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Opinion. Tradition . GLENN BECK A2. AND THE JEWISH LEADERSHIP VACUUM MAINTAINING A FREE SOCIETY A9. NBA LOCKOUT BRINGS JORDAN FARMAR TO ISRAEL A4. algemeiner THE JOURNAL 1.00 PRINTED IN NEW YORK FRIDAY, August 19, 2011 19 AV 5771 VOL. XXXVIII NO. 2019 White House Connects With Liberal Jewish Base on Social Justice Schumer Demands FBI Checks for Utility Workers BY MIRI BENDOR New Yorks senior Senator Charles E. Schumer raised an alarm at a Sunday press conference revealing insider sa

A2 FRIDAY, AUGUST 19, 2011 Opinion . then continues, as the world spirals into financial chaos and conditions continue to worsen, fingers are already being pointed to determine a scapegoat. The nation dubbed Little Satan is one obvious candidate to be on the receiving end of the blame. It is true that we Jews have suffered but we should never become defined by it. The destiny of the Jewish people is not to survive, in a defensive or reactionary sense we are a revolutionary and aspirational p World News . A3 US Helps Pay PA Terrorists Barak Approves Who Murdered Americans Construction of 277 Housing Units in Ariel BY GIL RONEN Every single Palestinian Authority terrorist held in an Israeli jail receives a monthly salary from the PA. Terrorists who committed the most heinous crimes and therefore received longer sentences receive the most money, according to a report in Israeli paper Yisrael Hayom. Citing a report received by a senior government official in Jer

A4 FRIDAY, AUGUST 19, 2011 World News . the job An elderly European Jewish woman leaped to her death from her apartment balcony, unable to face the fear they were hunting her down, again. Hundreds of rioters chased Jews into their apartment buildings and then beat them viciously. Police cars were overturned and torched, windows were smashed, stores were looted, property was destroyed. Dozens of Jewish families were evacuated from their apartments and taken to other neighborhoods because it w World News BY S.Z. WOLFF August 8 TIrans first nuclear power plant in the southern port of Bushehr faced another delay because of money demands from Russia. Asgar Jalalian, a member of the Iranian parliaments special committee on the plant, said that Iran had already paid at least twice the expected costs for the 1,000 megawatt plant. The committee doubts the plant will come online by the summer of 2011, as promised. Moscow and Tehran signed a 1 billion contract to start buil

A6 FRIDAY, AUGUST 19, 2011 U.S News . Madoff was jailed in June 2009 but his wife appeared to stick by him. However her reluctance to distance herself reportedly led to a split with other family members, including her sons. According to biographer Diana Henriques, in a book published this week on Madoffs rise and fall, Ruth Madoff has cut off contact with her husband in the hope of reconciling with her other son. My sense is that Ruth is now focusing all her efforts on rebuilding a relations Opinion . A7 Politicians Cannot Save America SHMULEY BOTEACH N E W YO R K This whole week Ive digested an endless number of opeds on the part of writers saying America is going down the sinkhole. Were a downgraded nation. The world doesnt trust us to pay our bills. Our debt is strangling us. There is gridlock in Washington. Chinas got us in a chokehold. Half the writers say its Obamas fault. He has a spending addiction. Hes a closet socialist. The other half say its the R

A8 FRIDAY, AUGUST 19, 2011 Impressions Continued from Page A7 White House . large part of their lives to helping others, and bringing goodness to their surroundings. These noble aims are very much a part of the fabric of religious thought, but on some level they may miss the point and subvert the very goals they seek to achieve. Since, in the very quest to help others, it is possible to neglect the most vital frontier of all the frontier of the inner self. In the pursuit to better the world, A9 Tradition. Maintaining a Free Society JONATHAN SACKS LOND ON, UK What is the real challenge of maintaining a free society In parshat Ekev, Moses springs his great surprise. Here are his words Be careful that you do not forget the Lord your Gd . . . Otherwise, when you eat and are satisfied, when you build fine houses and settle down, and when your herds and flocks grow large and your silver and gold increase and all you have is multiplied, then your heart will become pr

A10 FRIDAY, AUGUST 19, 2011 Tradition . not. I got out, locked the door and walked away. Inside, a transformation almost a kidnapping got under way. The guilty father was replaced by a junkie, no different from the others sitting there. Time passed, one thing begot another and eventually I was thrown clear. Leaving, I remember that. Out the metal door and then out the front door with its three bolts onto the porch and the hollow sound of my boots on the wood floor. A pause. How long had it Social . Declaring a Palestinian State, Yet Again BY DANIEL PIPES A11 The Palestinian Authoritys push to declare a Palestinian state is hardly a new idea. By my count, this is the fourth iteration. I described the first instance as follows On October 1, 1948, Amin alHusayni, Mufti of Jerusalem, stood before the Palestine National Council in Gaza and declared the existence of the AllPalestine Government Hukumat umum Filastin. In theory, this state already ruled Gaza and wo

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