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Opinion . Tradition . 10 TOP NONJEWS A2. THAT ARE INFLUENCING THE JEWISH FUTURE THE BALANCED LIFE A9. MIKE BURSTYN AS HERSHELE OSTROPOLYER A11. algemeiner THE JOURNAL 1.00 PRINTED IN NEW YORK FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2011 1 SIVAN 5771 VOL. XXXVIII NO. 2013 Gaza Border Open Protesters Shoot at Syrian Army BY ALGEMEINER STAFF For the first time, since Syria unrest began in January, civilians opened fire on Syrian forces using automatic weapons and grenade launchers, killing at least four, sai

A2 FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2011 Opinion glimpse at their often courageous, sometimes unacknowledged activities on behalf of Israel and the Jewish people. 1. Stephen Harper Prime Minister of Canada. Recently winning a majority government for his conservative party, Harper has been a great friend To Canadas Jewish community as well as an outspoken supporter of Israeli positions in the international political arena saying last year When Israel, the only country in the world whose very existence is under World News . A3 UCU Antisemitism Motion Passes BY MARTIN BRIGhT The Universities and Colleges Union has voted to distance itself from the European Unions working definition of antisemitism at its annual congress in Harrogate. Delegates overwhelmingly supported the move on the part of the unions leadership, which believes the definition from the European Union Monitoring Centre on Racism and Xenophobia prevents open discussion of Israel. The union has a history of antiIsrae

A4 FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2011 U.S. News . World News . Poll US social Media Users Favor Israel BY YITzhAK BENhORIN Jerusalem Arabs to Israel Dont Give Away Your Sovereignty BY hILLEL FENDEL The Knesset Interior Committee will hear today from Jerusalem Arabs who do not want to come under control of the Palestinian Authority. The committee is holding a special session this morning regarding Israeli policy in the neighborhoods of eastern and northern Jerusalem. Several MKs called for the Knesset A5 World News The Globe at a Glance May 24 1 Severe weather continued its assault on middle America, as tornadoes and thunderstorms pulverized communities and claimed at least six lives in Oklahoma and Kansas. Twisters also brewed in Dallas and several northern Texas counties. Joplin, Missouri, where 124 people had died days before, was briefly under tornado warning, but it was later lifted. 2 An explosion blamed on a gas leak rocked Irans largest refinery around the time o

A6 FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2011 Opinion and he cannot avenge his personal honor. He is a servant of the people. The idea that Israel, as a sovereign nation and most trusted ally of the United States, ought to fear the American president for not kowtowing to his every foreign policy whim when it feels he is desperately wrong is distasteful in the extreme. Worse, it is an incalculable insult to President Obama. What these commentators are implying is that Obama is a man so petty and immature that as payback t

A8 FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2011 Impressions . Netanyahu, The King of Israel Public Relations BY RONN TOROSSIAN Seriously, Arent Atheists Embarrassed by P.Z. Myers BY MOShE AVERIcK O N o matter how anyone who supports the Israel feels, theres no question that Prime Minister Netanyahu is an amazing spokesperson for the Jewish State. Watching his address today to the Joint Members of Congress was inspiring and chilling. Whilst I, and many others may not agree with every word, he included many wise A9 Legal Notice The Balanced Life BY jONAThAN SAcKS Two years ago in these studies we noted the wellknown difference of opinion among the sages about the nazirite the individual who undertook to observe special rules of holiness and abstinence not to drink wine or other intoxicants including anything made from grapes, not to have his hair cut and not to defile himself by contact with the dead. In relation to the biblical text, the argument turned on the fact that when the

A10 FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2011 Tradition . Continuations continued from page A8 Seriously, Arent Atheists Embarrassed by P.Z. Myers 3323 Years and Counting SIMON jAcOBSON NE W YO R K C ompanies often advertise themselves as in business for 89 years, brewing beer since 1874, loyally serving you for six decades. By invoking generational continuity these businesses are trying to elicit confidence. We tend to trust something that has lasted for an extended time period. It means that the company is Social . A11 Mike Burstyn Leads em Home in The Adventures of Hershele Ostropolyer BY MIRI BENDOR Rabbi, Chaplain Jacob Goldstein, one among the lighters of memeorial candles honoring Americas heroic dead. Photo Maxine Dovere Four Star General Robert Magnus, USMC retired pointed out the active participation of Jewish soldiers in the United States military. Photo Maxine Dovere. Hersehle star Mike Burstyn at the recent opening Gala of the Israel Film Festival in New York . NotForProfit Organizations Tribul Merchant Services Be part of the Attention Charity Ventures Program For over 10 years Tribul Merchant Services have been working with NotForProfit Organizations across the country, now we invite you to join our Charity Ventures Program. All you need to do in order to enter the program is to refer us to any business that currently accepts credit cards tell them to expect a phone call from Tribul Merchant Services. We keep it simple Leave it

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