| Multiple Choice question: When a February meeting in Washington brought together religious leaders supporting legislation designed to help persecuted Christians abroad, who was honored for his especially influential efforts? (a) William Bennett (b) Gary
by Mindy Belz
Posted 3/14/98, 12:00 am
The correct answer is (e), because the honoree was a 76-year-old, Jewish but non-religious, former New York Times editor, Abe Rosenthal. Here is his story.
Like others who escaped the Jewish immigrant neighborhoods of the Bronx to take up residence on the Upper East Side, Abe Rosenthal has a bona fide story from the school of hard knocks.