The Failure of Jewish Universalism

The never-ending push by numerous Jews to universalize all aspects and rituals of Judaism is shortchanging and endangering the Jewish people. Hermann Cohen was an influential German Jewish philosopher who felt there was no distinction between being Jewish and a citizen of the world because the purpose of the Jew was to sacrifice his “parochial” […]

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Guest Commentary: Trump’s Temperament Ideally Suited to the Times

By Bruce Abramson and Jeff Ballabon Newsmax, Monday, 12 Jun 2017 With discredited former FBI Director James Comey’s self-serving testimony highlighting a handful of things that he claims the president said, far too many commentators have retreated to their default positions. Democrats, who insult President Trump as easily as they breathe, simply played to form. […]

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Trump, the Pope, and the Bible

In response to Donald Trump’s call for constructing a wall at our southern border so as to stem the illegal migrations into our country, Pope Francis indicated that Mr. Trump is “not a Christian,” since, as the pope says, “Christians build bridges, not walls.” As a rabbi, it is not for me to decide what […]

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