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Opinion . Tradition . WHY GOOGLE IS MORE JEWISH THAN FACEBOOK A2. THE CUSTOM THAT REFUSED TO DIE A9. ISRAEL HONORS MARTIN LUTHER KING A11 algemeiner THE JOURNAL FRIDAY, February 10, 2012 17 Shevat 5772 VOL. XXXVIII NO. 2047 1.00 PRINTED IN NEW YORK The Possible Impact of New Iran Sanctions 49 of Americans Say Military Option Necessary to Stop Nuclear Iran BY ALGEMEINER STAFF Two new polls shed light on American support for a military strike if it became clear Iran was on the verge of

A2 FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2012 Opinion . ... whilst both Facebook and Google are creations of young Jewish whiz kids, Google is that platform that should appeal most to the aspirational Jew within. need to groom each othereither physically, as monkeys do, or with What a nice hairdo dressdivorcepromotion as Facebookworms do. Google however represents a stark contrast. In the book Start up nation, Yoelle Maarek, head of Google Israels research and development center explains the Jewish roots of World News . A3 New Swedish Law Forces Hungarian Nationalist Religious Jewish Children Party Courts Iran, Denies to Attend Swedish Schools Holocaust BY JOINTMEDIA NEWS Sweden passed a law that restricts homeschooling and could infringe on religious freedom in the country, Lubavitch Chabad reported. Orthodox Jewish children who were previously educated by an international, online school had to transfer to a Swedish school by February 1, or the parents would face a fine of 1

A4 FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2012 World News . hundreds of kilograms of explosives, not dozens, as in the past. And their firing precision and ability to hit specific targets is also greater, Kochavi recently said in Herzliya, according to Israel National News. Every tenth house in Lebanon is now a weapons depot, he said. Kochavi added that Iran has enough uranium for four atomic bombs Washington Author Launches Petition to Stop This Years NeoNazi March in Lithuanian Capital BY ALGEMEINER STAFF World News U.S News .. A5 Billionaire Adelson, Keen on Israel, Would Back Romney to Defeat President Obama BY ZACHARY LICHAA Jewish billionaire and casino magnate, Sheldon Adelson, has been active in his support of Newt Gingrichs 2012 Presidential campaign bid. Adelson and his wife, Miriam, have given over 10 million in support of Gingrich during the GOP primary, due in large part to the former speakers support for Israel. Now, according to the New York Times, Adelson is p

A6 FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2012 Opinion . violating our laws, Menendez said during the same hearing. Even though weve given you the tools, you havent shown us the robust effort, when the clock is ticking, to use that which we have given you. After lobbying to water down the penalties against foreign banks that do business with Irans Central Bank and attempting to lengthen the timeline before sanctions against companies doing nonoil transactions with Irans Central Bank would be required to kick Opinion . A7 The Failure of Charedi Leadership and the Grassroots Emergence JEREMY ROSEN N E W YO R K For several weeks now I have been trying to explain, in as rational and balanced a way as I can, the tensions that exist in Israel over religious standards and the nuanced spectrum from rabid secular to fanatical religious. Of course, when one does that, both extremes complain that one is apologizing. And both extremes justify their positions in terms of survival. We who

A8 FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2012 Impressions . ests and just as Fox leveled the playing field amongst the media in the United States, so, too, has Israel Hayom done so in the Holy Land. Supposedly, Adelson invested 180 million into this venture, and as Michael Steinhardt, another major philanthropist said These things are not done to make money. Theyre done because Sheldons an ideologuehe really cares about things that are of the spirit and not of the pocketbook. He has donated twentyfive milli A9 Tradition. Legal Notice the Torah. It should be given no special prominence. The community should stay sitting. Thus ruled Maimonides, the greatest rabbi of the Middle Ages. However, sometimes even great rabbis have difficulty persuading communities to change. Then as now most communities even those in Maimonides Egypt stood while the Ten Commandments were being read. So despite strong attempts by the sages, in the time of the Mishnah, Gemara and later in the age of Ma

A10 FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2012 Tradition . sooner. Though a better communications system might have helped spread the word, it also would have helped stop the deed in an equally efficient manner. I cant write the history of if, Sarna says, but that telegraph being down both delayed the knowledge of the order, but also the carrying out of the order. Sarna says the idea for his book on Grant really took shape while working with Adam Mendelsohn, his coeditor for Jews and the Civil War. By the ti Social . Rabbi to the Diplomats Hosts Ban Kimoon for Shoah Service A11 Proclaimed the Reverand Jacques DeGraff a good freind shows up before you call Photo Maxine Dovere. do Aharoni, Counsul General of Israel in New York, intoned a little help from above. Photo Maxine Dovere. BY ALGEMEINER STAFF Rabbi Arthur Schneier Rabbi to the Diplomats and the Upper East Sides Park East Synagogue hosted over forty diplomats including UN Secretary General Ban Kimoon and General Assemb

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