Ahmed Nassef didn't hug me, but I would have let him. I'd heard of him, had read stories about him and had tried unsuccessfully to contact him several months ago.
Last weekend, I was in Washington, D.C., to speak at a Hillel Conference, and guess whose name was also on the speakers' roster?
When my talks were done, I went to his. The college students were already packed into the room, and I understood why.
An FBI warning that Al Qaeda might attack Jewish targets with gasoline trucks ignited widespread concern in Los Angeles and fueled heightened security in Jewish communities nationwide this week.