Do the names Abner Louima, Amadu Dialo ring a bell? The Crown Heights riots? Howard Beach? The fire bombing of synagogues in Riverdale, recently? I have lived in several countries, Marlene, but I have never lived in a place that was immune from bigotry. Quite frankly, I have more important things to do than to educate you about historic race relations in your own city. Just one question: what do you think Harlem was, the Riviera? It was, and is a ghetto, famous enough for the entire world to know about.
Preliminary report: Palestinian stabs man near Damascus Gate, Jerusalem (Haaretz)
from the article: Maze of checkpoints separates sisters