400 Rabbis Slam Lieberman Support for 2-State Solution

The Rabbinical Congress for Peace (RCP), which comprises over 400 rabbis from all over Israel, has sharply criticized Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman for declaring that he supports a two state solution and is even willing to “be the first investors in the rehabilitation of the Gaza Strip,” and “the first to invest in a maritime trading port, an airport and an industrial zone.”

Non-Jewish CB 9 Member Bravely Fights Zoning Vote Scheduled on Yomtov

Brooklyn Community Board 9, which represents the Jewish half of Crown Heights along with Lefferts-Gardens, scheduled a vote on a controversial zoning issue which directly affects the Jewish community on the holiday of Simchas Torah, effectively preventing the Jewish community’s participation in the deliberation and vote. One non-Jewish member of the board bravely spoke out against this outrage, and thankfully she was able to prevent the vote from taking place.