Why Rabbi Weiss is wrong on Christian worship at Auschwitz

From the news media: On the eve of Pope Francis’s visit to Auschwitz, a US rabbi has called on him to remove a Catholic church from the premises of the Nazi death camp. The letter sent from Rabbi Avi Weiss, national president of AMCHA-Coalition for Jewish Concerns. Weiss says the presence of the church atContinue reading “Why Rabbi Weiss is wrong on Christian worship at Auschwitz”

Cherishing special relations with God, the Jews have to nurture special relations with the Christians

Yes, Christians did not treat the Jews nicely or fairly in the historic past. We the Jews remember the calamities of our Christian-led expulsion from many countries such as Spain, Portugal, England, and France. We remember our Christian-led pogroms in the Tsarist Russia. We have survived all those calamities with the hope that someday theContinue reading “Cherishing special relations with God, the Jews have to nurture special relations with the Christians”

We cannot mitigate the force of antisemitism if we wrongly define its roots

Recently I have addressed this subject in a post “The rabbi is wrong on the roots of anti-Semitism”. However, the newly revealed acts of anti-Semitism in Europe moved me to address this subject again. From the news media: Writing in The Telegraph on 3rd May, the Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis addresses the problem of anti-Semitism onContinue reading “We cannot mitigate the force of antisemitism if we wrongly define its roots”

Questions for Israel’s Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef

From the Israeli news media: Israel’s Sephardic Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef said that non-Jews should not live in the Land of Israel if they do not abide by a set of seven laws mandated by Judaism.  “According to Jewish law, gentiles should not live in the Land of Israel,” Yosef said Saturday in a sermon.Continue reading “Questions for Israel’s Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef”

At AIPAC Policy Conference 2016 – Donald Trump is the best for Israel

After all presidential contenders have spoken at AIPAC conference, it is clear only Donald Trump has a strategic vision that, while improving the leading role of the USA in the Judeo-Christian world, can significantly benefit the State of Israel. It is easy to see if we compare the ideas on USA-Israel collaboration presented at theContinue reading “At AIPAC Policy Conference 2016 – Donald Trump is the best for Israel”

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