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Opinion . Tradition . VS POLITICIAN A2. JOURNALIST THE MOST A9. INFLUENTIAL MAN WHO EVER LIVED LORD JONATHAN SACKS AT THE Y A11. algemeiner THE JOURNAL FRIDAY, November 4, 2011 7 Kislev 5772 VOL. XXXVIII NO. 2033 1.00 PRINTED IN NEW YORK UNESCO Decision Rocks International Diplomacy, US Cuts Funding Southern Israeli Residents Struggle Under Nightmarish Rocket Fire BY ANAV SILVERMAN Sixteenyearold Liz Sheetrit and her family stand in their home with shellshocked expressions as they

A2 FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2011 Opinion . many are journalistic Do we trust our leaders to lead, and make the right decisions, to seek the truth whatever the cost Historically, how many Jews have given heavier consideration to the gentile reaction than to what is in our best interests Definitively, any Jewish organization that takes a poll before publicizing its position on the matter of the day, has rendered itself obsolete for purposes of leadership. Of course politicians and politicos have th World News . A3 Matthew Gould Enormous Potential for UKIsrael Cooperation BY JENNIFER LIPMAN Matthew Gould has called for increased cooperation between Israeli and British scientists. The British ambassador to Israel, speaking to Israeli newspaper Ynet soon after the inaugural meeting of the UKIsrael Life Sciences Council, said There is enormous potential for the UK to use Israels innovation. Mr Gould, the first Jewish diplomat to hold his position, added Israel can provid

A4 FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2011 World News . NeoNazis Still Pose Real Threat BY JESSICA ELGOT A farright extremism expert has warned that the real threat of neoNazi terrorism is being ignored because of the focus on Islamist violence. During a debate on the British far right at the Jewish Museum last week, author Nick Ryan warned that antisemitism was still the glue which united many extreme farright groups in Europe and the US. Mr Ryan, who spent six years researching neoNazis for his 2003 boo World News BY S.Z. WOLFF October 24 Kenyan and Somali troops fought a fierce battle to capture the Somali towns of Afmadow and Kismayu from the AlShabaab militant Islamic group. The towns were the nerve center for AlShabaabs operations and its main source of funding, and their capture significantly weakened the militants. A French naval gunship also bombarded AlShabab targets, as the battle to decimate the militants gained momentum. Meanwhile, an explosion hit a crowded bus s

A6 FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2011 U.S News . programs under American direction, the Congressman replied that allotments are appropriated specifically for the UN. We would have to reprogram money, something that cannot be done automatically. Additional expenditure is unlikely, and the funds are likely to be husbanded. After their little blush of selfsatisfaction, they should ask themselves how they plan on replacing 22 percent of UNESCOs budget provided by the United PA Calling the Agenda Says Ack Opinion . A7 Message to My Daughter Under the Wedding Canopy SHMULEY BOTEACH N E W YO R K Mushki, given the paucity of my experience in conducting Jewish weddings, I feared that Id perform the ceremony imperfectly and my own daughter would end up living perpetually in sin. So, I brought in the heavy guns your new grandfatherinlaw, Rabbi Zalman Lipsker of Philadelphia to join me in conducting your wedding. I have waited my entire life as a parent to see you here under th

A8 FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2011 Impressions . atheist, I must therefore embrace amorality. This echoes the disturbing observation of another famous atheist, Sigmund Freud The moment a man questions the meaning and value of life, he is sick since objectively neither has any existence. In an article written for Edge in 2006, Dawkins explained that in a materialistic, deterministic universe, blame and responsibility emphasis mine, indeed evil and good are nothing more than mental constructs and use A9 Tradition. Legal Notice LEGAL NOTICE File No. 20103026 CITATION SURROGATES COURT,QueensCOUNTY THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, By the Grace of God Free and Independent TO LOIS ROSENBLATT, as the Public Administrator of Queens County, ERIC T. SCHNEIDERMAN, as the Attorney General of New York State and To the heirs at law, next of kin, and distributees of VERA QUAGLIARIELLO, deceased, if living, and if any of them be dead to their heirs at law, next of kin, distributee

A10 FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2011 Tradition . BY RON AGAM Personally as one of the most vocal and active people that have helped foster better relations between France, the US and Israel, I am profoundly hurt and disappointed with President Sarkozy. I suppose that 600,000 French Jews are also irate. I never expected that he would be the one that would deceive us at a time when Israel needed critical support to achieve Peace in the MiddleEast. This vote was a travesty, influenced by Frances depend Social . A11 borliness. Religion works whether you believe in it or not. He stressed that community, not theology, seems to be the determinant. Commenting on Americas obsession with God, the Rabbi mused that in America, everyone has to talk about God in England its different ... we dont do God. Sharing a bit of social gossip, the Rabbi recalled his enjoyment of the Jewish some might say Old Testament based music included in the recent royal wedding ceremony, and noted th

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