The scandal involving the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty, which provided a stunning example of charities fraud and toppled one of the Jewish communal world’s most respected figures, might not be over, The Jewish Week has learned.
Jon Rubin, a Jewish restaurateur from Pittsburgh, has a special taste for conflict.
His four-year-old eatery, Conflict Kitchen, has a rotating menu featuring foods from countries currently or previously in conflict with the United States. In the past, he’s featured delicacies from Afghanistan, North Korea, Cuba, Iran, and Venezuela. The menu at...
During the years of Nazi occupation of France, Albert Modiano, father of the newest Nobel laureate in literature, refused to wear the yellow star that Jews were required to wear. When he was arrested by French police working with the Gestapo, he was inexplicably freed by a black marketer working in collaboration with the Gestapo. Modiano survived the war years by working with those who helped set him free.