The Need for an American National Identity

By Rabbi Aryeh Spero Many were elated and approved President Trump’s July speech in Warsaw, Poland acknowledging the central role Western civilization plays in defining who we are and what we believe. Our freedom and survival depend on defending it, he said. Beyond that, he celebrated Western civilization as something extraordinary: “What we’ve inherited from […]

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President Trump Rises Far Above His Peers

December 6, 2017 — Rabbi Aryeh Spero released the following statement today: “In today’s announcement by President Trump declaring Jerusalem as the capital of Israel we are witness to a moment rising above politics and statesmanship to one of epic and historic proportions. “Like King Cyrus a millennium ago, President Trump has issued a proclamation: […]

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Trump’s Immigration Policy Represents Genuine, Moral and Responsible Leadership

By Rabbi Aryeh Spero President Trump has issued a modified version of his previous immigration policy Executive Order that was stalled a month ago by a lower-level federal judge in the state of Washington. Mr. Trump has been under relentless attack from those on the left against his efforts to limit immigration from terrorist-producing areas […]

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Americanism Is an Admirable and Safe Form of Nationalism

      By Rabbi Aryeh Spero Throughout this presidential campaign we’ve heard many liberals and neo-conservatives wail against the nationalism espoused by Donald Trump and condemn how nationalism still resonates among tens of millions of regular Americans. Elitists and media messengers likewise express horror when Mr. Trump announces that in all matters, be they […]

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