A small, progressive synagogue in Edgewater that serves gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Jews said Saturday it had learned that it was one of the targets of the foiled mail bombs plot.And watch your webpage,
"We are somewhat alarmed and somewhat disturbed," said Lilli Kornblum, co-president of Or Chadash, a North Side congregation of about 100 members.
However, Zedek also learned Saturday that his synagogue's website had been repeatedly visited recently by someone from Egypt -- a fact that concerned him enough to report it to law enforcement authorities.And here's the coverage over at Harry's Place plus video below.
"What I was told this morning by the person who keeps our website current is that when she was checking to see how many hits we'd been getting recently, and this is before what occurred on Friday, to her surprise we had 83 hits from an address in Cairo, Egypt," Zedek said. "It does assume a greater interest in light of what happened.''