Elsewhere: Whistle-blower’s saga, aliyah appeal, debating refugees

A whistle-blower’s saga: The ordeal of Sam Kellner, who blew the whistle on alleged sex abuse in his Hasidic community only to be accused of extortion, has roiled Brooklyn’s District Attorney’s office. (Forward)

An aliyah appeal: Hillel Halkin revisits the case he made in his 1977 book “Letters to an American Jewish Friend.” (Mosaic Magazine)

Debating refugees: As some Israelis debate what is to be done regarding Palestinian refugees and their descendants, “there needs to be an open debate among Palestinians about what’s really best for them,” writes Dahlia Scheindlin. (972 Magazine)

Brooklyn College’s anti-Israel guests: The Daily News editorializes on new programs featuring anti-Israel speakers at Brooklyn College, the scene of a previous controversy on a pro-boycott event. (N.Y. Daily News)