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  • Bernie Madoff: Bad for the Jews, good for JewishJournal.com

    By The Web Guy

    December 25, 2008 | 3:51 am

    I want to thank Brad Greenberg, David Suissa, Danielle Berrin, Rob Eshman, Dean Rotbart and Tom Teicholz for their hard work on this (experimental?) group blog and make sure they know all the hard work has paid off.

    Bernie Madoff may be bad for the Jews, but he has been good for... read on
  • NYU sues Merkin over Madoff losses

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    December 24, 2008 | 5:25 pm

    And here ... we ... go:

    Hedge fund executive Ezra Merkin has been sued again for entrusting investments with confessed swindler Bernard Madoff, this time by New York University, which said it lost about $24 million.

    The lawsuit in New York State Supreme Court is among a series... read on

  • Days before Madoff was arrested, he still seemed a white knight

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    December 24, 2008 | 3:46 am

    Bernard Madoff made the cover of The Journal this week. Not that he didn’t dominate the inside pages last week, but as our editor in chief, Rob Eshman, told the L.A. Times: “In a word, it’s a catastrophe—by far the biggest Jewish story of the year.”

    I’d actually venture that it’s... read on

  • Being Bernie: A theory

    By Tom Teicholz

    December 22, 2008 | 4:23 pm

    Last night at a dinner party, the talk was about Madoff, as I’m sure it is at Hannukah parties and Holiday get-togethers everywhere.

    One attendee who had a long and storied career in finance told me that he knew Madoff and was shocked—“Madoff was a pillar,” he said, “He was head of... read on

  • Add Alexandra Penney, former Self Magazine editor and self help author to the list of Madoff victims

    By Tom Teicholz

    December 22, 2008 | 4:07 pm

    As she writes in The Daily Beast, Alexandra Penney, self help author and former editor of Self magazine lost all her savings in the Madoff fraud.  Read it here.

  • Bernard Madoff Fantasy Finance League

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    December 21, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    The New York Times yesterday published an in-depth exploration of the Bernard Madoff web of lies. It begins:

    By the end, the world itself was too small to support the vast Ponzi scheme constructed by Bernard L. Madoff.

    Initially, he tapped local money pulled in from country clubs... read on

  • No place for hate on JewishJournal.com

    By The Web Guy

    December 21, 2008 | 5:20 pm

    As news of the Madoff scandal ripples across the WWW, haters of various stripes are rejoicing.

    Neo-Nazis, Holocaust revisionists, Jews for Jesus, ‘white’ supremacists and other anti-Semites are gleefully filling blogs and Web sites with their garbage, or zevel as one poster here put... read on

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