Jews are changing by “God’s design”, not disappearing as some rabbis proclaim

Your assessment of the future of American and Israeli Jewry depends on how you define the Jewish identity. If you define it, as traditional rabbis are doing, by being born to a sort of halakhic Jewish family, the future is bleak. Indeed, the Jewish majority in America and Israel is increasingly being born to non-halakhicContinue reading “Jews are changing by “God’s design”, not disappearing as some rabbis proclaim”

We cannot defeat terrorism if we disconnect ideology from religion

From the news media: UK Prime-Minister Theresa May says that the recent [terrorist] attacks are connected in one important sense. They are bound together by the single, evil ideology of Islamist extremism that preaches hatred, sows division, and promotes sectarianism. It is an ideology that claims our Western values of freedom, democracy and human rightsContinue reading “We cannot defeat terrorism if we disconnect ideology from religion”

Phenomenon of Trump’s antagonists explained 

This phenomenon can be seen in how the chief Trump’s antagonists characterize his personality, his election victory and his governing actions.   Senator Schumer: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer urged President Trump to give transcripts of his meeting with Russian officials and announced that he would oppose most of Trump’s Cabinet appointees.   Congresswoman Pelosi:Continue reading “Phenomenon of Trump’s antagonists explained “

Phenomenon of Trump explained

  Phenomenon of Trump that may make him one of the greatest American presidents could be clearly seen (of course, by an unbiased and not ideologically blinded person) from Trump’s The Art of the Deal, Make America Great Again, Drain the Swamp and Riyadh-Jerusalem-Vatican inauguration.   The Art of the Deal as applied to dealsContinue reading “Phenomenon of Trump explained”

God made all of us capable to understand His guidance – not only the rabbis 

  It seems to me, something is missing in this sermon.   From a sermon by Rabbi Sacks:   Judaism identified three distinct moral sensibilities each of which has its own voice and vocabulary. They are [1] the ethics of the king, [2] the ethics of the priest and fundamentally, [3] the ethics of theContinue reading “God made all of us capable to understand His guidance – not only the rabbis “

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