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Entries by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach from 07/2012

Israel's Least Appreciated Prime Minister

| Posted 07.01.2012 | World

I'm not sure which is sadder, that Yitzhak Shamir died or that people didn't really know that he was still alive. For Shamir certainly was Israel's least appreciated Prime Minister amid presiding over some of the state's greatest achievements. He kept the people safe.

Patriotic Necessity Leads to American Invention: A Fourth of July Reflection

| Posted 07.03.2012 | Huffington Post

And the necessity of taming the American wilderness bred a rugged American pioneering spirit that even today remains the envy of the world.

An Open Letter to Congressman Pascrell on School Choice and Vouchers

| Posted 07.09.2012 | New York
Read More: New York News

Rather than seeing towns in our district jack up real estate taxes more and more just to afford out-of-control education costs we could jointly advocate school vouchers that would cost about half the public school bill per child, and arguably give kids a better education.

Why a Jewish Democratic Leader Attacked Sheldon Adelson

| Posted 07.10.2012 | Politics

Ordinarily, an attack by a political hack of one party about a mega-contributor to another would not merit comment. But what made David Harris' vitriol most unfortunate was that it was one Jew deriding the two foremost private supporters of Jewish identity in the entire world: the Adelsons.