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Opinion. Tradition . SHOULD JEWS SUPPORT THE DEBT BILL A2. FINDING GD A9. IN A WORLD OF HYPERINDIVIDUALISM ALGEMEINER EXCLUSIVE GADDAFI EMAIL TO PR FIRMS A6. algemeiner THE JOURNAL 1.00 PRINTED IN NEW YORK FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 2011 5 AV 5771 VOL. XXXVIII NO. 2021 US Avoids Fiscal Crisis, Israel Faces Fiscal Challenge Knesset Push to Build In Judea BY GAVRIEL QUEENAN Just hours after Israels High Court ruled the government must destroy the community of Migron a group of 42 MKs petititio

A2 FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 2011 Opinion . lectively with a vision of human solidarity. It follows therefore that in actuality a utopian Jewish social support system is likely more in line with the Republican vision for creating wealth, in tandem with the inspiration of the Jewish tradition for giving and solidarity. Certainly the Welfare State concept is not a Jewish one. However, an amendment to the bill that would include additional Inspirations for Human Solidarity, would be welcome. Possibilit World News . A3 Is Israel Inc. Too Powerful BY REUTERS Newspapers and television stations, which civic groups have long criticized for ignoring the massive concentration of corporate power in a small group of Israeli business groups and families, made the boycott a top story for days. I woke up this morning smeared in cottage cheese, Muzi Wertheim, a business magnate who controls one of the countrys largest dairy producers, said during a speech at a Tel Aviv university at

A4 FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 2011 World News Continued from Page A5 Israel Inc. . for a moment that perhaps he was wrong. Dahan had consulted Rabbi Abuhatzeira several times lately concerning marital problems. There were problem between my wife and me, Dahan explained. I went often to the rabbi for advice, and he told me to do allsorts of things, but the situation only got worse. It caused me personal damage, and it reached point that I was afraid of a divorce. He described his actions after he ente World News BY S.Z. WOLFF July 25 A South African man awoke to find himself in a morgue fridge nearly a day after his family thought he had died. The man started yelling, prompting morgue workers to run away in fear. They eventually returned and removed him from the fridge. He was then taken to a nearby hospital and later discharged by doctors who deemed him stable. The mortuary owner says the family is very happy to have him home. He also urged South Africans to call on heal

A6 FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 2011 U.S News . kosher, he told the New Yorker. Photographer Oded Hirsch told the JC that when he first saw the labels he thought it was just a very funny joke or a mistake made by supermarket workers who could not speak Hebrew. Only later, I thought is it that easy to put a sticker and make any meat kosher As it looks now, any deli worker can print a kosher sticker and attach it to random food products. The store is now said to be traiffree. Luzer Weiss, the director of Opinion . A7 To Wed a Daughter, to Sell a Kidney SHMULEY BOTEACH N E W YO R K My eldest daughter, Mushki, is engaged and will be married in a few months, God willing. Im surprised at how well Im taking it given that all my friends had warned me that I would feel like a stranger was stealing her. Luckily, shes marrying a really great guy who makes her happy. Happier than her father Come on. Lets not be ridiculous. But hes a close second I hope hes not reading this. The str

A8 FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 2011 Impressions . rious as cancer or having ones health threatened. Probably another reason why I felt so undeserving. In my mind I was staring at Gods flow chart and imagining my own needs on the bottom of the totem pole in comparison to others who suffer greater challenges. I just couldnt muster any merit in why I earned this blessing when so many others live with less. Of course it is like comparing apples and oranges. One event had nothing to do with the other event A9 Tradition. Finding God In a World of HyperIndividualism JONATHAN SACKS LOND ON, UK The book known as Devarim words was originally known as Mishneh Torah the repetition or restatement of the Torah. Hence the name Deuteronomy, a second statement of the law. In it Moses restates, with some additions and some omissions, both the history and legislation contained in the previous three books. But there is also something new. The first verse of the book uses a phrase we have

A10 FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 2011 Tradition . us are immune to temptations and challenges. In most cases people learn to cope with their vices some carry them undercover, other carry on dual lives or worse without a need to break away ostensibly from the larger community. Why then do others make an actual public and pronounced break they cease to be openly observant or some other manifest expression of changing their lifestyles Are they simply more honest Do they have greater temptations than th Social . BY MAXINE DOVERE A11 The Influence of the Jewish Womens Salon As each Rosh Chodesh approaches, Moonbeams begin their preparation for a study session honoring the beginning of the new month. Much in the tradition of the European saloons in which Jewish women widened their knowledge during the nineteenth and twentieth century, this group of multidisciplined participants enjoys a wide ranging discussion, camaraderie, and shared experiences. The combined Police Acade

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