- Newsmaker: Security Holes Magnified after Tampa Plane Crash
The suicide crash of a small plane into a 42-story building in Tampa this weekend has raised questions about security at general-aviation airports, especially after it was revealed that the 15-year old pilot left a note expressing sympathy for Osama bin Laden. Tom McCann, of the Chicago Tribune, defends the instructor's actions and elaborates on the continuing lack of airline security at small regional airports.
- Reporter's Notebook: NY-LA Rift in American Jewry after Firing of LA's ADL Chief
The ADL is America's oldest and largest Jewish civil rights group. David Lehrer gave it a high profile in Los Angeles. His dismissal by the organization's New York-based director stunned the community and outraged the local ADL board. J.J. Goldberg, editor of the Jewish weekly Forward, says the controversy illustrates the growing rift between Jews in Los Angeles and Jews in New York.
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