The NYPost has an article titled ‘Waist’ of money at Guantanamo Bay as detainees get prison’s ‘infidel’ gym replaced. Gitmo is no longer a prison camp; it’s a state-sponsored madrassa.
...Each inmate at Gitmo costs roughly $800,000 a year to detain...
Read more: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/international/fitmo_ZMCwnFHLCgWlWCIcgmgZqN
Andrew Bostom writes about Andrew Pochter in a fascinating article titled A Young Jewish Man's Lethal Arab Spring Delusion
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach responds to Jeffrey Goldberg and Peter Beinart in a Huffington Post article titled Did I Make Cory Booker 'Too Jewish'?
I ask colleagues like Beinart if they themselves are reaching out to the non-Jewish community to promote rather than just assail Israel and call for boycotts against it. I have often witnessed that the most serious opposition to my work of reaching out to non-Jews comes often from Jews themselves who lack the confidence in their own heritage to believe that Judaism has anything constructive or refreshing to offer our non-Jewish counterparts and who believe that jumping on an anti-Israel bandwagon provides the means by which to ingratiate themselves with others. My message to them is that perhaps they should have taken an interest in Cory Booker well before he started running for the United States Senate.
Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rabbi-shmuley-boteach/did-i-make-cory-booker-to_b_3524964.html