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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...

Culture

Netflix to Change Nazi Guard Documentary After Polish Complaint

Netflix said on Thursday it would make changes to maps in a documentary that showed German Nazi death camps inside...

US Director Quentin Tarantino and Israeli Wife Daniella Pick Rent House in Tel Aviv

American filmmaker Quentin Tarantino and his wife, Israeli singer and model Daniella Pick,...

Features

How to Fight the Cultural BDS Movement

One of the good things about the bad times of today is that people are not staying silent about rising...

‘New Hope’ in Fight Against Tay-Sachs Disease

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School are touting a possible breakthrough in the fight against Tay-Sachs disease, a...

World

Jewish Historic Sites in Venice At Risk as Floodwater Rises in Historic Ita...

Jewish institutions in Italy reported on Friday that the catastrophic flooding in Venice had impacted many of the city's sites...

Israel

Israel Says It Is Probing ‘Harm to Civilians’ From Deadly Gaza ...

Israel's military said on Friday it was investigating "harm caused to civilians" from an air strike it carried out in...

Middle East

Lebanon’s Safadi Agrees to Be Next PM Amid Economic Crisis: Bassil

Mohammad Safadi, a former finance minister, has agreed to be Lebanon's prime minister if he wins the support of leading parties, Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil said on Friday. The consensus on...

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