Celebrating `Jews And Money’ At The Four Seasons
10/21/2010 - 21:01
Gary Rosenblatt

I didn’t know whether to smile or cringe on receiving an invitation to an upcoming book party for Abe Foxman, the national director of the ADL, on his new book, “Jews and Money: The Story of a Stereotype."

The party is being hosted by Jack Rudin, a major real estate magnate in New York, and will take place at The Four Seasons, a restaurant associated with wealth, if not lavish wealth.

What were they thinking? I wondered.

I trust that Foxman and Rudin, two men I admire and respect, will do their best that evening to explain away the nasty stereotype…

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Obviously not thinking about the 1/3 of the NY Jewish community that is in poverty or near-poverty. Maybe we can host a book party at one of our low income senior citizen residences. How about it Abe?
How about talking about JOB CREATION in the Jewish community. Thank you William Rapfogel for including us as Jews. It's not just seniors anymore, it's working age people who can't get a job, and are behind in their mortgage.