Jewish Journal


June 9, 2008

Mock LA mayor: ‘when I say Jewish state, I am referring not just to Israel, but also to California’*



“Is this anti-Semitic?”

I was just asked that question about a column in today’s LA Downtown News. I had wondered the same after I read the piece in which Executive Editor Jon Regardie ponders what Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa might say in explaining his criticized trip to Israel this week. (Just a guess, but considering flights are now over $2,000 and a few dozen city employees are flying out Wednesday, Angelenos can expect this to cost them upwards of $100k). Here are Regardie’s ruminations:

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