New York Rep. Anthony Weiner, a rising Jewish political star and a staunch supporter of Israel, went today to seek professional treatment for the behavior he admitted to this week — exchanging sexual messages and photos with women he met online — and he’ll ask for a short leave from Congress for this purpose.
Putting the onus on the Israeli side, a senior Obama adviser told Jewish leaders on Friday that the U.S. would like to see Israel re-enter peace talks based on parameters recently set forward by President Obama.35
“I have a sickness! I love to go to Jewish dinners. You learn a little something you never knew,” said Morris Offit, chairman of Offit Capital Advisors LLC. Hillel honored Offit with the Renaissance Award at its annual gala, held May 26 at The Pierre. “We all have our awakenings,” said Offit, who accepted the award from Leonard Feinstein, co-founder of Bed Bath and Beyond. “Hillel’s primary role is in giving students on campus ammunition to experience the centrality of Israel to the Jewish religion,” Offit said.
New arrests, guilty pleas and witnesses have bolstered an investigation into a multimillion-dollar fraud at the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.15
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