A group that seeks to convert Jews to Christianity removed from its website references to a scheduled fundraiser appearance by George W. Bush, though a Bush spokesman said the former president still plans to attend.
Bush was scheduled to headline a Nov. 14 fundraiser for the Messianic Jewish Bible Institute, with tickets ranging from $250 to $100,000.
Meanwhile, the Anti-Defamation League on Monday afternoon gently critiicized the former president for his participation in the event.
Yet another presidential heiress is marrying Jewish.
Less than six months after Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky went under the chuppah, Lauren Bush, granddaughter of former President George H.W. Bush's granddaughter and niece of former President George W. Bush, has announced her engagement to David Lauren, son of fashion designer Ralph Lauren (ne Ralph Reuben Lifschitz).
JERUSALEM (JTA) -- The administration of former U.S. President George W. Bush offered to absorb 100,000 Palestinian refugees if Israel and the Palestinians reached a peace deal, Ehud Olmert said.
The former Israeli prime minister, speaking to the Geneva Initiative conference in Tel Aviv Sunday night, said that Israel had agreed to absorb a symbolic amount of Palestinian refugees, a number he said to be fewer than 20,000.