The basketball world was united in their support for NBA Commissioner Adam Silver following his decision to ban Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life and fine him $2.5 million for racist comments.
A Hasidic man from Brooklyn was sentenced to five years probation for throwing bleach in the face of a rabbi who had accused the man’s father of being a sexual predator.5
Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling was banned for life and heavily fined by the National Basketball Association (NBA) on Tuesday over racist comments he made.6
An Ethiopian-Israeli lawmaker called racist statements attributed to Donald Sterling, the Jewish owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, “disgusting” in a letter to NBA Commissioner Adam Silver.
With Middle East peace talks frozen and expectations of a negotiated deal at an all-time low, a growing number of Israeli politicians believe it is time for the government to set the nation’s own borders unilaterally.4
The mayor of eastern Ukraine’s biggest city was in a stable condition on Tuesday in a hospital in Israel, where he was flown after being wounded in the highest-profile assassination attempt in the standoff between Kiev and Moscow.
Israeli forces demolished several structures, including a mosque, in a Palestinian village on Tuesday, the day a deadline for a deal in now-frozen peace talks expired.20
Former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi reiterated his claim to be a friend of the Jewish people and Israel and said it was “surreal” to call him anti-German.
A Jewish leader in Germany has called for public condemnation of an anti-Semitic attack that occurred in Berlin.
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