August 2005

The movie “The Pianist” tells Wladyslaw Szpilman’s story. Szpilman was a native of Poland, a renowned concert pianist, and also a Jew. He survived the Holocaust. (more…)

From Linda Bergh:

In Defense of Dr. Dhafir
Sent to Post-Standard on 8/24/05 (Unpublished)
To the Editor:

I must write in defense of Dr. Dhafir against government allegations that he had connections with terrorism. (more…)

Please feel free to take copies of any of my writing and publish. I ask only that you give me credit and provide a link to this website. (more…)

This exchange is published with permission. My responses are in bold.

Dear Katherine:

I have tried to follow the Dhafir story since its inception. I feel that there is much more to it than what is reported in the press, and I am interested in your views since you probably know more about it than anyone else in the community. I am not concerned, here, with the “terrorism” charge that the Justice Department is now bringing. (more…)

If you would like to support Dr. Dhafir’s defense fund you can purchase t-shirts, bumper stickers and pins at Justice for Dhafir. Three different t-shirts are available: (more…)

To concerned citizens:

At the bottom of this email there is a copy of a letter that I had published in the Syracuse Post-Standard on August 19th. It was in response to an article of Wednesday, August 17th. The headline of the Wednesday article read: (more…)

Sentencing Postponed (more…)

Chris Wiegand commented below on my “Response to Post Standard Editorial”, and states:

“I agree that Dr. Dhafir wasn’t a terrorist, but he was certainly a crook; he diverted hundreds of thousands of dollars that should have gone to charity into his pocket. (more…)

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