Jewish Journal

  • Is Jim Cramer Jewish?

    By Rob Eshman

    March 14, 2009 | 10:28 pm

    Google the question, “Is Jim Cramer Jewish?”  Go ahead—about 500,000 web surfers already have.  For a long time, the first result to pop up was a forum entry at stormfront.something-or-other, the Internet’s safe harbour for Frustrated White Males.  The entry offers only this... read on

  • Cramer v. Stewart…Jew v. Jew

    By Rob Eshman

    March 13, 2009 | 10:10 pm

    Cramer v. Stewart; Jew v. Jew

    Last night’s encounter between Jon Stewart and Jim Cramer should be replayed, studied, discussed and memorized at every single yeshiva and Jewish day school.
    Make the debate a mandatory part of the curriculum.  Why?  Because there are few more... read on

  • Afraid of jail, Madoff wants bail (again)

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    March 13, 2009 | 5:12 pm

    Breaking news from Reuters:

    Lawyers for confessed swindler Bernard Madoff on Friday appealed the decision by a U.S. Judge to revoke his bail when he pleaded guilty to running the biggest fraud in Wall Street history, a court official said.

    No details were immediately available of... read on

  • Forgive Bernie Madoff? Please

    By Rob Eshman

    March 12, 2009 | 2:09 pm

    KNX-AM Radio showed up at my home at 5:41 am to interview me about Bernie Madoff.  Yes, they had given me a warning phone call, and even promised I only had to stumble out in my pajamas.  I put on pants.

    At the end of the interview, the incredibly awake reporter thrust a mike closer... read on

  • Fill Out A Madoff Survey

    By Rob Eshman

    March 12, 2009 | 2:00 pm

    Hinda Mandell, a doctoral student in media studies at Syracuse University, is researching news coverage of the Bernard Madoff scandal and reaction (both Jewish and non-Jewish) to the scandal. Tell her what you think of how the news is covering the Madoff scandal, as well as your... read on

  • Why the truth may go to jail with Bernie Madoff

    By Dean Rotbart

    March 12, 2009 | 1:45 pm

    Wall Street loves leverage.  But by pleading guilty today to 11 criminal charges, Bernard L. Madoff eliminates the main leverage that federal investigators might have used to get him to cooperate with their ongoing investigation, especially concerning who else may have been involved... read on

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The ripple effect of the Madoff deception.

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