The owner of the New York Knicks said he “shouldn’t have responded” to criticism by a 73-year-old Jewish fan — but stopped way short of apologizing to Irving Bierman.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says there was a good reason she nodded off while attending President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address last month: “I wasn’t 100 percent sober.”
Argentine Federal Prosecutor Gerardo Pollitica is requesting permission to investigate President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman and others members of the Argentine government in the cover-up of Iran’s involvement in the AMIA bombing.
Germany condemned on Friday a cartoon published in a Greek leftist newspaper close to the new ruling party in Athens that depicts Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble in a Nazi uniform making comments that invoke the Holocaust.
Two employees of the insurance company that bilked a New York Jewish poverty charity in a $9 million fraud scheme were sentenced to probation on Friday, the office of New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said.
The mayor of Chisinau, Moldova, said he would restore a landmark structure, largely destroyed during the Holocaust, as a monument to local Jews who died in the genocide.
Luxembourg’s wartime leaders willingly cooperated with German Nazis in the persecution of Jews during the Holocaust, a government-commissioned study determined.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu backed down in a fight over Israel’s most prestigious arts and sciences award on Friday, saying he would not meddle in the prize days after removing several of its judges for not reflecting “Israeli society.”5
Rabbi Barry Freundel secretly videotaped at least 150 women in the mikveh at his prominent Washington D.C. synagogue, prosectors reportedly told a meeting of alleged victims.14
Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel is lending his support to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s March 3 speech to Congress on the dangers of Iran’s nuclear program - an address that has antagonized the White House and divided American Jews.30
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