The first lawmaker to speak at a closed-door Capitol Hill confab convened by the Republican Jewish Coalition’s women’s affiliate was, naturally enough, a woman. So was the second.
Think immigration through -- again. Forget about gay marriage. And for heaven’s sake, when it comes to rape, shut up!
Mitt Romney’s record as a moderate Republican governor would seem to have made him ideally suited to peel off Jewish votes from President Obama. The problem is that he spent much of the past half decade running from that past.
Current and former members of the 55-person council and others connected to the museum say Zeidman helped bring a stability and professionalism that sometimes had been lacking in previous years.
Fred Zeidman is coming to Washington to straighten out the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council, and a lot of people wish him well. But it will take more than good wishes to help the spectacularly successful, periodically troubled council and the Holocaust Museum it runs.