Rabbi Aryeh Spero

Rabbi Spero’s articles and Op-eds have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Times, Jerusalem Post, National Review, Townhall, The Federalist, Breitbart, The American Spectator,  New York Sun, Newsmax, American Thinker, Judaism, Tradition, Policy Review (Heritage Foundation), and he was a weekly columnist for Human Events.  He has been a frequent analyst on FoxNews programs such as The O’Reilly Factor, Megyn Kelly, Gretchen Carlson, Neil Cavuto, and Fox and Friends, and has been interviewed by Laura Ingraham, Michael Savage, Dennis Miller, Bill Cunningham, and American Morning News, among many others.

Rabbi Spero has served congregations in Ohio, New York City, and Long Island and  is author of Push Back: Reclaiming Our American Judeo-Christian Spirit (Evergreen 2012) and Why Israel Matters to You (Evergreen, 2015). Rabbi Spero was the first rabbi in 1979 to publicly endorse Ronald Reagan in newspaper ads around the country.

Biblical Kindness Does Not Demand Self-Destruction

 

Some are invoking the Biblical verse “Thou shalt not afflict the stranger” as justification for awarding illegal immigrants a full basket of on-going social services. California’s newly elected governor, Gavin Newsom, as well as NYC’s mayor Bill de Blasio will be taxing local residents additional monies to pay for free and across-the-board healthcare for illegals, […]

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Trump Determined to Save Us From Another Tower of Babel

 

When in France in November with other leaders to commemorate a century since the close of World War I, President Trump was treated crudely by Emmanuel Macron, the French president, who, in front of an entire assembly of world leaders, derided President Trump’s policy of nationalism. Aside from the imperious Frenchness of it all, Macron […]

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Strong Borders Is a Moral Category

 

Within some religious communities, as well as outside houses of worship, a question often being asked is: How can we turn away people from our borders in light of the Bible’s statement “Thou shall not afflict the Stranger”? Former President Obama in concert with many liberal leaders are in speeches across the country quoting this […]

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American Nationalism Is a Good Thing

 

Over the last month, President Trump has been assailed by shrieking critics within the U.S. and overseas by French President Macron regarding Mr. Trump’s enthusiastic endorsement of the concept of American Nationalism. Many NeverTrumpers and neocons are charging that nationalism in America equals white supremacy, a forerunner to Nazism. Nothing is further from the truth. […]

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Women With Teenage Sons and Daughters Will Support Brett

 

Chuck Schumer, the Democrats, and their spokespeople in the Senate seem to be spooking-out certain Republicans with a threat that if Republicans vote for Judge Brett Kavanaugh they will lose the “women’s vote” in the upcoming midterms. That’s probably true regarding that demographic of women who would not vote Republican anyway, to wit, many single […]

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The Corruption of Social Justice

 

Once a lofty concept, the term social justice has been hijacked and exploited by the political Left to radically transform America and bully Americans into forfeiting many basic rights in deference to the Left’s agenda. Intoning social justice has proven to be a sure-proof formula for silencing average Americans, thereby providing the Left with endless […]

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The Need for an American National Identity

 

Many were elated and approved President Trump’s July speech in Warsaw, Poland acknowledging the central role Western civilization plays in defining who we are and what we believe. Our freedom and survival depend on defending it, he said. Beyond that, he celebrated Western civilization as something extraordinary: “What we’ve inherited from our ancestors has never […]

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In Favor of American Nationalism

 

Now as throughout the campaign, we hear liberals and neoconservatives rail against the nationalism espoused by Donald Trump that also resonates among tens of millions of regular Americans. Elitists and media messengers likewise express horror when Mr. Trump announces that in all matters, be they domestic or foreign, his policy and attitude will be “America […]

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