Hollywood in Search of Purpose

From the thunderous applause and ovation received by Al Gore at the Oscars, one would have thought he was an aging actor who had finally received a long-awaited award for best actor. He wasn’t.Instead, what Gore provided for Hollywood and its members in the audience was validation. He made them feel good about themselves. So […]

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President Bush Ambushed by Malicious ‘Comedian’ at Correspondents’ Dinner

Revulsion is the emotion that best describes the feeling I and others felt while watching a malicious comedian blindside George Bush with unrelenting attacks. The President and Mrs. Bush, bowing to protocol, endured a nauseating barrage at the annual Correspondents’ Dinner this past Saturday night at the star-studded event of 2,700 at the Washington Hilton. […]

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This American Rabbi Values Christmas

It is once again Holiday Season, so the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is back working the courts as the Grinch to steal Christmas. Not content with dismantling from public venues evocative and inspiring nativity scenes, the ACLU is determined to eradicate altogether any public reference to Christmas as an American holiday. In Covington, Ga., […]

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Judeo-Christianity Girds America

Even before the United States formally declared itself a nation, it resonated and inhered exceptional national characteristics: liberty; individualism; capitalism; opportunity; productivity; strong institutions; stability. This instantaneous greatness bespoke a founding ethos, something concrete, not something haphazardly evolved. It is the “something” that makes America unique, so capable and workable. The guiding ethos upon which […]

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