UN resolutions and Hanukah: legacy, promise and opportunity

  Throughout our history there have been times when it’s been illegal to be Jewish, when our land has been occupied by foreign powers who tried to force us to bow to their gods and make us forget about ours. We’ve been scattered, enslaved, accused of every evil in the world, tortured and slaughtered. There … More UN resolutions and Hanukah: legacy, promise and opportunity

Restoring honor to America: with malice toward none, charity for all and firmness in right

Two weeks ago I found myself in Washington DC, standing on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. Contemplating but not silent, the 19 foot tall form of Lincoln looks out through the columns of the temple where his memory is enshrined, towards the towering monument honoring the father of the nation, George Washington. This was the … More Restoring honor to America: with malice toward none, charity for all and firmness in right

This is leadership: Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, President of Egypt

The President of Egypt, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is displaying a stunning example of leadership. This has largely been ignored. I wonder why. Maybe it has something to do with who stands in contrast… In 2011, enraptured with the idea of the “Arab Spring,” Mr. Obama pushed President Mubarak out of office, enabling the Muslim Brotherhood to … More This is leadership: Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, President of Egypt