Tag: Israel-Diaspora Relations

Remembering three relevant and very different Anglo rabbis: The elevated expositions of Rabbi Sacks, the beautiful teachings of Rabbi Carlebach, and the angry warnings of Rabbi Kahane.
On the eve of Succot, the festival of rejoicing, there is an obligation, I think, to eschew negativity and instead to bask in Israel’s national blessings. I offer here a buoyant evaluation.
A tribute to Rabbi Dr. Ambassador Yaacov Herzog on his 50th yahrzeit: "There is something unique about the Jews in the history of mankind, ‘a people that dwells alone,’ and so long as the world agrees, it cannot deny the right of Jews to this land.”
When the going gets tough… the tough get going. When this country is under attack, Israel’s friends need to be more determined than ever to defend it.
Nothing short of a deep commitment to traditional Jewish ritual practice will lead to a revitalization of Jewish life in America and create a basis for recovery in Diaspora-Israel relations.
The pious spiritual claptrap that characterized J Street's first policy conference in Washington was both a conceit and a cover for an agenda which seeks to create American pressure on Israel. It certainly did not fool the American Muslim leaders who spoke at the conference. They know and appreciate exactly what J Street is up to.
David M. Weinberg is a think tank director, columnist and lobbyist who is a sharp critic of Israel’s detractors and of post-Zionist trends in Israel. Read more »
A passionate speaker, David M. Weinberg lectures widely in Israel, the U.S. and Canada to Jewish and non-Jewish audiences. He speaks on international politics and Middle East strategic affairs, Israeli diplomacy and defense strategy, intelligence matters and more. Click here to book David Weinberg as a speaker

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