"Don’t you love it when great minds think alike? I am not referring to the five contributors to Do Jews, Christians, & Muslims Worship The Same God?, though they are great minds, and in some regards they do think alike. I refer to Robert Hunt and to myself, in that we were both struck by a particular claim made in the book by Professor Jacob Neusner..."
Rabbi Brad Hirschfield responds to questions on topics of the day. Will we go over the so-called fiscal cliff? Does either side really want to make a deal on anything other than it's own terms? Is that even a "deal"?
Brad Hirschfield joins Jim Bohannon to talk about an Israel Hamas ceasefire, the prospects for peace in the region, the distinction between Gaza and West Bank territories, and other Middle East flashpoints. Listen...
The Jim Bohannon Show on Dial Global Radio Network, 11/28/12
Rabbi Irwin Kula answers the question of why we still light the lights in remembrance of the miracle of the oil of the Hanukkah lamp that last eight days. Rabbi Kula relates that no matter how dark it is, there is always hope and light to kindle.
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Rabbi Brad Hirschfield responds to questions on topics of the day. On topic: Well, it's official — Palestine is now a non-member observer state at the United Nations. The US, Israel and a handful of other nations objected, dozens abstained, but the deal is done. The real questions are: does it matter, what does it mean and how might it effect the future of the Middle East?
Brad Hirschfield and Dennis Miller discuss the recent war in Israel against Hamas and the non-nation status of the Palestinians before the United Nations this week.
The Dennis Miller Show, 11/28/12
Megyn Kelly hosts Rabbi Brad Hirschfield, Father Jonathan Morris and Alan Colmes in a discussion of Florida Senator Marco Rubio’s remarks about Creationism.
Rabbi Brad Hirschfield responds to questions on topics of the day. The struggle over how, if at all, Christmas should be celebrated in public spaces has begun. Is there really a war on Christmas? Is there a war on public displays of any faith at all? How have the most extreme elements of both religious and atheist communities high-jacked a valuable question, and why is that bad for all of us, regardless of what we think about this one issue?
Rabbi Brad Hirschfield speaks with Lars Larson about the war in Israel and Gaza and speaks to ways to humanize the enemy in the hope that moral nations will win out. One action one can take is to learn the names of the victims on the other side.
Rabbi Brad Hirschfield talks about the current ongoing war in the Middle East. What is at issue at the moment? Do people believe that the State of Israel has a right to exist? Will the Palestinian Authority line up behind Hamas that is committed to the destruction of Israel, or will they be able to agree to secure space for both Israelis and Palestinians?