I thought his support of Obama was absurd, but I gotta give props to the guy for this.
"On my tombstone, which awaits me at the Trinity Church nondenominational
cemetery at 155th Street and Amsterdam Avenue, I had inscribed the last
words of Daniel Pearl -- uttered at his publicly viewed murder -- which
were, "My father is Jewish. My mother is Jewish. I am Jewish." I
believe those words should be part of the annual services on the Jewish
High Holiday of Yom Kippur, and should be repeated by the congregants."
Ed Koch, Z"L