THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Friday, September 28, 1984
R EV I
THE REVEREND AND THE MAYOR, Jerry Falwell and William Donald Schaefer, met at a prayer breakfast
meeting in Baltimore this summer. Some Jewish officials were upset that the Mayor's Breakfast was serving
up religion. "I'm not a Republican," Falwell said, "I'm a Baptist."
JESSE JACKSON sparked black interest in presidential
politics but infuriated Jews for his pro-Arab policy posi-
tions and his private anti-Semitic remarks about
"Hymies." The first major black presidential candidate
was conciliatory in his address to the Democratic con-
vention but many Jews adopted a wait-and-see attitude.
PREACHING ANTI-SEMITISM, Rev. Louis
Farrakhan attracted national attention not
only for his vehement rhetoric against
Judaism but because he remained a
close supporter of Rev. Jesse Jackson.
NATIVITY SCENES may be paid for by government funds, the Supreme Court ruled in
March, upsetting many advocates of church-state separation.