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From the Ted Talk by Zak Ebrahim: I am the son of a terrorist. Here's how I chose peace.

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Open Cloze

On November 5th, 1990, a man named El-Sayyid Nosair walked into a hotel in _________ and assassinated Rabbi Meir Kahane, the leader of the Jewish _______ League. Nosair was initially found not guilty of the murder, but while serving time on lesser charges, he and other men began ________ _______ on a _____ New York City landmarks, including tunnels, synagogues and the United Nations headquarters. Thankfully, those plans were foiled by an FBI _________. Sadly, the 1993 _______ of the World Trade Center was not. ______ would eventually be convicted for his involvement in the plot. El-Sayyid Nosair is my father.

Solution

  1. defense
  2. planning
  3. bombing
  4. informant
  5. dozen
  6. nosair
  7. manhattan
  8. attacks

Original Text

On November 5th, 1990, a man named El-Sayyid Nosair walked into a hotel in Manhattan and assassinated Rabbi Meir Kahane, the leader of the Jewish Defense League. Nosair was initially found not guilty of the murder, but while serving time on lesser charges, he and other men began planning attacks on a dozen New York City landmarks, including tunnels, synagogues and the United Nations headquarters. Thankfully, those plans were foiled by an FBI informant. Sadly, the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center was not. Nosair would eventually be convicted for his involvement in the plot. El-Sayyid Nosair is my father.

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