Jonathan Sacks and Joseph Lieberman on the Political Message of the Haggadah

March 25 2015

Former British chief rabbi Jonathan Sacks and former U.S. senator Joseph Lieberman discuss what the story of the exodus teaches—and what it doesn’t teach—about politics. (Moderated by Meir Soloveichik; video, 78 minutes.)

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More about: Haggadah, Jonathan Sacks, Joseph Lieberman, Passover, Religion & Holidays, Religion and politics

 

Why Iran-Backed Forces Attacked Abu Dhabi

Jan. 26 2022

On Monday, Houthi rebels in Yemen fired ballistic missiles at Abu Dhabi, which were intercepted with American aid. The week before, the Iranian proxy group launched drones at the Emirati capital, killing three; similar attacks have targeted Saudi Arabia and other locales in the UAE. The Biden administration recently ceased to consider the Houthis—whose slogan includes the phrases, “Death to America,” “Death to Israel,” and “Curse the Jews”—a terrorist group. Eran Lerman calls that decision “a beginner’s mistake,” that was

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More about: Israeli Security, Saudi Arabia, U.S. Foreign policy, United Arab Emirates, Yemen