Jerusalem – In a recent thought-provoking op-ed, noted philosopher, and prolific author, Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz discusses the fact that it has historically been the Jewish religious leaders, as opposed to political figure heads, who have “molded and formed” the “inner essence” of Jewry, and who have “set the course of the world” by acting as “the heads of the thousands of Israel” according to the Torah, and with that in mind, Siensaltz then proceeds to ask the poignant question; “Are the contemporary leaders of Jewry truly the leaders of this generation?”
Archive for December, 2013
My position on this issue:
I agree with everything that was discussed at the Kinnus on Tuesday, 21 Tevet 5774 (December 21, 2013).
See: Thousands Gather to Address Community’s Proper Path and Rabbi Yoel Kahn: Chassidus is the Only Path to Spiritual Fulfillment and Happiness
Councilwoman-elect Laurie Cumbo said what she meant and meant what she said. It was her that made the connection between the ‘Knock Out’ and what her fellow blacks were telling her. She made this connections because in her head it made total sense.
I thought to myself, can this really be? Will this letter contain information as to what the CHJCC has been up to since the last elections of 2010? Will this be the letter that will inform us as to how they assisted the [Jewish] needy of this neighborhood? Will the corrupt Cabal of the CHJCC finally tell us how and where they spent $41 Million over the years?
No, it wasn’t anything like that…just another irrelevant distraction.
Source: The Right Scoop
You’d think NYC Councilwoman-elect Laurie Cumbo was an Arab living in Palestine the way this reads:
DNA INFO – Councilwoman-elect Laurie Cumbo, who was elected to represent Crown Heights starting in January, released an open letter Tuesday saying that many of her black constituents told her they feel threatened by the growth of the neighborhood’s Jewish community — and she fears the tension could be spiking the recent violence.