100%

Scanned image of the page. Keyboard directions: use + to zoom in, - to zoom out, arrow keys to pan inside the viewer.

Page Options

Share

Something wrong?

Something wrong with this page? Report problem.

Rights / Permissions

The University of Michigan Library provides access to these materials for educational and research purposes. These materials may be under copyright. If you decide to use any of these materials, you are responsible for making your own legal assessment and securing any necessary permission. If you have questions about the collection, please contact the Bentley Historical Library at bentley.ref@umich.edu

December 16, 2010 - Image 3

Resource type:
Text
Publication:
The Detroit Jewish News, 2010-12-16

Disclaimer: Computer generated plain text may have errors. Read more about this.

Front Lines

WE HAVE LOWERED HUNDREDS OF PRICES
TO BETTER SERVE YOU

Visiting With Israel's Consul General

4 : rn
r I rCn ou tril7t7/ View

T

he Jewish News caught up with Orli Gil, the Israeli
consul general to the Midwest based in Chicago,
on her Dec. 2 Metro Detroit visit for meetings
coordinated by the Jewish Community Relations Council of
Metropolitan Detroit.
Here is some of what she told us:
• WikiLeaks — "They did not show any-
thing new. We've said all the time that Iran
is not an Israeli problem, but a Western
problem. That the moderate Arab countries
are scared of Iran is no secret."
• Islamic Republic — "Iran is the power
behind every radical Islamic terrorist
Orli Gil
movement, from Al Qaida in the east to
Hezbollah and Hamas in the Middle East,
as well as every radical attempt to bomb American planes or
cities."
• Iran sanctions — "The right way to go is diplomatic and
economic steps, i.e., sanctions. The Iranian regime, unlike
North Korea, does need the international community and is
vulnerable to the pressure of the sanctions."
• Relations with the U.S. – "It is very clear that during the
Obama administration the shared values of the U.S. and

Quotable

"The Chofetz Chaim, Rabbi Yisrael Meir
Kagan of blessed memory, the unequaled
rabbinic leader of the 20th century, taught
us that one who provides the wherewithal

Israel are kept. The special relationship goes on. The involve-
ment of the U.S. for the QME [qualitative military edge] of
the Israeli army has stayed untouched, and we have ongoing
strategic dialogues. The U.S. has stepped out and helped us
at the United Nations:'
• Negotiations — "Israel is there at the table for a long
time waiting for the other side to come. Israel has no precon-
ditions whatsoever. The recognition of a Jewish state is not a
precondition:'
• Palestinian Authority — "It was ridiculous to say there
is no Jewish connection to the Western Wall or that Rachel's
Tomb is a mosque. They are Jewish holy sites and what we are
doing there does not harm them in any way. We cooperate fully
with UNESCO and international conventions. The Palestinians
are exploring new ways of getting [U.N.] resolutions against
Israel."
• Jerusalem — "Jerusalem is clearly, in our eyes, not part
of the settlements. Building is in legitimate parts of our
Israeli capital. But we will talk about all neighborhoods in
Jerusalem during negotiations:'
• Hamas-held Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit — "This is an
issue of human rights. We must make sure the world doesn't
forget about him. I don't envy any Israeli prime minister, who
has to decide between one blood and the other. If we release
all the prisoners they want, a new intifada [uprising] would
probably start:'

to endow a child with a Jewish education
is guaranteed to be a direct beneficiary of
all the good that will descend from that
young person throughout the ages."

SALE PRICES 12/16 THROUGH 12/26

Indian River

RED
SEEDLESS GRAPEFRUIT

LARGE 40 SIZE

Genuine All purpose

IDAHO
POTATOES

go

5LB. BAG

CHUNK OR
SLICED

GREENFIELD NOODLES

990

A BAG

all types

RATNER
BLINTZES

13oz

2/$7

COHEN'S 12CT

— Gary Torgow, president, at Southfield-based

COCKTAIL
FRANKS

Yeshiva Beth Yehudah's annual dinner in October in Detroit.

JN CONTENTS

theJEWISHNEWS

corn

Dec. 16-22, 2010 I 9-15 Tevet 5771 I Vol. CXXXVIII, No. 19

Cover Story on page 19

Arts/Entertainment

39

Business Memos
Community
Family Focus
Letters
Marketplace
Mazel Toy!
Metro
Obituaries
Opinion
Spirituality
Sports Page

34
27
49
6
55
51
8
61
24
35
29

22

Columnists

Danny Raskin
Robert Sklar
Robin Schwartz

HORS
2/$9

D'OEUVRES

Shabbat Lights

Staff Box/Phone List ... 10
Synagogue List
36
Teen2Teen
Centerfold
To Do!/Calendar
45
Torah Portion
38

World/Israel

OR 12CT
ASSORTED

44
5
10

Our JN Mission

The Jewish News aspires to communicate news and opinion that's useful, engaging, enjoyable and unique. It strives to
reflect the full range of diverse viewpoints while also advocating positions that strengthen Jewish unity and continu-
ity. We desire to create and maintain a challenging, caring, enjoyable work environment that encourages creativity
and innovation. We acknowledge our role as a responsible, responsive member of the community. Being competi-
tive, we must always strive to be the most respected, outstanding Jewish community publication in the nation. Our
rewards are informed, educated readers, very satisfied advertisers, contented employees and profitable growth.

Shabbat: Friday, Dec.17, 4:43 p.m.
Shabbat Ends: Saturday, Dec.18, 5:49 p.m.*

Shabbat: Friday, Dec. 24, 4:46 p.m.
Shabbat Ends: Saturday, Dec. 25, 5:53 p.m.*

* Times according to Yeshiva Beth Yehudah
calendar. Havdalah practices may vary.
Consult your rabbi.

GRADE A LARGE EGGS

On The Cover:

Jeffrey Lasday, Alliance for Jewish Education
director, at Shalom Street at West Bloomfield JCC.
Photo: Jerry Zolynsky
Design: Deborah Schultz

The Detroit Jewish News (USPS 275-520) is
published every Thursday at 29200 Northwestern
Highway, #110, Southfield, Michigan. Periodical
postage paid at Southfield, Michigan, and
additional mailing offices. Postmaster: send changes
to: Detroit Jewish News, 29200 Northwestern
Highway, #110, Southfield, MI 48034.

4,;11111i.4.11.r
1

A DOZEN

wwvv. JohnnyPomodoros.corn

32906 Middlebelt Road, Farmington Hills (at 14 mile)

248-855-0007

STORE HOURS: Monday - Saturday
8am - 8pm • Sunday Sam - 7pm

facebook

AVAILABLE

December 16 • 2010

3

Back to Top

© 2021 Regents of the University of Michigan