Jewish officials this week welcomed the life sentence given a Palestinian man who planned to detonate a nail-packed bomb on a subway bound for Borough Park.
“This is an appropriate punishment for the threat he posed to the Jewish community,” said Adam Segall, director of the New York region of the Anti-Defamation League.
Allegations in an upcoming book that Israel’s secret intelligence agency taped sultry phone sex between President Clinton and Monica Lewinsky are “too contrived” to be true, the director of the Anti-Defamation League says.
James Beser |
No Peace At The Plenum
The Jewish Council for Public Affairs, the umbrella organization representing 122 local Jewish community relations groups and 13 national organizations, took a baby step toward support for “charitable choice” legislation, turned its back on convicted spy Jonathan Pollard and Jewish day schools and marched in place on the Mideast peace process at this week’s annual plenum in Washington.
James Besser |
The controversies swirling around the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington are likely to be dampened but not extinguished by this week’s appointment of Sara Bloomfield as director of the $53 million facility.