Taxpayer Against the “Madrassa”

Here’s a minute-long clip of Beth Gilinksy, one of the people protesting the city’s first Arabic-themed public school, the Khalil Gibran International Academy.

Gilinsky, president of a group called Jewish Action Alliance and a member of the Stop the Madrassa Community Coalition, says that the group opposes the school because it uses public money to promote religion, although her real concern seems to be that the religion in question is Islam, and that the school will somehow breed terrorism.

Pamela Geller, a conservative blogger and former associate publisher of the New York Observer, is also a member of the group.