Rabbi Daniel Lapin

I Warned You that Ancient Jewish Wisdom Discouraged Investing in Sirius Satellite Radio

Don’t you just hate it when people proudly proclaim-“I told you so!” Don’t you hate it even more when they were right? Well, I told you so! Two years ago I said Howard Stern’s move from free radio to subscription-based satellite radio was going to bomb for Sirius which paid Stern about half a billion …

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On the occasion of the 15th anniversary (Yarhzeit) of the passing away of my late father, Rabbi A. H. Lapin

Dear Father, It is exactly fifteen years since that unforgettably nightmarish moment when I answered the phone at my home in Los Angeles to hear Mom’s trembling voice. Her first six words told me all I didn’t want to know. “I have some very bad news, Daniel….” The obvious effort she was making trying to …

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Watching Seattle Mariners beating the Yankees

Last night my daughter, Miriam, and I joined over 40,000 other fans of the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field in Seattle. We watched from the sky-suite of The Crocker Group as Adrian Beltre gave the Mariners a victory over the New York Yankees in a heart-stopping, game-winning home run in the ninth inning. Last night’s …

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The American Prospect notes my TBN tv appearance

The American Prospect— “An authoritative magazine of liberal ideas, committed to a just society, an enriched democracy, and effective liberal politics” founded by former Clinton administration official, Robert Reich, among others, commented on one of my Trinity Broadcasting Network appearances. They dislike Pastor John Hagee whom I regard as an American patriot, a great Christian …

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Honored to be guest speaker for Senator Rick Santorum

Last night, at a beautiful home on the shores of Lake Washington, deeply committed leaders of the ‘faith and family’ community, a few dozen couples, gathered to raise funds and offer encouragement to Senator Rick Santorum (R) Pennsylvania. The senator is facing a difficult challenge for his senate seat. Not only is he a passionate …

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As I remember Lebanon, well, Christian Lebanon actually.

While I was a young student at the yeshiva of Kfar Chassidim, a 45 minute bus ride from the Haifa railway station, back in the 60s, Lebanon played an important role in the most cherished of all student pranks.Pranks for me carried a high price at this famed yeshiva because the elder eminence at the …

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Why mostly Muslims seem to kill over cartoons, or pretty much anything else

Callers to my radio show www.ksfo.com frequently ask me why Muslims are so quick to kill. Before anyone knew that the name of the pistol-packing shooter at Seattle’s Jewish Federation building on July 28th was Naveed Afzal Haq, it was not hard to guess that he was a son of the desert. If one hears …

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