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When the greater good isn’t good enough

I am not a Talmud Chacham and I have made mistakes, but I grew up, went on to college and have been doing well. God gave me a nice family and really good kids who are respectful, courteous good people and good Jews. Perhaps had I been hit more, I might have been the next gadol hador (greatest Judaic scholar/leader in one’s lifetime), but we will never know.

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Israel’s Challenges ahead as 2012 is already filling up its plate

This week brought news that Egypt’s leading presidential contender, former Arab League Chief Amr Moussa said that he would maintain the peace treaty with Israel, but in a modified version. He would seek to increase troop deployment in the Sinai, but what’s possibly more troubling is that he would reconsider supplying Israel with natural gas. Moussa would do this to appease the naysayers within Egypt who are opposed to Egypt’s assistance to Israel in any practical way. Cutting off the gas supply would be a hard hit for Israel and would affect the lives of its citizens in a real way.
“It’s for exactly reasons like Egypt’s gas supply to Israel why Jews need to act as a unified people inside the state,” Mr. Kaufman said.

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Where’s Mohammed? Not in the Washington Post or the Denver Post. Shameful.

By Michael D. Brown A museum in Loveland, Colorado (best known for stamping Valentine’s Day cards with their “Loveland” postmark) exhibited an Enrique Chagoya lithograph containing a picture of Jesus imposed on a female body with a man performing oral sex on the same figure.  People were outraged claiming a double standard. Many were arguing […]