Archive for October, 2007

White Supremacist Arrested in New York

Friday, October 26th, 2007

A member of a white supremacist group and a teenager have been arrested and accused of scrawling swastikas and other anti-Semitic graffiti on the side of a synagogue here and on a school bus, an elementary school and a house in nearby towns on Long Island, the Nassau County police said on Sunday.Swastikas and Jewish slurs scrawled in red spray paint were found Saturday on the Reconstructionist Synagogue of the North Shore, on a school bus parked at Roslyn High School and on a Roslyn Estates home, the police said. Graffiti also was found at an elementary school in Manhasset.

The police on Saturday arrested John Rocissano, 20, and a 17-year-old in connection with all four crimes. Mr. Rocissano, of Manhasset, and the teenager, of Floral Park, were to be arraigned Sunday on several counts of aggravated harassment and criminal mischief.

Source: www.nytimes.com

A People and a Nation

Friday, October 26th, 2007

Ruth Wisse has written a book on a topic that excites a great deal of attention now, but she has written it from an unusual perspective. Her book is not about the power that Israel exercises over the Palestinians, nor is it about the power that the