Tim Boxer

01/08/2015 | | Jewish Week Online Columnists | Tim Boxer

One day in 1945 an eager volunteer for the Anti-Defamation League brought a beautiful young woman to meet Arnold Forster, the organization’s legendary general counsel.

“She’s going to work with you. She can make speeches.”

“Who is she?” Forster asked.

“Don’t you know? She was just crowned Miss America!”

12/28/2014 | | Jewish Week Online Columnist | Tim Boxer

Barbara Walters was thrilled to accept a humanitarian award from former Mayor Michael Bloomberg at the annual dinner of American Friends of Magen David Adom on Dec. 2 at the Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers in New York.

12/01/2014 | | Jewish Week Online Columnist | Tim Boxer

Senator Ted Cruz of Texas was the most exciting entrée that president Mort Klein dished up at his Nov. 23 Zionist Organization of America dinner at Manhattan’s Grand Hyatt.

11/21/2014 | | Jewish Week Online Columnist | Tim Boxer

Who can cut through Henry Kissinger’s thick Germanic accent? Maybe that’s one reason Richard Nixon tape recorded in the Oval Office — so he could take time later to decipher his secretary of state’s remarks.

11/12/2014 | | Jewish Week Online Columnist | Tim Boxer

Fox News special correspondent Geraldo Rivera has a Star of David tattoo on his left fist. He got the tattoo in 1974 after reporting on the Palestinian terrorists who slaughtered 22 children in a kibbutz nursery school at the Maalot kibbutz in the north.

10/02/2014 | | Jewish Week Online Columnist | Tim Boxer

At the Sept. 22 ADL dinner, Israeli President Shimon Peres and Google chairman Eric Schmidt were seated next to each other – and not just because both were honorees.