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.
"Osama Bin Laden’s death continues to evoke celebration, both privately and publicly around the country. Crowds are still gathering in Lower Manhattan, especially near Ground Zero, and in front of the White House. But what does it mean to cheer another person’s death, even if they are a genuine enemy? Is it appropriate? Is it inevitable? Is it necessary?..."
Rabbi Irwin Kula joined Dr. Mike Newcomb to talk about the consequences of the death of Bin Laden.
Nationally syndicated — The Mike Newcomb Show, KPHX, Phoenix, AZ, 5/3/11
"Apparently, and contrary to the old adage, there really are atheists in foxholes, and in many other places in the US military. It should come as no surprise that military, like the rest of America, includes atheists and secular humanists among its ranks. More surprisingly perhaps, is a request which some of them are making..."
On May 3, Master Sergeant Keith A. Walker and Kathy Mosher, a nurse who served in Operation Desert Storm, came to Clal to present Janet R. Kirchheimer with the 261st Signal Brigade’s Certificate of Appreciation and other awards for her work with the Multi–National Forces in Baghdad in 2009. Ms. Kirchheimer helped create the special program to mark Holocaust Remembrance Day.