Last night’s NBA Draft was the last one for commissioner David Stern, who has been in the office since 1984.
David Stern, the commissioner of the National Basketball Association, said he will be retiring in 2014 after 30 years in the position.
Survivors are suing the commission on Nazi-era insurance claims, a commissioner has called for the resignation of its chief and Jewish officials handling the claims acknowledge serious problems.
But they also say there probably isn't a better way to dole out the claims.
The anger and frustration some lawmakers and survivors feel toward the International Commission on Holocaust Era Insurance Claims peaked last week when several survivors filed suit, claiming the organization was delaying payments.
California's insurance commissioner, John Garamendi, a member of the commission, later joined the suit and called for the resignation of the commission's chairman, former U.S. Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger.
Last week, the U.S. Department of Justice took a stand against the best interests of the most aged, infirm and vulnerable of Holocaust survivors.
Seemingly without shame, the federal government filed briefs arguing that significant court victories for long-forgotten survivors should be overturned.