An attempt by the Qatari government to break its international isolation by reaching out to the American Jewish community is being met with pushback.
“We should remember that gestures, while extremely important, do not replace grand action,” Boteach said.
The attacks on Greenblatt by the Israeli right could be indicative of an emerging feeling of disappointment by right-wing settlers with Trump.
Groups supported by mega-donor Sheldon Adelson have seemingly launched an orchestrated push to pressure Trump on moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem.
The controversial advisers have frequently relied on Jewish colleagues to defend themselves from uncomfortable charges.
The man who calls himself “America’s Rabbi” revealed the agenda of America’s most powerful nationalist in a photo op with Stephen Bannon.
The White House held its first-ever Israeli Independence Day party on Tuesday night, and some of the biggest movers and shakers in the American Jewish world were in attendance. Among them was Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, a former Republican congressional candidate and author of books like “Shalom in the Home” and “Kosher Lust.” Boteach, who frequently contributes to the website Breitbart News, tweeted a selfie that he had taken with White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon, Breitbart’s former executive chair.
Boteach and Prager have disgraced Jewish values and Zionism, and history will judge them most unkindly.
The obstacle to peace is the refusal of Palestinians to accept the right of the Jewish people to self-determination in their homeland. It’s not David Friedman.
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, friend of Steve Bannon, had a weird few hours on Twitter last night.