Shmuley Boteach

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Shmuel "Shmuley" Boteach (born November 19, 1966 in Los Angeles) is an American Orthodox rabbi, politician and writer. He hosted a reality television series called Shalom in the Home on the TLC network.

2012 U.S. Congress run[change | change source]

Boteach ran for the U.S. House of Representatives in the 2012 elections. He received the support of then-House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in April.[1] Boteach won the Republican primary for New Jersey's 9th congressional district seat on June 5, and lost to 8th District Representative Bill Pascrell in the November election, by a margin of 73.6% to 25.4%.[2][3][4]

Personal life[change | change source]

Boteach is married to Debbie Boteach.[5] He became friends with Michael Jackson in the 1990s. He was Jackson's Rabbi for two years.[6]

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