Elsewhere: Jews in charge, lunar parsha, redoing temple dues

America betrays Israel: Recognition of the Palestinian unity government is just one of 12 steps the Obama administration has taken that hurt Israel, David Horovitz writes. (Times of Israel)

Israel betrays American Jews: Can liberal American Jews unconditionally support an Israel that “seems to hold our political and religious values in contempt?” asks Amram Altman. (New Voices)

Jews in chargePresident Obama appointees Jack Lew and Janet Yellen top this year’s international ranking of the “top 50 most influential Jews.” (Jerusalem Post)

Lunar parshaTorah on the Moon, a Tel Aviv-based project, is seeking to send a Torah scroll to the moon, part of a larger effort to store key cultural artifacts in a special capsule on the lunar surface.(Washington Post)

Redoing temple duesRabbi Dan Goldblatt writes that the voluntary dues policy his congregation implemented recently is succeeding so far, with membership growing and members continuing to contribute financially. (eJewishPhilanthropy)

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