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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

January 14, 2019 10:07 am

Pompeo’s Words Are Iran’s Worst Nightmare

Supporters of President Barack Obama attack President Donald Trump for reversing his predecessor’s policies. To be sure, many of Trump’s actions are debatable. But his...

January 7, 2019 9:03 am

Can Anyone Replace Nikki Haley?

Nikki Haley left her post as Ambassador to the UN on December 31, and there was a palpable sadness upon her departure. The UN had...

January 1, 2019 10:10 am

Hampton Kosher Hot Dogs at Qatar’s Bloody World Cup

The day after Christmas, Bloomberg News published an article titled, “New York Hot Dog Rabbi to Make Qatar Kosher for World Cup.” Weird. A few questions immediately presented...

December 25, 2018 9:02 am

AirBDS, the Antisemitic Bed and Breakfast

For defenders and lovers of Israel, Airbnb’s partial retraction of their discriminatory policy of de-listing Jewish homes in Judea and Samaria is cause to celebrate....

December 18, 2018 11:32 am

Israel Will Lose if Only Republicans or Democrats Can Claim to Be ‘Pro-Israel’

Many in the pro-Israel community are concerned about what might be in the Trump administration's upcoming peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians. Will it...

December 10, 2018 8:00 am

Cory Booker Refuses to Condemn Farrakhan or Iran at ADL

The death of President George H.W. Bush brought Mikhail Gorbachev back into the news. The great former Soviet leader -- who deserves immeasurable credit for...

November 26, 2018 9:46 am

Bibi, King of Israel

Beginning in the early 1990’s, when I began hosting Israel’s then-Deputy Foreign Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at Oxford, I was blown away by his passion for...

November 21, 2018 11:30 am

Are Jared and Ivanka Good for the Jews?

It’s rare that I repeat an exact headline from The New York Times, but this is the title of an actual story that appeared this...

November 12, 2018 10:16 am

Qatar Flashes Cash at Gaza While Hamas Continues Its Terror and Brutality

Gaza is in serious trouble. For nearly a year, the media been rolling out stories detailing the humanitarian crisis plaguing the Gaza Strip. The people of Gaza,...

November 7, 2018 9:23 am

Will All Democrats Finally Condemn Louis Farrakhan?

After the Pittsburgh tragedy, my good friend Bret Stephens wrote that “The blood that flowed in Pittsburgh is on [Trump’s] hands also.” Bret joined me in a...

October 29, 2018 10:17 am

Politicizing the Massacre of Eleven Pittsburgh Jews Must Stop

This past Saturday, the Jewish day of rest, a middle-aged man burst into a baby-naming service at a Pittsburgh synagogue. What followed was the deadliest...

October 22, 2018 10:09 am

For Palestinians, Selling Land to a Jew Is Punishable by Death

After the barbaric story we have all followed of Jamal Khashoggi and his horrific murder at the hands of admitted Saudi agents, we can see...

October 9, 2018 9:21 am

Qatar Goes After Pro-Israel Jews

It was the eve of Yom Kippur. I had just finished a public event in Los Angeles, when a story suddenly broke on Bloomberg News....

October 3, 2018 8:21 am

Marking Elie Wiesel’s 90th Birthday

I spent my life loving Elie Wiesel, and had the honor and pleasure of knowing him, learning from him, and working with him. I now...


Meet the Two Most Optimistic People in the Entire Middle East

“You are sitting here, probably, with the two most optimistic people probably in the entire Middle East,” says Sami Saadi,...

Places to Visit in Israel If You Really Want to Learn Its History

Are you or a family member traveling to Israel in 2019? Are you looking for something more than the average...

In New Initiative, Yad Vashem Tackles 21st Century Antisemitism - It is American teachers like Lori Fulton who, with their commitment to Holocaust education, are poised to be...


Trump Missile Defense Review Calls North Korea ‘Extraordinary Threat&...

President Donald Trump unveiled a revamped US missile defense strategy on Thursday that called North Korea an ongoing and "extraordinary threat," seven months...


Israeli Navy Rescues French Sailor Stranded in Mediterranean Sea

A French sailor stranded in the Mediterranean Sea was saved on Thursday night by the Israeli Navy, the IDF said. In a tweet on Friday, the Israeli military noted the sailor -- whose...

Middle East

Lebanon’s Foreign Minister Calls for Syria’s Return to Arab Lea...

Lebanon's Caretaker Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil called on Friday for reinstating Syria into the Arab League. "Syria should return to us ... Syria...