July 13, 2003 -- MAZEL tov to
New York's junior senator delighted and captivated congregants
during Saturday services at The Hampton Synagogue in Westhampton.
Clinton, whose step-grandfather was Jewish, addressed a number of
topics, including terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
"The Senate has come through with a significant commitment of
funds for the Israeli Defense Fund," she said to applause. "We will,
I'm sure, be approving that in the coming weeks."
On Palestinian Prime Minister Abu Mazen: "He must demonstrate in
deed what he has pledged to accomplish in word."
On the war against terrorism, she said: "Eventually we will be
victorious because of what we stand for and who we are."
CNN's Christiane Amanpour soldiered on - to Mecox Beach in
Bridgehampton for a little fun and sun with her young son.
Amanpour looked radiant in a classic red bathing suit while her
son was well protected from the rays in a blue and yellow bodysuit.
The Piano Man wants to set the record straight.
Talking to The Post as he surveyed the waters of Northwest Bay
from his 36-foot boat, the Alexa, Billy Joel idly massaged his goatee and
said, "My life is good, I have no complaints." But, he added. And
there were quite a few buts.
Of the East Hampton car crash last year that fueled his
notoriety, he said, "It was blown so far out of proportion, it was
Photos of his Mercedes wrapped around a tree "made it look much
worse than it was. I had no injuries. Nobody was hurt. No alcohol
On the subject of the media, he noted: "My girlfriend is not the
maitre d' at Jeff and Eddy's."
His reference was to news accounts that Kate Lee, his new
squeeze, works at a popular new Sag Harbor restaurant.
"She's the fishmonger in a fish store," he said.
"She wants to learn about local regional food. She's a potential
chef. How better to learn about fish than in a shop that sells
"Dentist to the stars" Larry Rosenthal - who has brightened the
smiles of Kathy Lee Gifford, Christy Brinkley, and Donald Trump -
was rushed into surgery yesterday after crashing his moped during an
afternoon spin in South Hampton, sources said.
A spokeswoman for Stony Brook Hospital said Rosenthal was in the
intensive care unit, recovering from surgery last night.
Police and hospital officials would not give details of the
dentist's accident. But sources said Rosenthal was riding his Vespa
moped with his son when he was struck by a vehicle and seriously
Sources said his son suffered a broken leg and was treated at
South Hampton Hospital.
Reported by Dan Kadison, Braden Keil, Marsha Kranes, Adam
Miller and Erin Calabrese. Written by Miller.
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