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The Detroit Jewish News, 2002-11-29

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Decrease Seen
In Hate Attacks

ing it proved he cannot be taken
seriously. Haider has threatened to
resign many times in the past.

New York/JTA — Hate crimes
against U.S. Jews declined slightly in
2001 from the year before, according
to the annual FBI tally of such
crimes.
There were slightly more than
1,000 attacks against Jews, compared
to nearly 2,900 against blacks, who
suffered the largest number of bias
attacks. Hate crimes against Muslims
increased from 28 'in 2000 to 481 in
2001, "presumably as a result of the-
heinous incidents that occurred on
Sept. 11," the report said.
Abraham Foxman, national direc-
tor of the Anti-Defamations League,
said the report cited a slight increase
in religion-based crimes from 2000,
nearly 60 percent of which were
directed and Jews and Jewish institu-
tions.

Bush Signs
Insurance Bill

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Five Added
To Sports Hall

New York/JTA — A renowned
sports journalist who died last year is
among five people elected to the
International Jewish Sports Hall of
Fame.
Dick Schaap was a sportswriter
and broadcaster for Sport Magazine,
NBC, ABC and ESPN.
Dutch tennis star Tom Okker,
University of North Carolina basket-
ball star Lennie Rosenbluth, Russian
fencer Sergei Sharikov and Al Munro
Elias, who established the Elias
Sports Bureau, were also named to
the hall, located at the Wingate
Institute in Netanya, Israel. The
honorees will be formally inducted
next July.

Haider Changes,
Won't Resign

Vienna/JTA — Austrian far-right
leader Jorg Haider withdrew his res-
ignation as governor of the state of
Carinthia.
Haider said that resigning would
have been the "logical consequence"
following his Freedom Party's poor
showing in Sunday's national elec-
tions. But he withdrew his resigna-
tion after "party friends" said "my
`Carinthian way' is good and I
should continue." Austrian politi-
cians blasted Haider's flip-flop, say-

Washington/JTA — President Bush
signed a bill that shifts most of the
cost of terrorist attacks onto the fed-
eral government.
The new law, which provides
insurance companies with up to
$100 billion in government protec-
tion against losses from terror
attacks, is expected to help Jewish
federations and other groups that
have been burdened with high insur-
ance.premiums.

Arab Threatens
Terror In U.S.

Jerusalem/JTA — A Palestinian legis-
lator threatened suicide attacks
against the United States, according
to Palestinian Media Watch.
President Bush's policies toward the
Arab work will leave Arabs so isolat-
ed in world opinion that they will
have no alternative but to carry out
suicide bombings, Nahed Munir
Alrayis wrote in the Palestinian
Authority's official daily Al-Hayat Al-
Jadida, the media watch group
reported.

Palestinian Children
Fight Israeli Forces

Jerusalem/JTA — Palestinian chil-
dren recently joined armed gunmen
in fighting Israeli forces in Jenin,
according to a journal published by
Hezbollah.
After being taught at a very early
age to throw stones at members of
the Israel Defense Forces, Palestinian
children are now using grenades and
homemade bombs, the publication
said.

Jewish Community
Lauds Daniel Pearl

New York/JTA — The father of slain
Wall Street - Journal reporter Daniel
Pearl accepted an award for his son
from the umbrella group of North
American Jewish federations.
At the United Jewish Commun-ities'
General Assembly last week, Daniel

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