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Opinion . A9. NO PALESTINIAN IAN ARAB STATE NOW OR EVER A2. Tradition . SUSTAINING FREEDOM MOROCCAN AMBASSADOR SAYS GOODBYE TO JEWISH COMMUNITY A11. algemeiner THE JOURNAL 1.00 PRINTED IN NEW YORK FRIDAY, September 16, 2011 17 Elul 5771 VOL. XXXVIII NO. 2027 Iran Goes Nuclear Distracts World with Hiker Release Fogel Family Murderer Gets 5 Life Sentences BY AHIYA RAVED The Samaria Military Court on Tuesday sentenced Hakim Awad, 18, who was convicted in the murder of five members of t

A2 FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2011 Opinion . raelis fear because it would almost certainly result in a wholesale bloodbath. It is clear that not only Palestinian Arabs, but many other Arabs in the region, are intent on removing Israel and all the Jews that go with it from their midst, as is continuously evidenced by their public statements, their history of actions and demands, as well as their constitutional mandates. Precisely for this reason Jews should adamantly oppose this UN declaration and World News . A3 Cotler Palestinian State Bid Could Lead to Third Intifada BY MAXINE DOVERE The International Council of Jewish Parliamentarians, in cooperation with the World Jewish Congress and the Israeli Knesset, promotes dialogue, the principles of democracy, human rights, and the rule of law. Its membership includes legislators from across the globe, acting to support Israel and promote enduring peace in the Middle East. To foster its Jerusalem originated resolution t

A4 FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2011 World News . including those without families or whose families are in need and helping soldiers with postmilitary education and job training programs. Earlier this year, the IFCJ also provided funds for the renovation of 14 public bomb shelters in Beersheba, and earmarked 450,000 for renovating or building operation command centers in 14 municipalities in terroristtargeted regions in the north and the south. A number of municipalities also have received fire an Opinion . A5 Was God at Ground Zero SHMULEY BOTEACH N E W YO R K who were given the choice to either be incinerated in 2000 degree jetfuel fired heat or plunge to certain death more than 1000 feet I visited Ground Zero at midnight on the tenth anniversary of 911 and felt myself transported, as if by a time machine, back to that terrible day that changed America forever. An eerie stillness hung over the site, reminiscent of a visit to a cemetery, an apt description for a


A8 FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2011 Impressions Continued from Page A5 Boteach . responsible for the selection of his design and supporting the creation of the 911 memorial, Arad told the Algemeiner that the project which he termed challenging, has taken on its own life. Though a difficult project, he said it was filled with the resolve to move forward. In creating the design, Arad said he sought to recognize the sense of individual loss, yet providing an island that emphasized the sense of collec A9 Tradition. Sustaining Freedom JONATHAN SACKS LOND ON, UK Heres an experiment. Walk around the great monuments of Washington. There at the far end is the figure of Abraham Lincoln, four times life size. Around him on the walls of the memorial are the texts of two of the greatest speeches of history, the Gettysburg address and Lincolns second inaugural With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right. . . A little

A10 FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2011 Tradition . the world around them. Says the Haftorah Nations will come to your light, and kings to the brightness of your rising. Lift up your eyes round about, and see they are all gathered together, and coming to you your sons come from far, and your daughters are carried on the hip. The sons of your oppressors will come bending to you, and all who despised you will bow down at your feet. They will call you, The city of Gd, the Zion of the Holy One of Israel. Social . A11 rocco started by his late father and has really delivered, holding elections in 2002, 2007, and 2009. Normal freedom of speech is enjoyed witnessed by the open voice of Moroccan newspapers. Asked about the possible spread of protests collectively known as the Arab Spring, the Ambassador said that everything that Egypts protestors are seeking already exists in Morocco. He noted that through Facebook, many young people had been encouraged to participate in dem

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