Lakewood Yungerman launches ‘The Chavrusa Connection’
Kudos to UN Ambassador Nominee Nikki Haley for telling it like it is - Opening Statement (C-SPAN)
Connecting In a Disconnected World
"I think we're going to see people of merit rise up from every race, faith, corner of this country because that's America's strength," Obama said when asked about being the first black president. "If we keep opportunities open we're going to have a woman president, a Latino president, a Jewish president, a Hindu president." - President Obama opining at his final press conference.
As the President's term comes to a close Professor Rashid Khalidi is in the news.
Columbia Professor Accuses Right-Wing Jews of ‘Infesting’ American Politics
Rashid Khalidi was in the news during President Obama's 2008 campaign.
It was a celebration of Palestinian culture -- a night of music, dancing and a dash of politics. Local Arab Americans were bidding farewell to Rashid Khalidi, an internationally known scholar, critic of Israel and advocate for Palestinian rights, who was leaving town for a job in New York.
A special tribute came from Khalidi's friend and frequent dinner companion, the young state Sen. Barack Obama.