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Entries by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach from 07/2011

Is Godlessness Dooming Britain?

| Posted 07.03.2011 | World

Britain today has become one of the most godless societies on earth. From Richard Dawkins to Christopher Hitchens, the British have cornered the market on being anti-God, at least the Christian and Jewish varieties.

The New York Times' Questions Monogamy

| Posted 07.05.2011 | Divorce

The New York Times has now devoted an ocean of ink to an idea that has been unsuccessfully argued by scores of 'experts' since the beginning of time.

Knee-Deep in the Blood-Soaked Battlefields of Europe

| Posted 07.10.2011 | World

Like any nation, there are limits to our manpower and resources. America should not have to be the world's policeman.

The Butchering of 8-Year-Old Leiby Kletzky

| Posted 07.14.2011 | Crime

Not only is Levi Aron not part of the religious Jewish family, he is not part of the human family. He is a beast of the field, a cold-blooded predator, devoid of any spark of G-d or hint of humanity. He is a man without a soul, a spiritless hominid.

The Demonization of Eric Cantor

| Posted 07.19.2011 | Politics

Attacks on Eric Cantor are gaining steam. Harry Reid called him childish. Many have portrayed him as the obstinate Republican who will destroy American credit. But for those of us who feel ripped off by a government addicted to irresponsible spending, he is a hero.

Surrounded by Christians Who Love Israel

| Posted 07.21.2011 | Religion

Evangelical Christians have emerged as Israel's most stalwart backers. They have been at the forefront of calling out President Obama for his pressure on Israel to make concessions while requiring little if anything of the Palestinians.

When Murdering Children Becomes Everyday News

| Posted 07.27.2011 | Crime

A funny thing happened to me as I surveyed all the tragedies that have filled our newspapers over the past few weeks. I discovered that I was slowly becoming inured to the murder of children and the loss of human life.