Debt talks, the budget and the problem of ‘What would Jesus do?’ July 12, 2011

"...When Mr. Rangel asks, “What would Jesus do?” or considers what Moses, Muhammad, or the Buddha would say regarding our fiscal woes, he makes a colossal and all-too-typical mistake by assuming that they would certainly agree with him..."

Jewish federation events often feature a wide range of thought leaders July 11, 2011

In a letter to the editor responding to an opinon piece entitled ‘Bolton’s insight was invaluable’ Joe Berkofsky of the Jewish Federations of North America was critical, saying "it fails to mention the other speakers at the event, who covered a broad spectrum of topics in the Jewish world. The afternoon included presentations from Jewish federation executives Steven Nasatir of Chicago and John Ruskay of New York, as well as Rabbi Irwin Kula...

Creole Cuisine Comes to Rosh Haayin -- Rabbi Hirschfield is pivotal in the kitchen July 11, 2011

"Rosh Ha’ayin [Israel] celebrated the Grand Opening of its promenade and the success was even beyond expectations. The cornerstone of the opening was the 2,000 food tastings and cooking demonstrations created by the New Orleans chefs, Israelis chefs, and volunteers including Rabbi Brad Hirschfield, Alan Franco, and countless others..."

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From Israel Food Tours

Hateful Cartoon by UN Rep. is Tragic but Not Surprising July 11, 2011

"...The cartoon published by Richard Falk, United Nations’ Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in the Palestinian Territories, is not only anti-Semitic, as charged by ADL head Abe Foxman, it is also obviously anti-American. But the worst thing about the cartoon is that it is not surprising..."

Brad Hirschfield on Lou Dobbs Tonight July 7, 2011

Brad Hirschfield joined Chris Cotter, Kevin Williamson from the National Review, and Ellis Henican, FNC Contributor, to discuss Rick Perry distancing himself from George Bush.

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Fox News, 7/6/11
From Fox Business, Lou Dobbs Tonight

Sweet Dreams July 7, 2011

"Sometimes I dream I’m the one who kills Hitler.
It’s simple. I walk up to him,
shoot him in the face, and watch his head
explode into a million
glass pieces that clink on the floor
like a Saturday morning cartoon character’s.
Except he doesn’t get back up..."

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By Janet R. Kirchheimer from The Jewish Writing Project

Drones; Casey Anthony trial; Is dogma killing the Republicans? July 7, 2011

Rabbi Brad Hirschfield responds to questions via video on topics of the day. Today: Drones; Casey Anthony trial; Is dogma killing the Republicans?

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From The Washington Post Conversations Live Q & A with Rabbi Brad Hirschfield
, 7/5/11

Chewing on Jewish Decline July 6, 2011

"‘There simply is no city in the world where Jews are more integrated, feel more comfortable, have more influence, and are more creative Jewishly and otherwise than New York City, and that includes Jerusalem and Tel Aviv,’ said Rabbi Irwin Kula, president of Clal – the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. ‘Jews remain very well organized to protect and ensure their interests, and are key cultural influentials at every level of society.’..."

Faith and Independence Day with Brad Hirschfield July 5, 2011

Rabbi Brad Hirschfield joins Fox News LIVE to discuss faith on the 4th of July.

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Fox News.com Live, 7/1/11

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Timothy Geithner and a holiday weekend: Rabbi Brad Hirschfield's ethical take on the news July 1, 2011

Rabbi Brad Hirschfield responds to questions via video on topics of the day. Today: Dominique Strauss–Kahn, Timothy Geithner and a holiday weekend.

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From The Washington Post Conversations Live Q & A with Rabbi Brad Hirschfield

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