Shmully Hecht

Stories by Shmully Hecht
Can the Middle East really offer freedom for all?

All over the Middle East spontaneous and organized crowds are assembling to demand freedom. Even experts on the region cannot … Continued

Are money and freedom exclusive?

In President Obama’s meetings with Chinese President Hu Jintao this week, should discussion of human rights and religious freedom be … Continued

When hate speaks, how much are we supposed to listen?

2011 began with some bleak news for Muslim-Christian relations around the world.Recent attacks against churches in Iraq, Nigeria and Egypt … Continued

Welfare – real help or hindrance?

Last Thursday evening at a gala dinner in Manhattan, I had the chance to introduce Newark, New Jersey Mayor Cory … Continued

He who cheats on his spouse will cheat on everyone

A new survey out this week from the National Marriage Project shows that marriage is an institution in decline in … Continued

Blessed is the country that knows justice for all

Washington Post political reporter Karen Tumulty wrote Monday about the growing use of the idea of “American exceptionalism” by political … Continued