"[Mahmoud Ahmadinejad] represents a rejection of everything these religious groups stand for," Abraham H. Foxman, national director of the Anti-Defamation League, said in a prepared statement on Sept. 10. "His speech at Columbia University a year ago showed the futility of attempting to dialogue with a dictator who makes crystal clear his antipathy towards the West, who denies the Holocaust, and who defends the Iranian regime's willful neglect of basic human rights." He added that the religious organizations sponsoring the dinner "have tarnished their reputations as peace-seekers and bridgebuilders."
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