Jewish Journal

  • Count Minneapolis Jews on Swindler’s List

    By Rob Eshman

    December 18, 2008 | 4:28 pm

    Between $200-$600 million dollars.
    That’s one estimate on how much money members of the Minneapolis Jewish community lost to Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme.
    “Many, many people are wiped out,” someone close to that community told The Jewish Journal.
    (More details later from our... read on

  • Madoff cost Jewish Family Service $425,000

    By Rob Eshman

    December 17, 2008 | 8:17 pm

    Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles (JFS), the premier Jewish provider of a wide variety of social services to LA’s poor, elderly and disabled population, lost $425,000 in the Bernard Madoff scandal.

    The money, a portion of the JFS Endowment Fund, wasmanaged as part of the Jewish... read on

  • What Madoff investments reveal about Hollywood Jews

    By Danielle Berrin

    December 17, 2008 | 7:51 pm

    As financial losses resulting from the Madoff scheme continue to bleed throughout the country, two things have become clear: Jewish investors are acutely affected, and a few of them hail from Hollywood.

    First we heard about Spielberg, then Katzenberg, then their longtime business... read on

  • Bernie Madoff won’t ruin my Shabbat

    By David Suissa

    December 17, 2008 | 6:53 pm

    If you want to understand what’s behind the financial and ethical scandals we’re all consumed with these days, go to the Bellagio Casino in Las Vegas on any Saturday night, and look for the loudest craps table.

    If it’s a loud table, that means the roller’s on a winning... read on

  • Another Madoff domino falls: Hadassah loses $90 million

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    December 17, 2008 | 5:55 pm

    The number is almost too big to comprehend. It’s not quite as much as the $110 million that Yeshiva University lost in the Bernard Madoff investment scheme. But I’m not sure Hadassah has $90 million to spare. That’s right: $90,000,000.

    JTA reports:

    Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist... read on

  • Yeshiva University letter - ‘p.s., we lost only $110 million’

    By Dean Rotbart

    December 17, 2008 | 12:05 pm

    Developments have been breaking so rapidly in the Madoff investment scandal that there has been little time for reflection.  When there is time, it seems evident that Yeshiva University’s handling of the public relations crisis will become a case study in how


    to respond under... read on

  • Ripple effect of the Madoff deception - The Chais Family Foundation beneficiaries

    By Dean Rotbart

    December 17, 2008 | 11:10 am

    The Chais Family Foundation (CFF) is one of early victims of the Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities fraud.  Launched in November 1985 by the Chais family - led by Stanley and Pamela Chais of Los Angeles, CFF donated many, many millions of dollars to worthy global causes,... read on

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