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A transformative July 4th - America's second best birthday to date

According to the Declaration of Independence, the founding fathers inscribed the words:

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”

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Gay Marriage

Are secular societies devoid of "virtue"?

(This is the second of two blogs on the gay rights decision by SCOTUS this week.http://clarespark.com/2015/06/27/gay-marriage-and-what-liberty-signifies/)

I was stunned to read these lines in Dan Henninger’s weekly op-ed in the… 384 more words

Culture Wars

Why Does Peter Beinart Despise Pro-Israel Jews?

by Shmuley Boteach
June 15, 2015

Peter Beinart has long had an unnatural obsession with me. To be honest, the amount of column space he’s devoted to promoting my name is something for which I should be compensating him.  80 more words

Israel & Middle East

Legendary Rabbi of England Calls for Jewish Surrender in Europe

I applaud Shmuley’s call for more muscular pro-Israel activism in Europe, but can’t help but think Rabbi Shmuley is here in America while Rabbi Sacks is in Europe — a continent under siege by anti-Israel and anti-Semitic forces. 184 more words

Israel & Middle East

Chris Christie: Barack Obama Is 'Fooling Us Again'

Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey lashed out at President Obama again last night, accusing the Democrat of “fooling” Americans as he negotiates with Iran over limiting their nuclear weapons program. 797 more words

Why I Miss George W. Bush

by Shmuley Boteach
April 28, 2015

Hearing President Bush speak on Saturday night at a Republican Jewish Coalition event in Las Vegas sent me into a reverie of nostalgia. 150 more words


"The Iran Deal Is About Restraining A Barbaric Regime": It Neither Legitimizes Nor Appeases That Regime

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, writing about Iran in the New Jersey Jewish Standard on April 1, sought to alter perspectives on that country with some speculation about race. 743 more words

Foreign Policy