‘Son of Sam’ to appear at Beth El Synagogue

ST. LOUIS PARK, Minnesota. June 11, 2012 — In a letter to its members, Beth El Synagogue announced today that it is excited about the appearance of David Berkowitz (“Son of Sam”) at an August 8, 2012, “important fundraiser for…[the] synagogue.” The letter continues, “His appearance coincides with the 35th anniversary of Mr. Berkowitz’s arrest for the murder of six people and wounding of several others, a time when New Yorkers came together with a singular purpose.” Continue Reading

Beth El Synagogue, Condi Rice, and Dialogue

Beth El Synagogue (St. Louis Park, Minnesota) and its invitation to Sec. Condoleezza Rice to appear in its National Speaker Series: the saga continues.


To recap: In defense of its invitation, synagogue leaders have stressed their desire for dialogue on difficult issues. Here’s the score on dialogue so far.


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