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Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer

News and updates about Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer

Of course there Is no 'Palestinian' People or Arab “Palestine.”

The dizzying repetition of that Big Lie for so many decades causes people who should know better to speak of a “Two-State Solution.” Op-ed.

Of course there Is no 'Palestinian' People or Arab “Palestine.”

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The price of Likud not running serious presidential candidates

Now we have a guy who literally was the head of the Left-wing Labor Party for years and years, now posing as a political neutral. Op-ed.

 The price of Likud not running serious presidential candidates

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You see, here's the new problem

If the coalition capitulates on judicial reform now, other than cosmetic compromises, the putsch will not stop with judicial reform. Op-ed.

You see, here's the new problem

A reasonable solution to the Judicial Reform debate

I do not compromise on any matter of principle ever, no matter the personal cost, but I do on non-principle matters for practicality. Op-ed.

A reasonable solution to the Judicial Reform debate

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The real ones to blame for the rioting in Huwara

The ones who must do a severe cheshbon hanefesh — introspection — are those in Likud. They wring their hands and do nothing. Op-ed.

The real ones to blame for the rioting in Huwara

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My past pulpit taught me about judicial reform and sovereignty

Once the changes are implemented and prove worthwhile, no one will be able to0 imagine living without them. Op-ed.

My past pulpit taught me about judicial reform and sovereignty

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Ilhan Omar, Chair of House Marital Affairs Committee

She is a disgrace to America, even if one Congressional district is populated by a majority of Jew haters who can overlook in-breeding.Op-ed

Ilhan Omar, Chair of House Marital Affairs Committee

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Brazen hypocrisy in our politics corrodes the national soul

The risk is when corruption and brazen hypocrisy aggregate to supersede right and wrong. That is happening in the US and Israel. Op-ed.

 Brazen hypocrisy in our politics corrodes the national soul

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Death penalty, expel family, build 'settlements', destroy houses

We all know the background issues, so let’s just get to some "reasonable" (that word is meant for the Supreme Court) ideas.Op-ed.

Death penalty, expel family, build 'settlements', destroy houses

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The Left’s brazen hypocrisy, from the Courts to free elections

Israel’s system is more like that of the democratic UK than that of America because the UK was the guide for Israel's statehood.Op-ed.

The Left’s brazen hypocrisy, from the Courts to free elections

Hmm. A Conservative Temple stopped saying the Prayer for Israel

It really is insane.They cannot stand that Israel’s voters opted for a Jewish government with Jewish values, abandoning wokeism. Op-ed.

Hmm. A Conservative Temple stopped saying the Prayer for Israel

A Hanukkah Carol

From the ghost of Hanukkah past all the way to the ghost of Hanukkah future, an American Jew has a look at American Jewry today Story.

A Hanukkah Carol

On Hanukkah, my 2006 appendix, and the High Kohen

This hilarious story took place "in the days of Matisyahu..." - but which one? Op-ed.

On Hanukkah,  my 2006 appendix, and the High Kohen

Hanukkah and Judea-Samaria: On goggles and thumbprints

The miracles with His thumbprint are there to see; you just need the goggles. Op-ed.

Hanukkah and Judea-Samaria: On goggles and thumbprints

Brittney Griner represents the "Best of America"?

If Biden et al regard Griner as among the best of them, they demonstrate that they view their constituency with the utmost contempt. Op-ed.

Brittney Griner represents the "Best of America"?

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On Trump, Kanye, Biscuit, Jews and dinners

Trump is a true philo-semite, as proven below, but he runs into trouble because of behvioral flaws he must, correct. Op-ed

On Trump, Kanye, Biscuit, Jews and dinners

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On Kanye West: Ehr Iz Meshiggeh

How respond to someone who insults you? It depends. How deep was the insult? How dangerous? Will it cause a conflict you don't need? Op-ed.

On Kanye West: Ehr Iz Meshiggeh

Who is the real threat to democracy?

Remembering the days when the Left ran Israel with a strong arm 1948-1977. Not exactly democracy as we define it. Op-ed.

Who is the real threat to democracy?

Israel's Dreidl-Amoeba-Stones election

Amoeba's multiply by dividing. The Israeli left and Arab parties seem not to be amoebas. Let that be a lesson.Op-ed.

Israel's Dreidl-Amoeba-Stones election

The Real Israelis who elected Ben-Gvir

Itamar Ben-Gvir is a perfectly worthy MK, and he is as qualified to be a cabinet minister as is any other party head or co-head. Op-ed.

