Time for Change

By Ari Bussel

Human nature is absolutely adverse to change.

For this very reason, the very idea of change meets with resistance and great friction. However, change is inevitable. Such was the Industrial Revolution, resulting in better conditions for the working masses, and so was the Technological Race in which we are now, from the advent of the computer to amazing new communication frontiers.

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The Newcomer

By Ari Bussel

A new phenomenon is taking the world by surprise with its intensity, rapid acceptance and success. It is called “J Street.”

Jewish Americans stand up to the traditional Israel Lobby and say: “We are here too. Listen to us, our viewpoint has validity. AIPAC is not the only voice of the Jewish people.” AIPAC, large, strong and very well endowed, stands at ease. First it dismissed J Street altogether, but now it has to start listening and adapt (or fight).

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They Say, “AIPAC DOES NOT SPEAK FOR ME”

By Ari Bussel

Last week, we heard from Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to the President, and Antony Blinken, National Security Advisor to the Vice President, at the J Street Conference. There, Valerie reiterated the President’s iron-clad commitment to Israel and Antony repeated the President’s call for a two state solution that provides “a secure, Jewish state of Israel that lives side by side with an independent Palestinian state.” White House Office of Public Engagement Weekly Update, April 3, 2012

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Pastor Dr. Billy Ingram: Values in Practice

Eulogy given by Ari Bussel

We have just heard from the founder and leader of the ICN, General Shimon Erem, a true Hero of Israel. A day will come and you will remember this beautiful Sunday in Inglewood, and the fact you met a legend.

Join me on a journey of the first decade of the 21st Century. We will have four stops. In each, we will meet Pastor Dr. Billy Ingram and learn a lesson that is directly relevant to us today.

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