THE DANGER OF BLAMING TRUMP FOR PITTSBURGH Rabbi Mark S. Golub The Jewish community’s overwhelming sense of shock and grief at the senseless, callous, brutal mass murder of eleven people at the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh on Saturday is heart wrenching. The extraordinary outpouring of solidarity throughout the American Jewish community – indeed […]

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12 Jul

My Friends, If you are a frequent viewer of JBS, you know that one of the most thoughtful and articulate voices on the world Jewish scene is that of Isi Leibler. For decades, Isi headed the Jewish community of Australia and was instrumental in mobilizing world Jewry’s efforts to rescue the Jews of the former […]

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  WHEN WILL WE EVER LEARN? The evil of weaponized pictures Rabbi Mark S. Golub As president of JBS, I have received comments from viewers recently telling me how their Jewish friends are unable to appreciate the impossible situation Israel is in when it is forced to defend itself from Hamas assault. This is the […]

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A version of the following Op-Ed piece by JBS president Rabbi Mark S. Golub was published July 4th by the Times of Israel. RESPONDING TO GORDIS: ARGUE FOR JEWISH PLURALISM IN ISRAEL BUT DON’T PUNISH THE ISRAELI PEOPLE Once again, Daniel Gordis distinguishes himself as one of world Jewry’s most thoughtful and courageous thinkers. His recent […]

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The following is the text of Rabbi Mark S. Golub’s opening editorial on Wednesday’s edition of JBS’s “In The News,” critiquing the address of Secretary of State Kerry of December 28, 2016. A SAD DEFENSE OF A DIPLOMATIC BETRAYAL The U.S. decision to refrain from exercising its veto in the Security Council on a Resolution […]

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Mark Golub’s Critique of CNN’s “Reliable Sources“

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Malcolm Hoenlein, Executive Vice Chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations explains why JBS is essential in today’s complex world!

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