Israeli MK Apologizes, Says Comments On Reform ‘Misinterpreted’

02/05/2014 - 19:00

JERUSALEM — Israeli lawmaker David Rotem apologized for comments attributed to him that members of the Reform movement are not Jewish, saying his words were “misinterpreted.”

eBay Apologizes For Sale Of Holocaust Items

11/03/2013 - 19:00

The online auction website eBay apologized for allowing Holocaust memorabilia to be sold under its auspices.

Quake Aid Won't Ease Tensions With Israel, Says Turkish FM

10/27/2011 - 20:00

Diplomatic tension between Turkey and Israel will continue despite Israeli earthquake aid to the stricken country, Turkey's foreign minister said.

Ahmet Davutoglu told the Turkish news service Today's Zaman that “political conditions remain,” and Ankara will not change its position on Israel despite the assistance.

Is Kanye West a Philo-Semite?

The easy thing to do after Kanye West's poorly chosen words this weekend--in which he likened the noxious stares he gets these days to ones people might give Hitler--is to ask for an apology.  No word yet on whether any Jewish groups are asking for one, but my bet is that it's in the offing.  But perhaps a better thing to do is to ask: are his comments a reflection of philo-semitism?  

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