Author: Yaakov Menken

Lessons from a Failed Rally

The failure of the rally shows that the adoption of the cause du jour as a new “Jewish value” no longer holds traction. This is not really a new lesson.

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Closing the Abortion Discussion

So, now it has become clear: Rabbi Broyde seems to have entirely misconstrued the Agudah’s position, and this is why he claimed that the Agudah was somehow at odds with Rabbi Gordimer’s correct, factual...

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The Antisemitic Uneducated Jew

What groups like J Street, IfNotNow & Jewish Voice for Peace share in common is an unwillingness to seriously engage with Jewish history, Jewish ideas & Jewish texts. In short, they have little connection to anything authentically Jewish.

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Targeted by Friendly Fire

In a recent piece that appeared in the Daily Wire, I suggested that what is better for Republicans and the Trump Campaign might not be best for the nation overall. Unfortunately, such nuance is lost on some.

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Why AOC’s Comments Crossed the Border

Every politician knows you can’t needlessly offend ethnic and other constituencies. The idea that you can make a career out of bigotry towards a particular minority is a notion America was supposed to have discarded 50 years ago.

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