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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 | Jan 28, 2020

You are on a jury. It is a capital murder trial. The punishment for the accused, if found guilty, is the death penalty. But you are not a softie. If the guy committed the murder with premeditation, you not only…

by | Jan 26, 2020

I had to wait until Saturday nightfall, the end of Shabbat, to watch the opening speeches by President Trump’s defense team. At least YouTube had not blacklisted those (yet). I already am a huge Pat Cipollone fan because he is…

by | Jan 25, 2020

As a very smart young rabbi, a graduate of Columbia University and Yeshiva University, I was quite confident of two things: (i) the inherent goodness of all people, and (ii) my own intelligence. As I subsequently learned in due time,…

by | Jan 20, 2020

We now know why Nancy Pelosi delayed submitting the articles of her Stillborn Impeachment. Her delay, her obstruction of Congress, her abuse of power, had not made much sense. But then we divined that she simply was waiting for the…

by | Jan 14, 2020

It was very subtle. Few picked up on its deeper ramification, not in the Left media, not in the pro-Trump media. Maybe it took a combination rabbi–attorney to detect the nuance in three words spoken out of turn, a sinful…

by | Jan 12, 2020

First, an emphatic opener: I am unalterably opposed to sending American servicemen and women into another intractable foreign adventure. I oppose American adventurism and regime change from outside. If people in an oppressed country are not prepared to overthrow their…

by | Jan 10, 2020

A Note to Readers: Part One appeared in The American Spectator on December 11, 2019. It is worth the full reading for complete background. A summary appears below in “Section 1: The American Legal System.” PROLOGUE: NEWS ITEM: January 8,…

by | Jan 7, 2020

These past three days, the Left Democrats and their Corrupt Journalist Corps have given voice to a zillion reasons to attack President Trump’s decision to OK the whack on Qassem Soleimani, the arch-terrorist arch–mass murderer. A key criticism has been…

by | Jan 5, 2020

Oh, no. Julian Castro now is pulling out. There goes the Latino. Hasta la vista. Earlier, Kamala Harris dropped out. For those who fantasize that she is African American, there went the African American — whose lineage actually hails from…

by | Jan 3, 2020

When Obama got word that Bin Laden was in our sights, he gave the OK to send in Seal Team Six and dispatch Bin Laden to eternal damnation. The Democrats cheered Obama, as though he somehow had done something mighty…

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