GSA vs. Secret Service: Which is Greater Abuse of Public Trust? April 24, 2012

Brad Hirschfield joins Stuart Varney to look at the GSA and Secret Service scandals and compare which was the greater betrayal of public trust.

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Varney & Co.,
From Fox Business, 4/23/12

Should the Rich Pay More Taxes? April 24, 2012

Is government spending our money wisely? Brad Hirschfield joins Charles Payne to talk about the tax issue, accountability, and our lack of trust in government. Listen...

Payne Nation, (Sun Broadcast), 4/17/12
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Disruptive Innovation 2.0 April 23, 2012

Irwin Kula and Craig Hatkoff, of the Tribeca Film Festival, discuss how to identify and unleash disruptive potential across a broad spectrum of human endeavor, from business and finance to religion and the arts, at The Economist's "Ideas Economy: Innovation 2012" event in Berkeley, California. View...

From The Ideas Economy, 3/28/12, sponsored by The Economist

Brad Hirschfield on the Betrayal of Public Trust April 23, 2012

Brad Hirschfield joins Jim Bohannon to talk about the GSA and Secret Service scandals, government waste, and the betrayal of public trust. Listen...

The Jim Bohannon Show on Westwood One, 4/19/12

How to Spot One of Us, Poems for Yom Hashoah April 19, 2012

"How I Knew and When
Age 8 – My father hangs upside down on a pipe that was part of a fence
that separated our street from the next. All of his change
falls from his pockets. He looks so young.
Age 15 — ‘There were one hundred and four girls
in the Israelitisch Meisjes Weeshuis orphanage in Amsterdam.
Four survived,’ my mother says...."

Brad Hirschfield on: GSA parties, not Secret Service prostitutes, betray public trust April 18, 2012

"...Not all scandals are alike, and nowhere is that more true than in the case of recent events at the General Services Administration and the Secret Service. Don’t get me wrong, neither story is anything to be proud of, but even if the worst is confirmed regarding the behavior of 11 Secret Service personnel in Cartagena, the scenarios are fundamentally different and the GSA story is far worse...."

My Neighbor’s Faith: Stories of Interreligious Encounter, Growth, and Transformation April 18, 2012

A groundbreaking new book, My Neighbor’s Faith, brings together a variety of inspiring and personal stories about the interfaith encounters of a wide range of religious leaders, intellectuals, and activists from the U.S., Europe, and the Middle East. In our rich, religiously diverse society, the book looks at how do we understand each other’s traditions, and can we learn to live together with mutual respect to create a more compassionate and just world?

Janet R. Kirchheimer at the SEPHARDIC STORY SLAM April 17, 2012

Clal Teaching Fellow and poet Janet R. Kirchheimer appeared on Dec. 27 at 8 pm at the Sephardic Music Festival’s Sephardic Story Slam. The event, held in collaboration with ISRAMERICA, took place at the Triad Theatre, 158 W. 72 St., in Manhattan.

From the GSA to the Secret Service: What do we expect from our public officials? April 17, 2012

Rabbi Brad Hirschfield responds to questions on topics of the day. Today: The GSA is under investigation for misusing public funds, and the Secret Service is in the midst of a prostitution scandal. Which is worse?

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From The Washington Post Conversations Live Q & A with Rabbi Brad Hirschfield
, 4/17/12

Celebrating the Passover and Easter Holidays April 17, 2012

Brad Hirschfield joins Father Dave to talk about spring holidays and how we celebrate them.

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Busted Halo, Sirius XM Radio 4/3/12

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