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I had my meeting with the Pope today at his Wednesday audience. Let me first give you an idea of the setting. There were approximately fifteen thousand people from all over the world gathered in St. Peter’s Square speaking an […]

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Since the public announcement of my upcoming meeting with Pope Benedict this Wednesday at the Vatican, courtesy of my friend Gary Krupp, many of my close Jewish friends have expressed not approval but disappointment. ‘They blamed the pedophile priest scandal […]

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I was horrified to hear that there were South African Jews objecting to Judge Richard Goldstone attending his grandson’s bar mitzvah. Blocking a fellow Jew, let alone a grandfather, from a family’s religious celebration because of his opinions on Israel […]

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According to Frank Rich of the New York Times, Wall Street is a bigger threat to the United States than Al Qaida. It’s an exaggeration, of course, but conveys the degree to which some of the smartest people in the […]

At middle age I have come to accept my limitations. Although I like to have an opinion on almost everything, I am conscious of the fact that I am not a legal scholar and do not understand all the complexities […]

A Fallible Pope, an Imperfect Church By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach The only institution worse at PR than Israel is the Catholic Church. Never in my life have I seen such a formidable world power handle a crisis more catastrophically than […]

When it came to protecting the right of the Libyan Ambassador to the UN living immediately next door to me in Englewood, my Democratic Congressman, Steve Rothman, found his voice, issuing a three page press release about a deal he […]

When asked about Lindsey Lohan and Jesse James Rabbi Shmuley Boteach said the following: On Lindsey Lohan Rabbi Shmuley commented:  “It is absolutely a tragedy to watch a young women who is kind hearted and talented implode before our very eyes. While the news […]

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