Alan M. Dershowitz In the WSJ- Worth Reading

The Appalling Talk of Boycotting Netanyahu
Congress has every right, and even an obligation, to hear the Israeli leader speak about the Iranian threat.
By Alan M. Dershowitz
Feb. 23, 2015 6:33 p.m. ET Read it at the WSJ

As a liberal Democrat who twice campaigned for President Barack Obama , I am appalled that some Democratic members of Congress are planning to boycott the speech of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on March 3 to a joint session of Congress. At bottom, this controversy is not mainly about protocol and politics—it is about the constitutional system of checks and balances and the separation of powers.

Under the Constitution, the executive and legislative branches share responsibility for making and implementing important foreign-policy decisions. Congress has a critical role to play in scrutinizing the decisions of the president when these decisions involve national security, relationships with allies and the threat of …

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Mazal Tov to Rabbi Ellie Miller

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Mazal Tov to Rabbi Miller on becoming the next rabbi of Temple B’nai Or in Morristown, NJ. The congregational vote, which was taken over the weekend, unanimously confirmed her as the congregation’s new rabbi.

We congratulate Rabbi Miller and the members of B’nai Or!…

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TSTI at Cycle for Survival

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Different teams, one goal. TSTI members David Leit, Howard Konicov and Roberta Probber are cycling together today to raise funds for the fight against rare cancers. #thisismybattlecry #memorialsloankettering #equinox #tikkunolam #tstiinaction…

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Carol Paster Gets Punny at Holiday Happenings

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Carol, Mindy and Cantor Moses join with young families to celebrate Tu Bi’Shvat and make soup for the soup kitchen.
And yes, from inside her pot Carol removed this kitchen utensil from her pot while singing…

“I have a little ladle…” She’s punny like that.…

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