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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

September 2, 2019 9:28 am

Bret Stephens Was Justly Outraged When He Was Called an Insect

After a report that the New York Times headquarters had been infested with bedbugs, George Washington University Professor David Karpf tweeted last Monday, “The bedbugs...

August 26, 2019 6:36 am

Cory Booker Weaponizes the Torah for Political Gain

By now almost everyone knows that Cory Booker and I were soul-friends who connected — beginning at Oxford where he served as my student president...

August 12, 2019 8:23 am

The Angry American Male

My mother, who lives in Miami, was telling me how friends of hers now say long goodbyes to family members when they go out shopping....

August 6, 2019 4:23 am

Is the New Testament Antisemitic?

The debate I’ll be holding this Thursday in New York City with my friend and public antagonist Dr. Michael Brown has stirred considerable controversy, both...

July 30, 2019 6:17 am

The Unfair Criticism of Ambassador Ron Dermer

I know and like Yair Lapid, even as our politics diverge in substantial ways. He is an engaging and direct man who has honored his...

July 22, 2019 8:43 am

Political Detox in the American Sabbath

I am writing this column in McCarthy, Alaska, surrounded by mountains rising almost 20,000 feet and glaciers more than five miles thick. I’m at the...

July 16, 2019 5:24 am

Orthodoxy and Gay Conversion Therapy

Over the weekend, Israeli Education Minister and Bayit Yehudi leader Rabbi Rafi Peretz trod gleefully upon a social-political landmine in affirming his belief in the...

July 2, 2019 6:29 am

When Presidential Candidates Refuse to Hate Evil

Last week, presidential candidate Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) was asked whether he would meet Louis Farrakhan, the Nation of Islam leader. Cory’s response: “I don’t...

June 24, 2019 7:28 am

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Desecrates the Holocaust

Holocaust memory is dying in America. A recent poll discovered that 22 percent of American millennials don’t know what the Holocaust is and an astounding two-thirds...

June 11, 2019 2:46 pm

With Amir Ohana, Israel Has Justice at Last

The events of the past few weeks have commented cynically on the Israeli political system. After a bitter and turbulent election season, Prime Minister Netanyahu...

May 28, 2019 7:23 am

Germany Tells Jews to Take Off Their Yarmulkes

I visited Birkenau last week for the 75th anniversary of the deportation of Elie Wiesel to Auschwitz. Over the last two summers, I have taken my...

May 20, 2019 6:51 am

75 Years Since Elie Wiesel Was Sent to Auschwitz

Seventy-five years ago this week, Elie Wiesel was deported from Sighet, Romania -- a small town in the Carpathian mountains -- at the age of...

May 13, 2019 5:59 am

Is Congressman Nadler’s Obsession With Trump Endangering His Jewish Constituents?

Antisemitism is on the rise in the United States and we have now had, in the space of six months, two horrific shootings where Jews...

May 6, 2019 8:17 am

A Lawsuit Over Ilhan Omar’s Photograph Won’t Silence Me

To Ilhan Omar’s photographer: I first heard of you when one of our staff members told me that someone had called looking for the person he...


Controversial YouTube Star, PewDiePie, Rescinds $50,000 Pledge to ADL

Controversial video star, PewDiePie, has reversed himself and is withdrawing a pledge made...

A Rosh Hashanah Reunion — and Revelation

Below is an excerpt from "Don’t Wait Up" by Liz Astrof. Copyright © 2019 by Liz Astrof. Reprinted by permission...


Birthright’s Excel Program Gets High Marks All Around - “It’s so much more.” That’s the mantra of the 54 Jewish young adults from across North America who...

New ‘Brave’ Approach to Combating Antisemitism on College Campuses - A new project called “Brave” is bringing together veterans of the...


Osama bin Laden’s Son Hamza Killed in US Raid, Trump Says

Hamza bin Laden, a son of slain al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden and himself a notable figure in the terrorist group, was killed in a US counterterrorism operation, President...


Trump Floats Possible Defense Treaty Days Ahead of Israeli Elections

President Donald Trump said on Saturday he had spoken with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about a possible mutual defense treaty between the two nations, a move that could bolster...

Middle East

Houthi Drones Hit Saudi Oil Heartland, Sources Say Crude Flows Disrupted

Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group on Saturday attacked two plants at the heart of Saudi Arabia's oil industry, including the world's biggest petroleum processing facility, in a strike that three sources...

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