Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, "America's Rabbi," whom The Washington Post and Newsweek call "the most famous Rabbi in America," whom The Jerusalem Post lists as one of the fifty most influential Jews in the world, whom The Guardian calls a "leading American thinker," and whom The New York Observer calls "the best-known Orthodox Jew in the world," is one of the world's leading values and spirituality exponents and relationship experts. His 29 books have been best-sellers throughout the world and have been translated into 20 languages. Rabbi Shmuley regularly appears in global TV, radio, and print media.
So many pro-Israel Jews are coming down on the Presbyterians as anti-Semites because of , which is a slander. But why aren’t any of them calling out Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, “America’s rabbi,” for the bigotry he has been spewing? :
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Shmuley Boteach promotes himself as “America’s rabbi” and “the most famous rabbi in America.” A man of many hustles, he has inserted himself as political liaison to far-right pro-Israel casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, close confidante of Senator Ted Cruz, spiritual guide to Michael Jackson, pal of Oprah Winfrey, soulmate of Eli Wiesel, buddy of Senator Cory Booker, star of his own reality TV show, and bestselling self-help author of Kosher Sex. This month Boteach scrambled between a meeting with Donald Trump, whose candidacy for president he recently endorsed, and a ritzy gala for his own organization, thrown on the solemn Holocaust Memorial Day, at which he bestowed special honors on the former "Baywatch" star Pamela Anderson and Yoko Ono, among other dignitaries.
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach is the Founder of This World: The Values Network, the world’s leading organization defending Israel in the media. He is the author of Judaism for Everyone and 30 other books, including his most recent, Kosher Lust. Follow him on Twitter @RabbiShmuley