N.J. rabbis make final plea to Congress to kill Iran deal

assetContentWASHINGTON — With the Capitol dome behind them, hundreds of Orthodox rabbis gathered Wednesday as Rabbi Shmuel Goldin of Congregation Ahavath Torah in Englewood sounded the shofar, the ram’s horn heard in synagogue during the Jewish high holidays that begin Sunday evening. Golden’s blasts this time were not a call to worship but a call to… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: September 9th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Congress, Iran, Obama, Obama Administration | Tags: , , | Comments Off on N.J. rabbis make final plea to Congress to kill Iran deal

Obama Muzzles American Jews

By David Wanetick

david_wanetickDuring the same week that his administration diluted the commitments required from newly naturalized Americans, President Obama in word and deed baited the scorning of American Jews. Let’s take a look at these issues one at a time.

On July 21, 2015, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services modified its naturalization policy to allow immigrants to become citizens while refraining from committing to military service if the country called upon them. With the stroke of a pen, the standards and obligations for becoming an American were lowered. Maybe the intention was to foster a bigger melting pot. A melting pot, the administration would like us to believe, where all Americans will be treated equally. A melting pot where no religious or ethnic group will be the target of government invective and stereotypes. A melting pot where no group will have its, even heretofore higher standards of, loyalty to the United States questioned solely as a function of their religious convictions.

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Posted: July 26th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Opinion | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments »