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Opinion . Tradition . ISRAEL AND THE A2. FALL OF DICTATORIAL JOURNALISM THE LIMITS OF THE FREE MARKET A9. FORWARD CARTOONIST CROSSES THE LINE A5 algemeiner THE JOURNAL FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2012 26 Iyar 5772 VOL. XXXIX NO. 2060 1.00 PRINTED IN NEW YORK More Arab Men Caught With Explosives at Israel Checkpoint Viral Photo of Palestinian Hunger Striker a Fake BY ALGEMEINER STAFF Omar Dakhane, an Arab blogger who debunked a photo which purported to show an Israeli soldier stepping on a young

A2 FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2012 Opinion . alternative news media mechanisms emerge, the influence of old media icons will become increasingly diminished. Israel and the Fall of Dictatorial Journalism DOVID EFUNE N E W YO R K A disturbing trend is developing, according to the Israel Defense Forces official blog, whereby terror attacks against Israel routinely go unreported. Though theyre very significant, writes the IDF blogger, A lot of incidents are never published. The site goes on to list World News . FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2012 A3 Obama Meets With Israel Unveils New ButterflyShaped Drone Critics of Israel for Foreign Policy Advice BY JOINTMEDIA NEWS Israel Aerospace Industries IAI is developing a new Unmanned Aerial Vehicle UAV in the shape of a tiny butterfly. IAI hopes the vehicle can be used to reach remote locations and gather information. The artificial butterfly weighs only 20 grams and is capable of a vertical takeoff, just like a helicopter. The butter

A4 FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2012 World News . ReWalking Her Way to the Finish Line BY ABIGAIL KLEIN LEICHMAN Claire Lomas couldnt have completed the Virgin London Marathon without a lot of grit and determination and an Israeli invention that allowed her to walk rather than being pushed in her wheelchair. Lomas, a 32yearold chiropractor, was permanently paralyzed below her chest as the result of a 2007 riding accident that ended her avocation as a fourstar equestrian. Since then, she has gotten marr World News U.S News .. FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2012 A5 Foxman Decries Forward Cartoonist Depiction of Netanyahu Raping Obama BY ALGEMEINER STAFF In an interview with The Algemeiner, Abraham Foxman, National Director of the AntiDefamation League the political cartoon entitled The hater in the sky, published by 972 Magazine. Valley is The Forward Newspapers Artist in Residence and has also been published by New York Magalow, said Light. At the time of publication, the Forward new

A6 FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2012 Opinion . What if Government Recognized Only Civil Unions and Left Marriage to Religion SHMULEY BOTEACH N E W YO R K Could a governmental retreat from marriage finally heal the deep schism that has divided and immobilized this country by an intractable values volley over gay relationships As many of you have read, since running for Congress I have emphasized that I want to move away from the great socialsexual battles that this country has engaged in over the past f Opinion . ALAN MENDOZA LOND ON FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2012 A7 Why Did the Jewish Norman Finkelstein The Daily Forward Interview BBC Legitimizes a Crank a Hamas Spokesman DANIEL MANDEL AUSTR AL IA The recent interview accorded to Hamass Mousa Abu Marzook by the Jewish Daily Forward underscores an alltoofrequent and serious failure of perception when dealing with totalitarian movements and those who speak for them. The problem is not the totalitarian addiction to falsehood. One

A8 FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2012 Impressions . study at Maaleh Adumim Yeshivahigh School, Adiso in the twelfth grade and Yonatan in the tenth. They spend much of their time studying for the matriculation exams. Both have achieved impressive results, an outcome of difficult and prolonged efforts on their part, as well as special attention given by the school staff. Their day is long and crammed, starting at eight in the morning, and ending at six or seven oclock at night. Their program is very intensi FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2012 A9 Tradition. Legal Notice LEGAL NOTICE File No. 20111524A CITATION THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK BY THE GRACE OF GOD, FREE AND INDEPENDENT Esther R. Gelber, John Berger, Helen Thim, Herman Decker, Linda Rose, Nathan Berger, Douglas Berger, Sharon L. Berger, Greg Berger. Attorney General of the State of New York To The unknown distributees, legatees, devisees, heirs at law and assignees of WARREN BERGER, deceased, or their estates, if any there

A10 FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2012 Tradition . works like this The more sublime and intimate the experience, the more concealed it is. Therefore, the most sublime blessings of all are couched in the most dreadful terms. This also explains why Rabbi Shimon was the one to recognize the profound blessings bestowed on his son, Rabbi Elozor Rabbi Shimon is the primary source of the Inner Torah. Coupled with his Talmudic genius, Rabbi Shimon is the preeminent mystic of his times the author of the Holy Zohar Social . FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2012 A11 NY Teen Wins National Torah Competition BY JOINTMEDIA NEWS SERVICE A high school freshman recently won her division of the Chidon HaTanach, a national Torah competition that took place at Yeshiva University. According to the New York Times, modern Orthodox teen Shalhevet Schwartz of New York, age 14, faced questions such as Which king bought Samaria from Shemer for two talents of silverOmri, Zimri, Ahab or Hassidic Curator Shmuel Pultm FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2012

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