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  • PARKS DEPT. SENT KIDS TO JEW-BLAMING 'CROWN HEIGHTS' PLAY

    02/23/2004 9:03:21 PM PST · by Alouette · 33 replies · 487+ views
    New York Post ^ | Feb. 23, 2004 | David Seifman
    <p>February 23, 2004 -- The Parks Department sent kids in an after-school program to a play that Jewish leaders charge "distorts history" and exacerbates racial tensions, The Post has learned. The play, called "Crown Heights," suggests that Jews instigated the 1991 riots in the Brooklyn community of the same name and portrays yeshiva student Yankel Rosenbaum as the victim of an accidental stabbing, not a deliberate killing.</p>
  • Boy Scouts under siege in culture wars

    01/19/2004 11:11:48 PM PST · by kattracks · 19 replies · 1,422+ views
    Union Leader ^ | 1/20/04 | HAROLD JOHNSON
    THE CITY of San Diego recently announced a whopping gift of taxpayer dollars to the American Civil Liberties Union. With budgets tight up and down California, San Diego citizens might have been surprised to learn there was so much extra cash lying around city hall. The payoff is part of the city council’s shameful cave-in to the ACLU’s lawsuit that aims to kick the Boy Scouts off of public parkland in San Diego. As part of a nationwide anti-Boy Scout crusade by activists who can’t stomach Scouting’s traditional values, the ACLU filed suit in 2000 to end the Scouts’ $1...