Guest Voices: David Wolpe


Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 12/31/2012

Wolpe: List reminds us fight against hatred of Jews must remain alive

Rabbi David Wolpe reflects on Simon Wiesenthal Center’s annual list of anti-Semitic/anti-Israel slurs.

By David Wolpe  |  01:28 PM ET, 12/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rabbi David Wolpe; anti-Semitism; Simon Wiesenthal Center; slurs; Jewish; anti-Israel

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 10/17/2012

On debates, Los Angeles rabbi: ‘Each statistic makes my spirit sink’

Rabbi David Wolpe reflects in verse about the political debates.

By David Wolpe  |  11:40 AM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  second presidential debate; Obama; Romney; Hofstra; David Wolpe; Rabbi Wolpe

Posted at 07:04 PM ET, 10/09/2012

Our collective (short-term) memory

Rabbi David Wolpe reflects in verse about the body politic, campaigns and news cycles.

By David Wolpe  |  07:04 PM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  faith and politics; Sunday talk shows; Rabbi David Wolpe; Rabbi Wolpe; presidential debates

Posted at 08:34 PM ET, 09/24/2012

Rabbi David Wolpe: ‘Yom Kippur teaches eternity and fidelity’

Rabbi of Sinai Temple in L.A. says the holy day offers lessons, raises questions that measure each soul.

By David Wolpe  |  08:34 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Yom Kippur; Rosh Hashanah; High Holy Days; High Holidays; Rabbi Wolpe; Rabbi David Wolpe

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 09/12/2012

‘God will find a way to be invoked in this year’s vote’

Rabbi David Wolpe reflects in verse about faith and politics.

By David Wolpe  |  11:06 AM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DNC; Democratic National Convention; Rabbi David Wolpe; faith and political debate; religion and politics

Posted at 02:23 PM ET, 08/30/2012

Akin ‘legitimately’ up the creek

Rabbi David Wolpe reflects in verse about the politician whose comments created a firestorm.

By David Wolpe  |  02:23 PM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rabbi David Wolpe; Todd Akin; legitimate rape; abortion; pregnancy

Posted at 08:23 PM ET, 08/20/2012

Rabbi condemns Ahmadinejad’s Israel ‘cancer’ remark

David Wolpe, who’s in remission from lymphoma, sees the analogy problematic on multiple levels.

By David Wolpe  |  08:23 PM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel, Rabbi David Wolpe, Israel insult to humanity, cancer

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 08/16/2012

The VP pick

Rabbi David Wolpe reflects in verse about process to select one.

By David Wolpe  |  12:50 PM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Paul ryan, Rabbi David Wolpe, vice president

Posted at 06:20 PM ET, 07/18/2012

‘God Particle’: We’ve just seen the light

Rabbi David Wolpe reflects in verse on the elusive subatomic particle.

By David Wolpe  |  06:20 PM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  God Particle, Higgs boson, David Wolpe

Posted at 06:33 PM ET, 07/10/2012

Germany’s ban on circumcisions: Rabbi David Wolpe reflects in verse

Rabbi David Wolpe reflects in verse on the divisive court ruling

By David Wolpe  |  06:33 PM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  circumcision, Jewish, Judaism, David Wolpe