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rabbi 05 smallsf badge lgRabbi Joel Landau  ( has been the Rabbi of Adath Israel since May 2013. He was ordained by the Chief Rabbinate in Jerusalem and has served previously as a congregational Rabbi in Charleston, South Carolina and Irvine, California. A full biography of Rabbi Landau is available here.

What is the proper Torah based reaction to the President’s most recent offensive tweet regarding the congresswomen that he deeply dislikes? In the following op-ed appearing in Cross-Currents (an online journal of Orthodox Jewish thought), R. Yitzchok Adlerstein, the Simon Wiesenthal Center's Director of Interfaith Affairs makes it very clear. Even if you are a conservative.