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Dov Fischer
Dov Fischer
Rabbi Dov Fischer, Esq., a high-stakes litigation attorney of more than twenty-five years and an adjunct professor of law of more than fifteen years, is rabbi of Young Israel of Orange County, California. His legal career has included serving as Chief Articles Editor of UCLA Law Review, clerking for the Hon. Danny J. Boggs in the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and then litigating at three of America’s most prominent law firms: JonesDay, Akin Gump, and Baker & Hostetler. In his rabbinical career, Rabbi Fischer has served several terms on the Executive Committee of the Rabbinical Council of America, is Senior Rabbinic Fellow at the Coalition for Jewish Values, has been Vice President of Zionist Organization of America, and has served on regional boards of the American Jewish Committee, B’nai Brith Hillel, and several others. His writings on contemporary political issues have appeared over the years in the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, the Jerusalem Post, National Review, American Greatness, The Weekly Standard, and in Jewish media in American and in Israel. A winner of an American Jurisprudence Award in Professional Legal Ethics, Rabbi Fischer also is the author of two books, including General Sharon’s War Against Time Magazine, which covered the Israeli General’s 1980s landmark libel suit.
by | Aug 16, 2019

When I initially heard reports a few weeks ago that Israelis were going to allow Jew-haters Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib into their country, I was quite surprised. Over the decades Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has demonstrated that, whatever…

by | Aug 7, 2019

For the purposes of this discussion, I will define “mass shootings” as any shooting that kills three or more people, not including one’s immediate relatives. That is not to discount the shooting of one’s relatives nor the shooting of fewer…

by | Aug 1, 2019

Racism is racist. That is to say, an observer’s own racism defines whether he accuses another of racism. And the Left is racist in a way that the conservative right cannot even fathom because the conservative right simply does not…

by | Jul 31, 2019

Well, time for the next race brawl. This one in Baltimore. Language Now Has No Meaning Language has no meaning. The most fascist group in America today is called “Antifa,” short for anti-fascist. Any criticism of a non-White is called…

by | Jul 28, 2019

I Love Baseball I always have been a huge sports fan. As early as my elementary school years, I fanatically followed and cheered on the Yankees, the Mets, the football Giants and the Jets, the Rangers, and the Knicks. Necessarily, having…

by | Jul 26, 2019

It is wrong — morally, theologically, ethically — to disrespect people who have gotten older and who, apparently as a result, have lost an edge. With age comes life experience that prompts the emergence of wisdom, even as it also…

by | Jul 24, 2019

Gimme a Break: It is Not Racist to Tag a Person as an Italian, a Jew, a Puerto Rican Supporters of President Trump do not take his words literally. Rather, we understand his words idiomatically. He is a New Yorker —…

by | Jul 20, 2019

A Reminiscence Three provocations in my life have impelled me to to use my hands and related limbs to resolve a disagreement. Back in my college years, I rode two New York subway trains and a bus for the 90-minute…

by | Jul 14, 2019

Let’s fight hate with love. We can go to the North Korean Doughboy who fed his uncle to starving dogs, auguring that scene in Game of Thrones, and tell him, “Go ahead and build those nuclear bombs — because we…

by | Jul 11, 2019

When you give someone welfare handouts and food stamps, you help him or her until the cash soon runs out. But when you create conditions that enable such people to obtain employment and to work gainfully, you help them and…

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