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Shmully Hecht is the Rabbinical Advisor of Shabtai; the Jewish society at Yale University. In 1997, Hecht co-founded Shabtai, which encourages its membership to become true Jewish leaders, both within their communities as well as in the business world. Hecht is published regularly by the Washington Post, New York Daily News, Yale Daily News, First Things and others.

ARTICLES BY: Shmully Hecht


May 10, 2018 10:32 am
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An Open Letter to Arthur Sulzberger

Arthur Sulzberger and The New York Times’ editorial board recently called for Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to step down. The Times made this demand not for Abbas' continued support of terrorism against...

November 23, 2011 5:35 pm
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Chomsky, Friedman and the Politics of Protests

On Oct 24, I protested a visit to Yale University by noted journalist, Thomas Friedman. After his lecture, I stood in the corner of the...

March 22, 2011 7:46 pm
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A Gift for Helen Thomas

Dear Helen, When I first heard you were in Playboy I immediately thanked G-d that I do not subscribe. Thankfully, It turns out that Playboy's new low...

March 16, 2011 2:39 pm
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An Open Letter to the Fogel Children

Dear Tamar, Roi and Yishai, We have never met but I write to you with tears in my eyes, and a sad and heavy heart that is shared by our...

February 28, 2011 1:26 pm
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A Jew is a Jew!

A friend of mine, a completely secular Jew, recently died after a long and brave struggle with cancer. Three weeks later, the non-Jewish father of...

February 21, 2011 1:05 pm
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Wiki Leaks and G-d Peeks

A dear friend, legendary Hollywood agent Bob Bookman, recently returned to New Haven to screen and discuss a movie at his alma mater, the...

Features

A Brilliant ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ in Yiddish

Why is this Fiddler different than all others? I’ll tell you. Fiddler on the Roof is arguably the most important Jewish contribution to musical theater....

Israel Gets Set to Land Its First Spacecraft on the Moon

JNS.org - "Houston, the Eagle has landed” will soon be a common refrain for Israelis. While famed entrepreneur Elon Musk sent...

The Integration Between Israeli and American Jews in New Jersey

JNS.org - Rather than a classroom setting, New Jersey middle and high school students participating in the Israeli-American Council’s (IAC)...

World

SFSU Not Planning Further Action After Professor Refuses to Remove Declarat...

San Francisco State University will not take further action to remove a post visible on an affiliated social media page that...

Israel

Israeli Knesset’s Approval of ‘Nation-State’ Law Draws Mi...

The Israeli Knesset’s passage on Thursday of controversial legislation known as the “nation-state bill” drew mixed reactions from Jewish groups...

Middle East

Pro-Assad Villages Evacuated in Deal With Syrian Insurgents

Two pro-government villages in northwestern Syria were evacuated on Thursday, state television reported, in an agreement between the Damascus government and insurgents who had laid siege to them for several...

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