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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 | Mar 3, 2020

Pete Buttigieg is back in South Bend where he belongs, bending south. Tom Steyer is back home contemplating climate change and grasping that his world ended quicker than the 11 years he anticipated awaiting him. Kirsten Gillibrand is back in…

by | Mar 1, 2020

Who’s on first? What’s on second? I-Don’t-Know is on third. In case you have forgotten — or, even better, never knew — the April 2019 Israel national election resulted with Benjamin Netanyahu’s reigning Likud and Benjamin Gantz’s opposition Blue and…

by | Feb 26, 2020

Preamble I am a sports fan in California. As such I will never forget the magic of the Black athlete who wore uniform 24 here in California and changed the way the game is played. I speak, of course, about…

by | Feb 21, 2020

Now that the DNC has cleared out the riffraff — Kirsten Gillibrand, Cory Booker, Kamala Harris, Andrew Yang, and all the other pretenders to the Oval — the most recent Democrat presidential debate offered an opportunity to get a clearer…

by | Feb 15, 2020

For four years, polling has documented that the president’s strongest support demographic is America’s Orthodox Jews. The support runs between 70 percent in radical Los Angeles to 90 percent most everywhere else. This has been documented here and here and…

by | Feb 13, 2020

Now that the New Hampshire results are in — and, oh boy, wait for the Nevada vote count! — there are several takeaways that do not necessarily accord with the mainstream media’s “common wisdom.” Polls Do Not Matter Until the Last Few Weeks…

by | Feb 10, 2020

It was not Colin Kaepernick and his knee alone that drove me from the NFL. Rather, as I have written on these pages going back to September 2017, I awaited the league’s response to that useless ingrate’s treachery. One rogue…

by | Feb 8, 2020

This past week was some week. On Sunday, the Super Bowl that I did not watch. On Monday, the Iowa caucuses that did not happen. On Tuesday, the State of the Union that left the Union in quite a state…

by | Feb 7, 2020

Mitt Romney says he prayed hard before he shamed the Church of Latter-day Saints, the voters of Utah — and all Republicans who voted for him in 2012 — by standing against all the hundreds of GOP members in the…

by | Feb 5, 2020

Where to begin? What a week — and it just started! Is this not the best week in the entire Trump presidency? 1. The Don Lemon Iowa Caucuses If Don Lemon were in charge of running a Democrat caucus, instead…

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