Jewish community aghast at intelligence official's comment on synagogue bombing

  • 1999-03-25
  • Sandra L. Medearis
RIGA - While lawmakers called for his dismissal and Lainis Kamaldins tried to pry his foot out of his mouth, Riga's Jewish leaders conceded March 19 to forgive the Constitution Protection Office director for saying it is possible that Jews may have bombed Riga's synagogue last April with the knowledge of Jewish community leaders."When we see a man who has made a mistake and we have the impression that he really regrets the mistake, we can forgive him," community leader Gregory Krupnikov said March 19 after a meeting with Kamaldins. "We're tolerant people as a people."The flap started the mo...
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