Defense Minister speaks with Beinish , condems attack

Defense Minister Ehud Barak spoke with Supreme CourtPresident, Dorit Beinisch and inquired as to her condition following the assault perpetrated on the her Wednesday morning.

Barak, following his return to Israel from from a meeting with EgyptianPresident Hosni Mubarak at Sharm e-Sheikh, condemned the attack on the country's chief magistrate.

Beinisch was lightly wounded Wednesday morning when a 52-year-oldman with a criminal record threw two of his sneakers at the chief justice asshe presided over a court hearing – striking her in the face with the firstshoe and knocking her off her chair as the second whizzed past.