Audio: Rebutting Our Detractors: Gates and Erdogan and Derech Eretz

Rebutting Our Detractors: The US's Robert Gates and Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Derech Eretz.
9/8/2011, 1:00 PM

A7 Radio's "The Derech Eretz Show" with Rabbi Elan Adler
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Former US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates calls Netanyahu an "ungrateful ally" while Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan says Israel is a "spoiled child." Elan responds, plus some Derech Eretz ideas about self-nurturing.

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Rabbi Elan Adler served as a pulpit Rabbi for 25 years in Stamford, Ct and Baltimore, Md prior to making aliyah in 2010. Rabbi Adler received his Smicha from Yeshiva University, had the privilege of being an aide to Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik for two years, was an activist Rabbi in support of Israel and aliyah, and served as the President of the Baltimore Board of Rabbis. During his tenure as a Rabbi, he was known for being an engaging speaker and teacher, never failing to make easy connections with Jewish people as well as the non-Jewish and African American community. While serving congregations, he was appreciated for being welcoming, embracing of all people, and bringing congregants closer to their Jewish heritage. For more information on Rabbi Adler visit
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