USA. The Department of Special Investigations of the US Ministry of Justice initiated a denaturalization process against the former Nazi accomplice Yuozas Guzulaytis.
The representatives of the Ministry of Justice found evidence of the fact that Guzulaitis (he is now 77) was a guardian in the Maidanek death camp and escorted columns of Jewish prisoners to the Dahau death camp. He emigrated to the USA in 1950, having concealed the truth about his Nazi past.
66 criminals have been denaturalized in the USA since 1979. 54 out of them have been deported; about 200 people are under investigation now.
Great Britain. Jonathan Sax, Chief Rabbi of Great Britain, together with other religious leaders met Prime Minister Tony Blair. Therabbi complimented the Prime Minister for his firm position in the war against terrorism and blessed him.
Italy. A demonstration of solidarity with Israel against terrorism and biased events coverage in press took place in Rome. The demonstrators also protested against using Palestinian children as live shields and against Islamic anti-Semitism. The demonstration was organized by Jewish organizations, the Federation of Italian and Israeli associations and organizations, standing for true mass media information.
USA. The Brendice University in the USA will be the first higher education institution in America to introduce a broad educational program on Israel studies. The department was created thanks to donations from Karl, Garry and Helen Stoll from Long Island. Students of the new department will study historical roots, political development and current problems of the Jewish state in detail, said university officials.
FRG. Michael Friedman, a Frankfurt attorney and Vice-President of the Central Jewish Council of Germany was awarded the German television prize for the best informational talk-show. His program is shown on the central German channel ARD. Friedman is known for asking his guests strict questions and discussing debatable problems, instead of escaping them.
FRG. According to the Chancellor of Germany Gerhard Shreder, the world community should apply pressure upon Israel and Palestine to intensify efforts on peace talks and terrorism fighting. "But first the countries should return to the dialogue", - the Chancellor said at the joint press conference with Abdulla, King of Jordan.