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Rabbi Levi Welton is a writer and educator raised in the Bay Area. The Rabbi holds multiple degrees in science, film and education and was ordained by the Machon Ariel Institute in Jerusalem. Additionally, he is a proud member of the Rabbinical Council of America and sits on the board of "Elijah's Journey", an organization that raises suicide awareness and understanding in the Jewish community. Rabbi Welton is the former Rabbi of The Hampton Synagogue and can be reached at www.RabbiWelton.com.

ARTICLES BY: Levi Welton

September 11, 2019 6:30 am

Stop Picking on the Chassidim

The Orthodox Jewish community of New York is under attack. In just a few days,  a 63-year-old Chassidic grandfather was beaten with a brick, another was...

August 9, 2019 4:00 pm

Stop Using Religion to Cloak Your Homophobia

Recently, a lot of people have been asking me for my thoughts on the Torah and the LGBT community. The reality is that mainstream Orthodoxy...

April 29, 2019 1:23 pm

The Real Israel: A Country That Keeps on Giving

Despite having a population of just 8.5 million people -- and a landmass six times smaller than New York -- Israel has blossomed from what...

September 30, 2018 9:01 am

We Must Stop Demonizing Political Opponents and Seek Out Different Opinions

This week, President Trump explicitly backed a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and announced that within three months, his administration will finally unveil its peace plan for the...

August 23, 2018 6:50 am

Fight Jewish Stereotypes by Sanctifying God’s Name

In the summer of 1966, Stephen Carter, who is today a prestigious law professor at Yale, moved with his family to a new neighborhood in...

February 19, 2017 7:19 am

Donald Trump Should Buy a Suit From This Holocaust Survivor

Although it seems trivial to critique the clothing of a politician, GQ, Stephen Colbert and even a tailor from London all recently commented on President Donald Trump's fashion acumen. Thus, in the...


Top This? Presidential Candidates Get Covered in Yiddishkeit

JNS.org - Along with giving out kipot to put on one’s head, Marc Daniels, a published author and the director...

Birthright’s Excel Program Gets High Marks All Around

JNS.org - “It’s so much more.” That’s the mantra of the 54 Jewish young adults from across North America who...


Trump Says Looks Like Iran Was Behind Saudi Oil Attacks

US President Donald Trump on Monday said it looked like Iran was behind attacks on oil plants in Saudi Arabia over the weekend that raised fears of a fresh Middle East conflict,...


Israeli Checkout-Free Technology Startup Trigo Raises $22 Million

Trigo, an Israeli startup whose technology allows customers to automatically check out in grocery stores, said on Monday it raised $22 million in an early stage funding round, bringing funds raised...

Middle East

Palestinian Terrorist Group Mocked After Downing ‘Israeli’ Drone in Gaz...

JNS.org - Social media in the Gaza Strip was in an uproar on Monday after it was reported the day...


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