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Opinion . Tradition . AN A2. ABUNDANCE OF COUNSELORS RELATING TO THE SACRIFICE LAWS A9. RABBI ARTHUR SCHNEIER CELEBRATES 50 YEARS A11 algemeiner THE JOURNAL FRIDAY, March 23, 2012 29 Adar 5772 VOL. XXXIX NO. 2053 1.00 PRINTED IN NEW YORK A Fathers Misery Daughter Saw Shooter as He Killed Her Classmates Exclusive by Elie Wiesel The Tragedy in Toulouse BY ELIE WIESEL Will the hatred of the Jews ever finally vanish Will Jewish children always be in danger This time, a murderer slew fou

A2 FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2012 Opinion . The inner workings of the Mossad are highly secretive, as is of course their prioritization process. Which causes are adopted, In an Abundance of Counselors there is Safety DOVID EFUNE N E W YO R K It is a black day for humanity when a child dies, no less when three are murdered in cold blood. A world in which this sorrow lives is yet an imperfect world, an immoral world, and one in need of healing and correction. Worse still, when the speculation over s World News . A3 EUs Ashton Equates Toulouse, Norway Killings to Gaza BY ALGEMEINER STAFF European Union Foreign Affairs Chief Catherine Ashton spoke to Palestinian children on Monday, comparing the shooting at a Jewish School in France, in which four were murdered today, and the 2011 massacre in Norway in which 77 were killed with the struggle of Palestinian children. Against all the odds, they continue to learn, to work, to dream and aspire to a better future. And the day

A4 FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2012 World News . Amnesty International Report Shows Syria Torture BY JOINTMEDIA NEWS Humanrights group Amnesty International, known for frequent criticism of Israels actions in Israel and the West Bank, has released a report documenting 31 torture methods used by Syrian security forces, army members and progovernment gangs. The methods described by witnesses or victims in February 2012 are said to include stripping victims, leaving them outside for 24 hours, beating th World News U.S News Continued from Page A4 .. A5 than Diamond in the organizations national office in Washington, D.C. has been in contact with Homeland Security and is speaking with local and state officials to make sure they were aware and immediately encourage synagogues to work with local law enforcement and make sure all safety precautions are instituted. . The tragedy in France makes people much more aware. One can tell people to be secure and vigilant, but it is whe

A6 FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2012 Opinion . to the Oxford University research project known as The Free Speech Debate to giving Islam a better media portrayal than Christianity out of fear, arguing that the media had to consider the difference between violent threats in place of polite complaints if they pushed ahead with certain types of satire. Thompson said Without question, I complain in the strongest possible terms, is different from, I complain in the strongest possible terms and I am loadin Opinion . A7 Full Text of President Sarkozys Remarks Following Toulouse Killings at Jewish School ALGEMEINER STAFF ments are going to arrive during the day, in agreement with the authorities, particularly the Mayor until we know who this killer is and the exact links with the tragedy that hit the military community, with young soldiers already killed in Montauban and Toulouse, one West Indian, two of the Muslim faith. Were struck by the similarity of how todays tragedy an

A8 FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2012 Impressions Continued from Page A7 Peter Beinart . 2006 A high profile case involved the death of Ilan Halimi, a young French Jewish man of Moroccan descent. He was kidnapped on January 21, 2006 by a gang called the Gang of Barbarians and was tortured for 24 days. The murder was motivated by antiSemitism and money. The gang leader, Youssef Fofana, was sentenced to life imprisonment. 2004 In October 2004, 88 tombs in a Jewish cemetery in Brumath, near Strasbourg, wer A9 Tradition. Legal Notice history consistently to refuse to assimilate to the dominant culture or convert to the dominant faith. The noun korban, sacrifice, and the verb lehakriv, to offer something as a sacrifice actually mean that which is brought close and the act of bringing close. The key element is not so much giving something up the usual meaning of sacrifice but rather bringing something close to Gd. Lehakriv is to bring the animal element to be transformed through

A10 FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2012 Tradition . be more horrible than to argue that the criminal has control over the destiny of the survivor forever... No one even one who has been victimized can be forced to remain a victim. That would be the devastating equivalent of saying that someone can irreversibly murder another persons soul, with no hope for revival. Enter the mystics, and explain that even the deepest evil has a speck of good. No not that there is any good or justification in the evil per Social . Rabbi to the Diplomats Celebrates 50 Years at Helm of Congregation BY ALGEMEINER STAFF A11 The honor guards of the United States Marines and the Israel Defense Forces present colors at the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces 2012 Gala in New York City, March 12. Photo Maxine Dovere. A Night to Remember 2012 FIDF Gala BY MAXINE DOVERE JOINT MEDIA NEWS The face of an IDF soldier from Long Island, NY beamed as he greeted his parents, who smiled back at the annual F

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