The Real Israelis who elected Ben-Gvir

How can a caring Israeli Jew not vote at all on November 1?

For centuries Jews were denied the right to vote. In Israel today the power to decide Jewish fate lies primarily in Jewish hands.Vote!Op-ed.

 How can a caring Israeli Jew not vote at all on November 1?

In support of Smotrich and Ben Gvir

Are you as sick-and-tired as I am about how the Left smears MK Itamar Ben Gvir? Op-ed.

In support of Smotrich and Ben Gvir

Living with a lung transplant

For me, I now am on borrowed time, enabled to serve G-d longer, to fulfill more Torah commandments, to teach Torah. Op-ed

Living with a  lung transplant

What the letter B says on Woke "Compassion" and “Open Orthodoxy”

Arrogantly advocates expect to change 3,300 years of Judaism to accommodate a generation of brazen immorality and virtue signalers. Op-ed.

What the letter B says on Woke "Compassion" and “Open Orthodoxy”

Lapid's foolish but irrelevant UN speech

More than 60 percent of Israelis now oppose a “two-state solution” and Lapid is an interim PM. Op-ed

Lapid's foolish but irrelevant UN speech

The Matan Kahana miracle

Authoritative rabbinic leaders and Chief Rabbis from everywhere asked him to drop the conversion reforms, but he refused. Op-ed..

The Matan Kahana miracle

If I forget thee O Jerusalem...

Napoleon:'If the Jews are still crying after so many hundreds of years, I am certain the Temple will one day be rebuilt.' And it will be.

If I forget thee O Jerusalem...

Abortion sounds so much more soothing than “Infanticide”

Support for abortion is not a “Jewish value." Judaism forbids abortion at will and observant Jews consult with a rabbi.in each case. Op-ed.

Abortion sounds so much more soothing than “Infanticide”

Why Mahmoud Abbas will never live to see "Two States"

Biden and Abbas can talk about a Two-State Solution until their faces turn blue. So can some Israeli politicians.It will never happen.Op-ed.

Why Mahmoud Abbas will never live to see "Two States"

On guns and Democrats

Schumer, how would you like if someone tried to reap your whirlwind? Op-ed.

On guns and Democrats

The campus wars against the Jews

With an entire globe from which to choose, they pinpoint the Jews — only the Jews. The one country in the world with a Jewish majority.Op-ed

The campus wars against the Jews

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Death Penalty

It seems that it is insufficient to destroy the families’ houses. Additional steps are urgently needed, the death penalty among them.Op-ed.

Death Penalty

Like Amichai Chikli, I too am a proud Yamina defector

I was sure Bennett would keep his promise not to go with the left and Arabs and told my friends to vote Yamina. OP-ed..

Like Amichai Chikli, I too am a proud Yamina defector

It would have been enough - the Biden-Pelosi-AOC legacy

As we wait for the Biden-Pelosi-AOC-Democrat nightmare to pass over, we use the famous Passover song to write a lamentation. Op-ed.

It would have been enough - the Biden-Pelosi-AOC legacy

America's privileged characters, what was once the American Way

Where we don't need the best, like US Vice Pres. or Supreme Court, we can set aside a spot for a Black woman, not in the NFL or NBA. Op-ed.

America's privileged characters, what was once the American Way

We do not cherry-pick or forum-shop Judaic minority opinions

Matan Kahana argues to adopt completely unacceptable minority viewpoints as the Judaic law of the land. Op-ed.

We do not cherry-pick or forum-shop Judaic minority opinions

The green goggles of faith and Min.Kahana’s conversion proposals

Every legal system engenders cogent minority viewpoints from great scholars. But we do not light 8 candles the 1st night of Chanukah.Op-ed.

The green goggles of faith and Min.Kahana’s conversion proposals

Trump knew how to handle Putin, while Biden has no clue

Putin played by rules of international comity throughout the Trump years. Biden came in and the house of cards came crashing down.Op-ed.

Trump knew how to handle Putin, while Biden has no clue

AOC once again proves her idiocy and Jew-Hatred

Heckled on a campaign stop, she responds with incendiary anti-Semitic falsehoods.When asked, she cannot explain her anti-Israel animus.Op-ed

AOC once again proves her idiocy and Jew-Hatred

30 bottom lines on Min, Matan Kahana's "Conversion Reforms”

With Jewish lineage chaos beyond control in the US , the Chief Rabbinate is the unifying force for maintaining Jewish authenticity, Op-ed

30 bottom lines on Min, Matan Kahana's "Conversion Reforms”

Thanks, Whoopi! Holocaust Education Is mostly counter-productive

Shoah education proposes that Jews are easiest to murder without payback, and it makes Jewish youngsters want to escape that fate. Op-ed.

