genesis Prize Foundation announced plans to honor the late prominent...


Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert...

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...


Israel Says Initial Assessment Is Iran Behind Explosion on Israeli-Owned Sh...

Israeli defense minister Benny Gantz said on Saturday his "initial assessment" was that Iran was responsible for an explosion on...

Middle East

Palestinians Shut West Bank Schools to Contain Coronavirus Variants

Schools in the West Bank will shut down for 12 days in an effort to stop a sharp rise in coronavirus variant infections, Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh said on...

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