Monday, September 2, 2002

The IDF fatally shoots a Palestinian who throws a grenade at an IDF checkpoint in Gaza, lightly injuring 1 soldier; sends tanks into Jenin, firing on the central market, wounding 1 Swedish journalist; conducts arrest raids in, around Jenin r.c.; demolishes 6 Palestinian homes in Zayf, s. of Hebron, leaving 50 Palestinians, including 26 children, homeless; opens a road nr. Netzarim, closed a wk. ago, to Palestinian traffic. (LAW, PR 9/3; LAW, PCHR 9/4)

Bush appoints the fmr. president of the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington and past chair of Israel Bonds as chmn. of the board of trustees of the Woodrow Wilson International Center. (WJW 9/12)