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    Olidort Hesitant about Palin

    Baila Olidort, the editor of Lubavitch.com, tells Forward Weekly that she has had second thoughts ever since VP nominee Sarah Palin’s weak interview performances, and that she has not yet decided how she will vote Full Story

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    WHO CARES?!?!?!?!/!!?
    Guest
    WHO CARES?!?!?!?!/!!?
    not very intelligent
    Guest
    not very intelligent

    Not very intelligent to vote based on sarah palin’s interview skills. there are much more important issues to base your decision of who to vote for.

    FIRE HER FROM LUBAVITCH.COM
    Guest
    FIRE HER FROM LUBAVITCH.COM

    WHO THE DOES THIS LADY THINK SHE IS .SHE THINKS SHE IS FROM THE ELITE. AND TO MIX LUBAVITCH IN POLITICS AND FOR WHO FOR AN ANTI SEMITE BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA .I DEMAND THAT LUAVITCH.COM FIRE THIS LADY .

    Cool it.
    Guest
    Cool it.

    The lady did not speak as a Lubavitch rep but as an individual who happens to work for Lubavitch. Besides, what she said was very balanced. The interviews would make anyone who thinks uncomfortable, and she said that her views sound good. To be even more balanced she said that she is undecided. This is the way to go in any political situation, niot to take sides.

    I agree with #1
    Guest
    I agree with #1

    It is not an endorsement but oan opinion, and COL had no business making a headline out of it.

    To 3 (and 2)
    Guest
    To 3 (and 2)

    Precisely because she didn’t want to “Mix Lubavitch in politics” she said she is “undecided” notwithstanding the fact that “Palin’s views are aligned quite well with traditional Jewish views” (and thus Olidort should and would vote for her).

    Spot on #4!
    Guest
    Spot on #4!

    I think she says she has “second thoughts” about Palin. I didn’t read anywhere that she says she’ll vote Obama. Or is that too confusing for col readers?

    to 4
    Guest
    to 4

    we dont need balance when it comes to barak hussein obama who is opposed to everything the torah stands for .pro abortion etc. .and anyone reading the article in the forward comes away with the impression that she speaks for lubavitch.

    Jewish valeus vs. interview
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    Jewish valeus vs. interview

    The editor of Lubavich.com is faced with a major dilemma. On one hand Gov. Pailin morals and beliefs are aligned with her Jewish beliefs, on the other hand the her interview with CBS was not intellectually satisfieing according to the editor, and her associates at the NYT(after all she is just a regular mom who is not influenced by the media elite). I would not wish for any of us to face such a major and hart braking dilemma.This brainstorming dilemma is especially painful when on the line are the presidency of the US and its policy toward ISRAEL. Barak… Read more »

    Pride in Baila Olidort
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    Pride in Baila Olidort

    Thank G-d, we Chabad women have an intelligent, thinking person like Mrs. Baila Olidort to represent us and be a spokewomen for us. Although she did not intend, infer or state in this interview that she is speaking for Lubavitch women, I am very proud to have her as my representative and as role model for the chabad community.

    Supporting Olidort
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    Supporting Olidort

    As a Lubavitcher woman in our community, I am relieved that someone, man or woman has voiced some hesitation regarding Sarah Palin. After listening to the debates and reading the statements she has made, it is impossible not to question her capabilities. Furthermore, Baila Olidort was extremely “pareve” in her assessment . She clearly stated she was undecided, and did’nt say anything outwardly negative about Palin.

    to 10 and 11
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    to 10 and 11

    im really dissapointed in both of u .ur a disgrace to lubavitch .enough said.

    To twelve
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    To twelve

    I’m really dissapointed with you!

    Read 6 and just in case that’s not enough – go back and read Olidort’s passage in the article again.

    Gosh – are you an Oholei Torah’nik or something? Hello? Anybody home?

    A major old issue
    Guest
    A major old issue

    What leeway deos a shiach or a Lubavitch rep to speak his mind without indicating that this is official movement policy

    Thank you Baila Olidort
    Guest
    Thank you Baila Olidort

    Finally someone with conviction stands up and speaks the truth, Sarah pailin is not fit to serve our country and Chas veshalom if a war breaks out i don’t see any country taking her seriously after all she is a hockey mom with no experience, this has nothing to do with barack obama and making fun of his name is just immature banter, The forward as well as lubavitch.com caters for intellectuals who are open minded Mrs.. Olidort makes some very valid points and should be commended. keep up the good work.

    MADE A MISTAKE
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    MADE A MISTAKE

    Baila Olidort tried to be politically correct. She ended up putting her foot in. . . . . Her statements were misplaced, wrong and not appropriate in that setting. Her comments as an Editor of Chabad.org, just should not have been made. It is of no consequence here, who she ends up voting for. It’s a personal thing but. . . . . . when approach by the Forward to share her “views” . . . .she should have respectfully replied “no comment”. Furthermore, Baila is too hard on Governor Palin. When first hired as an Editor of Chabad.org, her… Read more »

    cowards and politics
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    cowards and politics

    to # 15 you clearly seem to have a personal vendetta against Baila Olidort, as a matter of fact by you attacking her on a public forum is far worse then her saying a few words about sarah pailin. how quick you are to quote the rebbe when it suits you, do you really think the rebbe would approve of bashing her in public, get real you are from a competing website and have a bone to pick, i challenge you to write your name.
    Live and let live and lets stop being jealous and envious of others.

    Reply to 17
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    Reply to 17

    Dear 17, Funny, how also you, do not identify yourself. It would be nice if you practiced what you preach. On second thought, perhaps, it’s better this way. Let me just tell you that I DO NOT have any personal vendetta against Baila. On the contrary, as I have clearly stated in my comments. . . “I admire her as an accomplished Jewish woman and enjoy reading her material.” I think she is talented and Chabad.Org (com) is indeed lucky to have her. I want Baila to know (please relay the message to her), I meant what I said. This,… Read more »

    she is not
    Guest
    she is not

    chabad.org but lubavitch.com

    Obama
    Guest
    Obama

    Obama will be terrible for Israel, that’s what any self-respecting Jewish voter has to remember. nothing else matters.

    Guest

    trashy coments shouldnt be allowed on this website. its not right that people should be so judgmental against someone who is just saying what she thinks is right.

    dont defend baila olidort
    Guest
    dont defend baila olidort

    this has nothing to do with being smart intelligent etc. this has to do with whats good for jews .thats what the rebba cared about. and everyone knows that barak hussein obama is not good for jews. thats what its about .so mrs. olidort u can be smart intelligent but u are wrong .and if u helped even a bit obama u will regret it and have to do tshuvah for the rest of ur life.

    to #21
    Guest
    to #21

    If someone claims to speak in our name (i.e. Lubavitch) – I have the right to express my opinion about him or her

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