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Opinion . Tradition . THE A2. PERSONALITY OF NEWS THE MODERN A13. RELEVANCE OF BIBLICAL SACRIFICES SUPPORT FOR ISRAEL HIGH IN U.S. A4. algemeiner THE JOURNAL 1.00 PRINTED IN NEW YORK FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2011 5 ADAR II 5771 VOL. XXXVIII NO. 2003 Hamas Has Great Expectations for Egyptian FM Nabil alArabi Israeli Hasbara Efforts Combat Apartheid Analogy BY Maxine Dovere Apartheid an institutionalized system of racial discrimination and strict, legallyenforced segregation giving the min

A2 FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2011 Opinion . The Personality of News DoviD eFUne ne W Yo r K Last Wednesday Secretary of State Hilary Clinton made a statement of immense profundity and far reaching relevance it is a shame that her words didnt garner more attention. The comments, made to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, were about the quality and state of media outlets in the United States, specifically in contrast to the Al Jazeera network, and other foreign programming. A small indication o World News . A3 Siemens Opens Nazi Camp File BY toBY axelroD Each February, Gilbert Michlin invites fellow survivors and their spouses to his birthday party at his home in Paris. Before making a lchaim, Mr Michlin remembers how, two days before his 18th birthday in 1944, he was deported from Paris and sent to a slavelabour subcamp of Auschwitz. This year, Mr Michlin turned 85. For decades, he has been asking why did Siemens keep him and 87 other slave labourers alive What

A4 FRIDAY,MARCH 11, 2011 World News . Support for Israel High in US, Low in World BY Doron PesKin The annual Gallup poll finds that support among Americans for Israelis is almost as high as its ever been. A BBC poll finds different numbers around the world. The latest Gallup poll, carried out by phone in early February on 1,015 randomlyselected adults living in the continental U.S., finds that Americans are nearly four times as likely to side with Israel as with the Palestinian Authority. W A5 World News The Globe at a Glance March 1 1 WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange claims a Jewish conspiracy is out to get him. Interviewed by Private Eye, Assange allegedly said that that magazine, too, is part of the conspiracy led by Jewish writers. Assange claimed Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger is also part of the conspiracy. Neither Rusbridger nor the other writers accused are Jewish. According to Private Eye, Assange continued to insist that Rusbridger is sort of Jewish

A6 FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2011 US News . Even though Israel was in no way directing its intelligence efforts against the United States, its actions were wrong and wholly unacceptable, Netanyahu wrote in the official letter he sent to Obama. Both Mr. Pollard and the Government of Israel have repeatedly expressed remorse for these actions, and Israel will continue to abide by its commitment that such wrongful actions will never be repeated. Netanyahu made the decision to send the letter after meeti A7

A8 FRIDAY,MARCH 11, 2011 FRIDAY, JANUARY 21, 2011 Opinion US News . Massachusetts Governor Seeks Jobs in Israel BY tzvi Ben geDalYahU Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick landed in Israel Monday morning to seek a direct BostonTel Aviv route to help bring hightech jobs to his home state. The 10day trip, criticized by some quarters in his home state for its 141,000 price tag, not including private support from businesses, will take the governor and his entourage to London on a fiveday through Opinion . A9 Portmans Bold Attack on AntiSemite and Huckabees Untimely Critique shMUleY BoteaCh ne W Yor K Just as I was about to write a column praising Natalie Portman for attacking racist John Galliano, along comes Mike Huckabee to attack her as a unmarriedandpregnantnegativerolemodel. Theres a time for everything, Mike. And this was the wrong time. But before I respond to Mr. Huckabee man for whom I have much respect let me first tell you why Ms. Portman elicited my

A10 FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2011 Continuations continued from page A2 continued from page A9 We havent seen this emerge. In Egypt, Obama had at least four different official positions before Hosni Mubarak finally fell. His wavering damaged American credibility throughout the region, particularly with other governments that considered themselves friendly to the United States. In Libya, one likely scenario is that the country descends into continuing civil war, with no clear winner or loser for some Opinion . A11 To Be a Leader or To Be a Friend Morgan P. MUChniCK Wa s h i n g t o n D. C . There are many eternal questions that have no real answer, including, what is better to be feared and respected, or to be liked Parents certainly struggle with that question every day. In addition to parents, national leaders continuously struggle with this question, none more so than the American President. Different presidents have answered this question differently. For instance

A12 FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2011 Impressions . ject matter it has actually guided Dan to focus on his message. Before his big trip to Israel he was adrift without a focus for his art. Now Dan sees his work as an opportunity to share his joy of Judaism with those who dont feel that way or who were never exposed to the other side of the stereotype. He is not trying to be sensational in his work, but some people within the orthodox community are simply oblivious to the message and impact he hopes to Tradition . A13 The Modern Relevance of Biblical Sacrifices Jonathan saCKs lonD on, U K When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place, what is man that you are mindful of him, the son of man that you care for him Yet You made him a little lower than the angels and crowned him with glory and honor. You made him ruler over the works of your hands you put everything under his feet . . . Physically, we are almost n

A14 FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2011 Tradition . Atheists, Agnostics and Believers siMon JaCoBson ne W Yor K The god you dont believe in, I too dont believe in Rabbi Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev As selfproclaimed atheist Michael A. Newdow argues his case before the Supreme Court to remove the words under Gd from the Pledge of Allegiance, it is hard to ignore its timeliness. We stand now in the Hebrew month of Nissan, called the month of Redemption, when we prepare for Passover, which is known as the Social . BY Miri BenDer A15 Hadag Nahash Lights the Lights, Hits the Boards at Baruch Hadag Nahash, came to Manhattan bringing with it music and light, power and politics. The Israeli hip hop funk band had its audience dancing in the aisles from virtually minute one of its Sunday night performance at Baruch College. The young and young at heart participants this was no spectator event were enthusiastic and involved. From the blue and white balloons floating between seats 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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