"Max"imum Potential

a blog by Max Kleinman, Executive Vice President/CEO

Bad Missiles vs. Good Missiles

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said it best: Israel uses its missiles to protect its civilians, and Hamas uses its civilians to protect missiles. This, in short, summarizes the asymmetrical moral case for this war.

A Tale of Two Cultures

(This blog post was written before the heavy rocket fire from Gaza began and Operation Protective Edge was initiated.)

What a horrendous week for Israel and the Palestinians. First, there was the heinous murders of our three boys and then the revenge murder of an Arab teenager by Israelis.

My Journey — Part III

(These remarks were made by Max Kleinman at a luncheon honoring Gail and Max that preceded the 17th Annual UJA Benefit Concert on Sunday, May 18.)

While the bulk of Soviet Jews were settled in Israel, hundreds of thousands joined their relatives primarily in the United States and Canada. Fu…

Unity For What?

When President Obama complained that Syria had crossed the “red line” when it used chemical weapons against its own citizens, he was contemplating air strikes against Syria. In a 48-hour turnaround, he sought Congressional support before any strikes. Congress balked, and Valamir Putin, t…

My Journey - Part II

(These remarks were made by Max Kleinman at a luncheon honoring Gail and Max that preceded the 17th Annual UJA Benefit Concert on Sunday, May 18.)

After my brief detour into academia as the job market in history was poor, and it’s even worse today, I received a Federation Executive Recrui…