Jews: Canaries in the coal mine?

by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach -- If only the world had valued Jewish life, it might have saved its own skin. In both the World War II and the current global war on terror, more…

Dan Rather's apology

by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach -- The revelation that Mary Mapes, a senior producer for CBS' "60 Minutes," was involved in hooking up Joe Lockhart of the Kerry campaign with Bill Burkett, the man more…

A parent's best role:
Camp counselor

by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach -- After five summers as a camper at "Sleepaway Camp," at the tender age of 14, I became the junior counselor of my own bunk. They told me it more…

John Kerry's blood libel

by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach -- John Kerry will lose this presidential election -- guaranteed -- and it will happen because he violated one of the most important religious laws, inculcated within nearly every more…

An unexpected conversation with Michael Moore

by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach -- Who says God doesn't have a sense of humor? Readers of my columns will remember that at the Democratic National Convention, I found myself sitting a few feet more…

The tragedy of the McGreevey marriage

by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach -- A few months ago I wrote a stinging column criticizing Gov. James McGreevey for silence in the face of outrageous anti-Semitic outbreaks in New Jersey. McGreevey surprised me more…