Henry Siegel's curious connections - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Shmuel Gomez
    • 09.11.09 | 21:04 (IST)

    Henry Siegel omit one significant part of his biography, both in Haaretz and in his NY Times oped. He mentioned only that he was a director of the American Jewish Committee. Siegel did not mention, and perhaps did not tell either the NY Times or Haaretz, that he has served as a director of the Arab Bankers Association of North America (ABANA). A detailed google search led to the URL. Mr. Siegman has never worked in the field of international banking and was never an officer of a domestic bank in the US. So what practical reason would ABANA have for putting Mr. Siegman on its board of directors alongside a roster of experienced bankers and businessmen? Judging from Siegman's opeds in the NYTimes and Haaretz, I guess we have the answer to that question.

    from the article: Response / Henry Siegman on Burston and 'Israel's pathology'
    First published 15:19 09.11.09 | Last updated 19:56 15.11.09
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