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Opinion. Tradition . LEFT AND RIGHT IN ISRAEL. A2. FEAR OR DISTRESS A9. KREMLIN BACKED TV ATTACKS THE ALGEMEINER A11 THE algemeiner JOURNAL FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2012 16 KISLEV 5773 VOL. XXXVIII NO. 2085 1.00 PRINTED IN NEW YORK Palestinian Authority Submits Resolution for Upgraded Status at UN Hungarian Jewish Community Files Lawsuit After Politician Calls for List to be Compiled of Jews Who Pose National Security Risk BY ZACH PONTZ Hungarys Jewish community initiated a criminal proc

A2 FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30 2012 Opinion . Gaza rocket fire through Operation Pillar of Defense is likely to impact the elections. Israel has been increasingly moving in the security first direction for a number of years, perhaps irrevocably so. The Likud primaries, no doubt as a direct result of Hamas recent assault on the Jewish state, amounted to a concerted lurch in that direction. In Israel, the Land for Peace mantra is dying politically, and not for want of trying. Over the years Israelis h World News . FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30 2012 A3 Fears of Islamist Dictatorship Grow After Controversial Decree by Egypts President BY JNS.ORG Despite receiving praise over his role in negotiation a ceasefire in Gaza, Egypts President Mohamed Morsi is facing mounting protests at home over a controversial ruling that many fear could result in a new Islamist dictatorship. Opponents are upset with President Morsis decree on Nov 22., which declared that Egyptian courts cannot overru

A4 FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30 2012 World News . Jewish Leaders Condemn Clip From Netherlands Show that Makes Netanyahu Out to be a Child Killer BY ZACH PONTZ A video satirizing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus recent press conference with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton which aired on Dutch TV has caused concern among the Netherlands Jewish community, and has been condemned by the AntiDefamation League. The film depicts Netanyahu bragging that Israel targets Gaza civilians, particularly U.S. News ADVERTORIAL . FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30 2012 A5 The Bet El Story, A Modern Day Miracle I STAND WITH ISRAEL emphatically states Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, guest speaker at the 30th Annual Dinner of The American Friends of Bet El. She is not a new comer in supporting Israel and its people. Congresswoman Bachmann first went to Israel in the summer of 1974 volunteering on a kibbutz and has returned many, many times. Her support of Israel and the Jewish people is as

A6 FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30 2012 Opinion. This Time Its Personal My Daughter the IDF Soldier SHMULEY BOTEACH N E W YO R K I still remember, when I was a boy of just seven, walking with my father, early on the morning of 6th October, 1973, to synagogue. He had promised me that I could break my fast shortly after arriving. Now, he stopped me en route and told me a war had just broke out in Israel and the small Jewish nation was fighting for its very life. The situation was dire. I should show God Opinion. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30 2012 A7 Continued from Page A6 Washington Post outrageous when you consider that it comes from the Washington Posts ombudsman Patrick Pexton. Officially, Pexton represents readers who have concerns or complaints on topics including accuracy, fairness, ethics and the newsgathering process. He also serves as The Posts internal critic and strives to promote public understanding of the newspaper, its Web site and journalism more generally. With hi

A8 FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30 2012 Impressions . Not the Typical IDF Soldiers Mom Muslim Arab Mother Whose Son Serves in the IDF Speaks Out BY ANAV SILVERMAN TAZPIT NEWS AGENCY Anet Haskia is not the typical mom of a soldier serving in the Israel Defense Forces. A Muslim Arab, who grew up in a mixed ArabJewish city in the north, Haskia is breathing a little easier this week. For Haskia, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus decision not to enter the Gaza Strip last week was brave and right. T FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30 2012 A9 Tradition. Legal Notice. Continued from Page A8 Arab Mother Fear or Distress contemplate being the cause of someone elses. However, a further question now arises. Surely selfdeJONATHAN SACKS fence is permitted in Jewish law If LOND ON, UK Esau were to try to kill Jacob, Jacob would be justified in fighting back, if necessary at the cost of Esaus life. Why then should this possibility Jacob and Esau are about to raise moral qualms This is the i

A10 FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30 2012 Tradition . A complaint was brought to the Alter Rebbe against his chassidim They prolong their prayers and are careful with their performance of the mitzvos, but their efforts are superficial and they do not truly uphold that level of piety The Alter Rebbe replied Is it really so is it really so If it is, then they are deserving of the verdict of the mishnah end of Peah 8 9 One who does not limp and is not blind, yet makes out as if he is, will not die until he Social . FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30 2012 A11 AntiIsrael Russia Today presenter showing the Gershon Jacobson Foundation logo. Photo Screenshot. The Algemeiner featured on Russia Today. Photo Screenshot. French Writer, Filmmaker Explores Region Where Chinese and Korean Children Learn Yiddish BY ZACH PONTZ Yiddish was once the primary language of Ashkenazi Jews, spoken by millions in Europe then it scattered elsewhere around the world as antiSemitism exiled many native speakers

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