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A Capital Idea

A Capital Idea

© Rabbi Robert L. Wolkoff

An astounding amount of nonsense has been written about President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Some have downplayed the decision as a mere political ploy, to shore up evangelical support for Roy Moore, or to build up support among right-wing Jews. Others have denigrated the decision based on the assumption that Trump is too ignorant, or too malevolent, to do anything right. The punditsphere has portrayed President Trump as a bumbling idiot who gave away the store and got nothing in return; or as a loose cannon, who (once again) made an impulsive decision that no one can understand. Continue reading A Capital Idea

Today is Memorial Day

Memorial Day

 

Today is Memorial Day; it is a day not for finding great buys, but it is a time to remember those who have died in the service of this country. From the American Revolution to the present many brave souls have departed this Earthly plane protecting those they loved from those who would harm them. Let us all remember that war in any form is not fun and games, it is guts, glory and hell on earth! Continue reading Today is Memorial Day