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Opinion . Tradition . SALVAGING A2. THE UNTED NATIONS. INTERPRETING THE SCRIPTURE. A13. LION OF ZION TO ROAR IN VEGAS A3. algemeiner THE JOURNAL 1.00 PRINTED IN NEW YORK FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 2011 23 SHVAT 5771 VOL. XXXVIII NO. 1997 Nasrallah Hezbollah Will Not Control Incoming Lebanese Government Turkel Report Justifies IDF Actions BY MAXINE DOVERE The Israeli government is not known for being easy on those who make strategic or ethical mistakes. Accountability is demanded, especial

A2 FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 2011 Opinion . Salvaging the United Nations DOVID EFUNE NE W YORK Opposite the United Nations, on the northern wall of Ralph Bunche Park is engraved the famous quotation from Isaiah 24 They shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war anymore. Founded on such utopian ideals the UN is mandated with reaffirming faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity an World News . IKEA Israel Reports Record Sales in 2010 BY SHOSHANA CHEN Home products chains turnover reaches NIS 678 million up 40 compared to 2009. Some 3.5 million Israelis visit IKEA stores in past year IKEA Israel last week reported record sales in 2010, with a turnover of NIS 678 million about 190.5 million a 40 rise in income compared to the previous year. The improvement in sales stems mainly from the home products chains new store in the city of Rishon Lezion, whic

A4 FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 2011 World News . WikiLeaks Revelation Bush Administration Ordered Spying on Israel BY AVI YELLIN The WikiLeaks website last week leaked a secret State Department cable from October 31, 2008, directing United States officials to spy on Israel. The cable, dated only days before the 2008 American presidential elections, was signed by thenSecretary of State Condoleezza Rice. The recently leaked cable reveals former U.S. President George W. Bushs foreign policy czar instr US News . A5 Boxing Lion of Zion To Roar in Las Vegas BY LEVI EPSTEIN Yuri Foreman and opponent Pawel Wolak, who trained together at Brooklyns Gleason Gym pose for the cameras as promoter Don King brandishes an Israeli Flag. Photo Maxine Dovere. Famed boxing promoter Don King poses with an Israeli flag. Photo Maxine Dovere. Yuri Foreman, the Jewish boxing sensation, returns to the ring March 12 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas Nevada. The former World Boxing Associations W

A6 FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 2011 US News . Mechanical Deficiencies Threaten F35 Fighters BY AVI YELLIN Defense News reports that the United States Department of Defense has acknowledged deficiencies and technical shortcomings in some versions of the new F35 warplanes. This configuration is part of a planned Israeli armament purchase. The DoD report, compiled by the Pentagons Operational Test and Evaluation Directorate, noted problems with the F35 Lightning IIs handling and avionics, among other t Opinion . A7 War Cry of the ValuesBased Parent SHMULEY BOTEACH NE W YORK The best response thus far to Amy Chuas screed against the soft, indulged style of American parents, The Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, was by David Brooks of the New York Times. Chua decries American parents as wimps who capitulate to their kids. Not Amy. She has threatened to burn her childrens stuffed toys if they dont excel at piano, withheld food, water, and bathroom break to teach piano to he

A8 FRIDAY, JANUARY 21, 2011 Continuations Continuations Opinion continued from page A1 The United Nationsbacked tribunal is widely expected to name members of Hezbollah in upcoming indictments, which many fear could reignite hostilities between Lebanons rival Shiite and Sunni Muslims. Meanwhile, the Arabic language Al Arabiya TV network reported Tuesday that the Lebanese army has arrested three senior officials in former Prime Minister Saad Hariris security staff on suspicion of incitement. H Continuations continued from page A7 responsibilities around the house. Why First and foremost because we have such bad marriages these days that for many a parent their principal form of affection comes not from a spouse but from their children. And the last thing theyre going to do is bite the hands that feeds them. Second, we cant say no to our kids because we feel guilty about how we neglect them as we ourselves veg in front of a TV. And finally, discipline takes a lot of

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A12 FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 2011 Impressions . give up and start believing that the gluedon cheerios are actually a part of the highchairs style Im very close to that point. Oh, you like my highchair Thanks Its a new line from the makers of Coco Puffs 4. Bending over. I should really start living permanently on all fours. That way I wouldnt have to grunt every single time about 1,000,629 times a day that I have to bend over to pick up a chocking hazard, spilled food or a rolling ball. 5. Looki Tradition . A13 Interpreting the Scripture JONATHAN SACKS LOND ON, UK Mishpatim Behind Jewish belief in Torah shebeal Peh, the Oral Law, lies a fundamental truth. The meaning of a text is not given by the text itself. Between a text and its meaning lies the act of interpretation and this depends on who is interpreting, in what context, and with what beliefs. Without an authoritative tradition of interpretation in Judaism, the Oral Law there would be chaos. To be sure, t

A14 FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 2011 Tradition . Where does this arrogance come from Is this too a result of human evolution The answer, I suggest, lies at the heart of the issue Intelligent design means purpose. Purpose implies responsibility responsibility and accountability to the Designer. And therein lies the problem. Many years ago, at the opening of one of my classes, a young gentleman said that before we begin he would like to ask me a question. Do you believe, he asked, that the universe i Social . Continued from page A14 A15 From Generation to Generation, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Allen and Sons. Photo Maxine Dovere. Bobbie Roberta Goldstein, Israel Bonds National Campaign Cabinet Chairwoman here with co Honoree, Richard Allen. Photo Maxine Dovere. Consul General Ido Aharoni greets Rabbi Yossy Gordon at the Israel Bonds Theodore Herzl Medallion Award celebration. Photo Maxine Dovere. Israel Bonds Awards Herzl Medallion to Frances Chan and Richard Allen BY MAX

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