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December 23, 2009




 The Year in Verse


…The change in Washington gave the nod:

A new job for David Axelrod,

Another for Rahm Emmanuel,

Susan Sher, for First Lady Michelle.

Howard Berman was hot on Iran,

Drawing heat on health: Joe Lieberman.

Al and Barney, that’s Franken and Frank,

Covered the Democrats’ leftward flank.

What to say about Arlen Specter,

Philly’s own GOP defector?

Now Eric Cantor must lead the race

To diversify his party’s face.


Making big waves were Robert Bernstein,

Labor’s Stuart Appelbaum, Amy Dean,

Irving Moskowitz and Jane Ramsey.

Joel Engleman fought pederasty.

Speaking for the poor, the noble Ruth,

A dogged Messinger for the truth

That serving others is not a flaw.

While Marsha Levick, she used the law

To help the children unfairly jailed.

A different legal trouble tailed

Steve Rosen, but his good name was cleared.

Jeremy Ben-Ami: praised and jeered,

But J Street’s presence is now a fact

Even Mort Klein might agree to that!


Sara Hurwitz broke a glass ceiling.

Reb Shmuley left Gadhafi reeling!

Alysa Stanton walked brave new ground.

Sarah Lefton, she used sight and sound

To spread Torah, while Jay Michaelson

Taught ‘Everything’s God’ and God is one.

Steven Wernick was just tapped to lead

Conservative Jews, but will they heed?

Will Reform Jews move to the center,

With Eric Yoffie as their mentor?…

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