Quote of the Week

Sunday, February 27, 2011
"If the Internet is the new battlefield in the long, simmering standoff between Cuba and the United States, then jailed American contractor Alan Gross is the conflict's first POW."

-- Nick Miroff, columnist for Global Post, in Washington Jewish Week, 2/23/11

On the issue of Alan Gross, the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations have sent a letter to Cuban dictator Raul Castro urging his immediate release.