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  • Senator urges U.S. to seek extradition of Arab terrorists

    NEW YORK, Sept. 8 (JTA) – A leading U.S. senator has joined with the parents of terror victims in urging Washington to press for the extradition of Palestinians suspected of killing 11 American citizens. Sen. Alfonse D’Amato (R-N.Y.) said Tuesday that the United States should set a deadline for Palestinian Authority Chairman Yasser Arafat to…

  • International Jewish group readies response to pope’s Shoah document

    NEW YORK, Sept. 2 (JTA) – An international group of Jewish interreligious affairs experts is set to issue a critical response to the Vatican’s statement on the Catholic Church’s role during the Holocaust. The response from the International Jewish Committee on Inter-religious Consultations would not be the first Jewish reaction to the document, but it…