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Opinion . Tradition . THE BATTLE FOR AMERICAS JEWS BIBI VS. OBAMA A2. THE LOGIC OF HOPE A9. ARTHUR SCHNEIER AWARDED FRENCH HONOR A11. algemeiner THE JOURNAL 1.00 PRINTED IN NEW YORK FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2011 16 IYAR 5771 VOL. XXXVIII NO. 2011 Israel Averts Modern Day Blood Libel DSK Affair Has Global Repercussions BY MAXINE DOVERE Allowed one hour of recreation daily, the accused head of the IMF has exchanged a 3000 per night suite and a life of diplomatic and economic power for an 11 X

A2 FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2011 Opinion Initially, many saw the climate of incessant political maneuvering and storied oneupmanship as an indication that Bibi and Obama were competing to set the tone of the future Middle East agenda. Unless we are in for a surprise, it now looks likely that there will be more back slapping than gritting of teeth. So what exactly was Obamas purpose here, why the insistence on preempting each of Bibis major appearances with one of his own There are many that would have World News . A3 LifeSaving Surgery in Israel for Indonesian Toddler BY JENNIFER LIpMAN continued from page A1 DSK Affair Has Global Repercussions Kevin, photographed after the operations. Photo Efrat Nakash An 18monthold boy from Indonesia is recovering in hospital after Israeli doctors at Tel Avivs Wolfson hospital performed lifesaving surgery on his heart. Kevin, who also had surgery in Beersheva for a double cleft lip and palate, was flown to Israel for the vital med

A4 FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2011 U.S. News . Rahm Emanuel Mississippi Sworn In as Floods Lash Chicago Mayor Louisiana and Mississippi BY JENNIFER LIpMAN BY ARYEH BEN HAYIM On July 4, 1863 the Unions General Ulysses S. Grant took Vicksburg, Mississippi, the last Confederate redoubt on the Mississippi River, effectively splitting the Confederacy into two. Grants victory, which came one day after Gettysburg, was a major turn in the Civil War and established Grant as the Norths top general. Today, Vicks A5 World News The Globe at a Glance May 10 1 A Yemen native on a San Franciscobound flight tried to barge into the cockpit twice while yelling Alahu Akkbar Arabic God is great as the plane prepared to descend. Passengers and crew immediately wrestled the man to the floor, and he was arrested upon arrival. In court, his family told the judge that he is not a violent man, and may have mistaken the cockpit for the bathroom. 2 A woman in her 80s robbed another woman at gunpoint

A6 FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2011 Opinion analyses that apply to large groups but tell us little about individual cases. Thats why its better to evaluate the merits of present performance than to look at the past. Certainly, in Obamas case, regardless of what his early records show, his achievements in higher education and in political office testify to his superior intellect. You dont graduate magna cum laude or become editor of the Harvard Law Review because youre a nice guy. At the moment we have on A7

A8 FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2011 Impressions . Bin Ladens One Mistake BY SHMUEL SACKETT Israel Realities 1 BY MELVIN KONNER O ne thing made Osama bin Laden public enemy 1. One thing made him a target for Americas hit squad. One thing and only one thing made his assassination justified and praised by world leaders. He didnt just kill Jews. Had he limited his terrorism to Jews only, he would not have been targeted. The same world leaders who today take great pride in his death would have celebrat Tradition . A9 Legal Notice LEGAL NOTICE File No. 20104174 SURROGATES COURT QUEENS COUNTY. CITATION THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK,By the Grace of God Free and Independent TO Steven P. Shils if living and if dead, to his heirs at law, next of kin and distributees whose names and places of residence are unknown and if he died subsequent to the decedent herein, to his executors, administrators, legatees, devisees, assignees, and successors in interest whose name and pl

A10 FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2011 Tradition . dimension nigleh, and the Inner Torah, hidden beneath the surface nistar. On the surface things may appear one way. Beneath the surface they may appear entirely different, sometimes even diametrically opposed as to the way they seem on the outside. Take yourself as an example How much of your outside body language, facial expressions, conversations expresses your inner self Indeed, the deeper you travel into the intimate recesses of your psyche, the fewer Social . Rabbi Arthur Schneier Awarded Top French Honor BY ALGEMEINER STAFF A11 A song becomes a prayerDavid DuduFishers rendition of Bring Him Home, was dedicated to captive IDF soldier Gilad Shalit and the soldiers of the American Armed Forces. Photo Maxine Dovere. Acting Consul General of Israel in New York Ido Aharoni spoke of the need to foster the growth of the Negev and Galilee. Photo Maxine Dovere. Rabbi Arthur Schneier center, pictured here with French Ambassado 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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