Thanks, Whoopi! Holocaust Education Is mostly counter-productive

When a Rabbi like me hears about an attack on Jews

I am a humanitarian, but I am no liberal. When someone attacks Jews violently, I want him dead — on the spot. Op-ed.

When a Rabbi like me hears about an attack on Jews

Why no one on either side will miss Roe v. Wade

The abortion issue is obfuscated by false 'facts', arcane arguments and msm mendacious meddling. It is time to get some perspective, Op-ed.

Why no one on either side will miss Roe v. Wade

Breyer's retirement Is OK

When a Supreme Court tilts too far to one side, that bias promotes extreme reactions born of hopelessness. Sa'ar, are you listening? Op-ed

Breyer's retirement Is OK

No, a Chief Rabbi is not a government clerk

If a Chief Rabbi, amid a conversion dispute, says he will not certify certain standards as a matter of conscience, I stand with him. Op-ed.

No, a Chief Rabbi is not a government clerk

So now the Negev also Is part of "Palestine"

Watch:No..2 of the northern Islamic movement does not bat an eyelash as he says that “the Negev is an inseparable part of Palestine.” Op-ed.

So now the Negev also Is part of "Palestine"

An open letter to the Hon. MK Mansour Abbas, head of Ra'am

Arafat only got to start intifadas. You actually get the deciding vote in the Knesset on who is a Jew. This is what is at stake.Op-ed

An open letter to the Hon. MK Mansour Abbas, head of Ra'am

The Haredi community's moment of awakening

That moment of awakening is no different from the moment Modern Orthodoxy realized it must deal with sexual abuse. Opinion.

The Haredi community's moment of awakening

Chomesh now Is consecrated Jewish Land

Are Judea and Samaria capable of being private Arab land? And supposing yes in the case of Homesh, what can a government do? Opinion.

Chomesh now Is consecrated Jewish Land

If they tear down the Chomesh Yeshiva

It no longer matters if the Chomesh “settlement” or “community” or yeshiva was set up “legally” or “illegally.” That story is over. Op-ed.

If they tear down the Chomesh Yeshiva

Unintended results of Min. Matan Kahana's conversion plan

We will find US halakhic authorities in RCA and OU subjecting Israeli converts coming to the US to lineage investigations. And worse. Op-ed

Unintended results of Min. Matan Kahana's conversion plan

Unintended consequences of the Conversion Authority changes

Why Matan Kahana's proposals for changing Conversion Authority will severely rupture Israel's relations with World Jewry. Opinion.

Unintended consequences of the Conversion Authority changes

When is enough, enough? On the anti-marriage battle

How much do normative citizens and parents have to take from threatening and abusive proponents of LGBTQ+? Opinion.

When is enough, enough? On the anti-marriage battle

Jesse Smollett, Criminal: Make America hate again

Jussie Smollett is just another liar and perjurer made by the media for TV Crime entertainment. Opinion.

Jesse Smollett, Criminal: Make America hate again

The Hannukah of fools

The lights mean that while Jews remain true to G-d and Torah, He would be there. Explain that to Kamala, Ben and Jerry, George Soros.Op-ed.

The Hannukah of fools

The media messed up on Rittenhouse -- and that messes up America

When media foist false narratives to sow social discord, or help tyranny with lies, they become the enemy of the people.Opinion.

The media messed up on Rittenhouse -- and that messes up America

LGBTQIA+ is not our cause célèbre

This article is possibly the most daring I ever have published. It is time. If the words below resonate, know you are not alone. Op-ed.

LGBTQIA+ is not our cause célèbre

The Conservative Movement is no more - it has turned Reform

The Conservative Movement now Is Reform and the Reform Movement is Unitarianism without a Messiah. It is collapsing before our eyes.Op-ed.

The Conservative Movement is no more - it has turned Reform

Youngkin, Biden, the Land of the Free and the Home of the Braves

There are so many take-aways from the Virginia and New Jersey gubernatorial elections on the night the World Series also concluded. Op-ed

Youngkin, Biden, the Land of the Free and the Home of the Braves

Must every transgression of Judaism debut on social media?

Social media posts tell details of self-defined forms of Jewish observance that it would be better to self-censor.Op-ed.

Must every transgression of Judaism debut on social media?