Love letters and other writings by Nazi propaganda head Joseph Goebbels did not sell at a much-touted auction.
The writings were offered Sept. 27 at the Connecticut auction house, Alexander Historical Auctions.
Only one offer reportedly came in by telephone for the collection of Goebbels’ early writings, well below its opening price of $200,000. The lot could go on sale again at a lower price, Bill Panagopulos, president of Alexander Historical Auctions, told Haaretz.
Shai Agassi, the Israeli-American founder of Better Place, which is bringing electric car charging stations to Israel, was ousted as the company’s CEO.
Agassi will remain a member of the Better Place board, the company announced Tuesday. He is being replaced by Evan Thornley, currently head of the company’s Australian unit
Better Place, based in Palo Alto, Calif., raised more than $750 million in investments since it was founded in 2007. In that same time, the company has lost $490 million, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Israeli United Nations Ambassador Ron Prosor stormed out of the United Nations Monday morning as Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad took the podium to address a forum on international law.
“There is no justice and no judge here,” Prosor was quoted as saying to aides as he left the room. “The leader of a outlaw state that flouts international law on a regular basis and violates the fundamental principles of the rule of law has no place here.”
An Israeli law center that combats terrorist organizations by seeking compensation for victims is suing the hotel that is hosting Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad at the United Nations General Assembly next week, seeking the president’s room to satisfy a portion of a judgment one of its clients is owed by Iran.
An explosion at a kosher grocery shop near Paris, reportedly caused by a grenade, damaged the store and injured a shopper, French police said.
Police have not linked Wednesday afternoon’s attack to the release of caricatures hours earlier by a Paris weekly depicting the Muslim Prophet Muhammad, including one featuring a haredi Orthodox Jew and a religious Muslim.