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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 29, 2019

First a meme — from our pledge of allegiance: With liberty and justice for all. Now a second meme — from the 1950s “Superman” TV show: Truth, Justice, and the American Way. Now the Bible: Tzedek Tzedek Tirdof — Righteousness Righteousness [alt….

by | Mar 27, 2019

On Purim Day last week, President Trump tweeted that the time long was overdue for the world to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights. As this President has done in so many other ways, he leads not from behind…

by | Mar 26, 2019

I am a rabbi, a law professor, and an opinion writer. I have never held up a bank. Not even a savings and loan. Not even a credit union. Let us imagine that some crumb — we’ll give her an…

by | Mar 24, 2019

Please devote ten seconds to watching this clip. Do you remember Bert Lahr’s Cowardly Lion, with whom we all grew up in the days before cable television when an entire nation gathered around black-and-white television sets one Sunday night each…

by | Mar 23, 2019

No amount of psychological pressure, Groupthink, political or academic intimidation should persuade anyone that the world will end in twelve years or that the environmental steps we take these next twelve years will determine earth’s fate. These are utter falsehoods,…

by | Mar 21, 2019

In the latest Tweet storm involving President Trump — this one with George Conway, Kellyanne’s husband — I am glad that the President finally has responded to him frontally. Something about Mr. Conway does not add up for me. My…

by | Mar 20, 2019

Note to Readers: Sections 1 and 2 run 1,350 words. Feel free to skip Section 3 if the rest is too long. Section 3 runs 2,300 words. Feel free to skip sections 1 and 2 if Section 3 is what…

by | Mar 19, 2019

It is a thing of beauty to behold. Conservatives and other Republicans are flustered and bemused by a corrupt and mendacious Left Mediacracy that continuously — not just continually — distorts and defames Republican views, ideas, and personalities while granting…

by | Mar 17, 2019

Have you ever seen so much mendacity and womendacity at once? Whatta bunch of phony baloneys! It was bound to happen in the Democrat-Left Age of Intersectionality. In an era where you lose “society-advantage points” for being White, more points…

by | Mar 14, 2019

It never ends, does it? Sore-loser Democrats were more-or-less satisfied with our Constitution for two centuries until the same rules by which they often won and dominated in many generations suddenly came to threaten their hegemony for just a brief…

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