Rafael Castro

Open letter to the Jewish People

Jews have spread many revolutionary and ideological messages in the past. The irony cannot be missed that all these ideologies turned against Judaism., 3/31/2019, 12:08 PM

Western nations should emulate Israel’s Law of Return

The law reflects the fact that societies are stronger and healthier when they gravitate around a shared value-system., 2/14/2019, 5:00 PM

Anti-Zionism is to blame

Refuting every anti-Israel slander is a losing game., 2/7/2019, 10:03 PM

Is an Islamic Reformation possible?

Christianity went through a Reformation in the 16th century. Can Islam do the same in the 21st? , 1/29/2019, 7:48 AM

The Reform Movement sabotages the Jewish-Gentile symbiosis

The Reform Movement has turned most Diaspora Jews into ethical monotheists - that is, Noahides., 1/8/2019, 12:36 AM

Is Islamic anti-Zionism comparable to Nazi anti-Semitism?

The fact Hamas would rather starve the children of Gaza than coexist with a Jewish neighbor epitomizes the degree to which Jew-hatred is a paramount value in the contemporary Islamic World., 12/14/2018, 7:00 AM

Open letter to the President of the Conference of European Rabbis

Bigotry is not what drives European right wing parties today. In fact, the worldview of these parties is motivated by the same values that motivate right-wing Zionism., 12/5/2018, 9:06 AM

Islam's willing executioners: The Asia Bibi travesty

The story of Asia Bibi leads to some tough questions which should make honest and intelligent readers reflect on the state of our mainstream discourse about Islam., 11/25/2018, 9:30 AM

Jews should study Islam, not hate it

It is not Hamas’ rockets which we should fear, but politicians and intellectuals with an Islamic agenda., 11/19/2018, 11:36 PM

Why most US Jews could vote Republican in the 2026 midterm elections

The lavish expansion of welfare schemes hurting upwardly-mobile professionals will bring the bulk of Jewish middle-aged professionals to vote conservative., 11/5/2018, 6:19 AM

The elusive Moderate Muslims

Moderate Muslims belong to four main categories: the non-practicing, the textual cherry-pickers, the impostors, and the brave., 10/21/2018, 9:45 AM

Nazi Ethics in the 21st century?

We would like to believe that the Nazi ethos was buried under the ruins of Europe in 1945. Unfortunately, this is not the case., 9/16/2018, 9:49 AM

Why I regret having supported alternative definitions of 'marriage'

A look at the LGBT liberation movement shows that human rights are not the issue. , 8/2/2018, 7:18 AM

The Chosen People and anti-Semitism

Most Jews are unable to adequately explain the concept of Jewish election to outsiders. Most Gentiles think Jews feel they are better than others because G-d chose them., 7/5/2018, 3:42 PM

Europe must pay for its appeasement of Iran

Northern European leaders are the spineless leaders of pampered populations hostile to Israel. Israel must approach them with that in mind., 6/15/2018, 12:17 PM

Nations are not airport lounges

Multiculturalism is the antithesis of a common ideology keeping a country together., 6/4/2018, 10:01 AM

The Holocaust did not legitimize Zionism

If international public opinion does not understand that Jews deserved Jerusalem and Tel Aviv in 1933 no less than in 1948, it will infer that Zionism owes its legitimacy to Hitler.  , 5/22/2018, 7:11 PM