"I am a Jew, and one who believes in the coming of the Messiah, but I am far more interested in making the world messianic – peaceful, plentiful and teeming with life, than I am with the question of when the Messiah will actually arrive..."
"‘Big Hats and bigger opinions, she knew ‘This woman’s place is in the House—the House of Representatives,’ Rabbi Ruth Abusch-Magder tweeted on May 2, the launch day for Jewish Women’s Archive’s ‘#jwapedia: Tweeting the Encyclopedia’ project.
"To experience the complete wonder of contemporary Israeli food you might have to get on a plane, but if you want to bring home a bit of the flavor for Israeli Independence Day today, consider this short list..."
"...Like so much of what the President has done regarding Israel, the words are all right, (the unbreakable bond between our two nations, the necessity to pursue peace for the security of our two nations and that of the world, etc.) but it doesn’t quite “sing”..."
Rabbi Brad Hirschfield joins Fox News LIVE to discuss the controversy over celebrating Bin Laden’s death.
Brad Hirschfield talks about the death of Bin Laden and our reaction to it.
"...There has to be a difference between innocent victims of crime, whether here or in Israel. If we do make that distinction, are we not succumbing to the murderers’ claim that both soldiers and civilians are “legitimate targets”? If we mourn terror victims and fallen soldiers together, do we not blur a line which should remain clear and bright regardless of politics and policy?..."
"...That kind of manipulation, not only violates the terms under which the White House makes such images available to the press, but suggests some real problems with the paper and it’s readership which presumably supports such manipulation..."
"...But our relationships with those commandments, like our relationships with our parents, can themselves become hollow routines that fail to inspire and evoke our best behavior. That's where the brilliance of Mother's Day comes in..."
Rabbi Brad Hirschfield discusses the controversy over celebrating Bin Laden’s death with Mario Solis Marich.