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  • Strauss-Kahn, former IMF boss, cleared of prostitution charges

    June 12, 2015 | 8:30 am

    A French court cleared Dominique Strauss-Kahn, a former head of the International Monetary Fund, of pimping charges.

    Three judges of the Correctional Tribunal of the northern French city of Lille determined Friday that Strauss-Kahn, who is Jewish, did not promote or profit from...

  • Prosecutor asks for Strauss-Kahn acquittal in French sex trial

    February 17, 2015 | 3:41 pm

    A French prosecutor asked a criminal court on Tuesday to acquit former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of a pimping charge for his role in what investigating magistrates argued was an organized sex ring using prostitutes.

    Strauss-Kahn was tipped to become French president before...

  • Sex offence trial of ex-IMF head Strauss-Kahn opens

    February 2, 2015 | 12:12 pm

    Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former International Monetary Fund chief tipped to become French president before a New York hotel maid accused him of sexual assault in 2011, went on trial in France on Monday in a separate case of alleged procuring of prostitutes.

    Strauss-Kahn, 65,...

  • Strauss-Kahn countersues NY hotel maid for $1 million

    May 16, 2012 | 3:30 pm

    Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has filed a $1 million countersuit against the hotel maid who accused him of sexual assault, costing him his job and any chance of being elected president of France.

    New York police arrested Strauss-Kahn a year ago when hotel maid Nafissatou...

  • Strauss-Kahn held in French prositution probe

    February 21, 2012 | 1:17 pm

    Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was questioned by police on Tuesday over his dealings with an alleged prostitution ring that was run from the northern French city of Lille and organised sex parties in Paris, Brussels and Washington.

    Strauss-Kahn, a former finance minister...

  • 2011’s Top 10 Jews in the news (Like them, or not)

    By JewishJournal.com

    December 26, 2011 | 1:48 pm

    Last year, we started our Top Jew of the Year list by featuring “Jews who embody the best in Jewish values.”  For 2011, however, we had to readjust our thinking a bit. Below, a list of Jews in the News, with the best of the Tribe up top, and the rest…well, you’ll see.


  • Strauss-Kahn wants hearing in French prostitution scandal

    November 16, 2011 | 3:16 pm

    Dominique Strauss-Kahn reportedly is urging French magistrates to speak with him as soon as possible about a prostitution scandal in which he has been implicated.

    Dubbed “The Carlton Affair,” the scandal involves the luxury Carlton Hotel, a Lille establishment that reportedly...

  • Strauss-Kahn returns to Paris to mixed welcome

    September 4, 2011 | 4:46 pm

    Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn returned to Paris for the first time since being charged with sexual assault in New York.

    With the charges dropped, Strauss-Kahn, who was once a Socialist Party leader favored to beat French President Nicolas Sarkozy in...

  • Dominique Strauss-Kahn is a Pig & a Pervert, Not a Rapist

    By Ilana Angel

    August 24, 2011 | 10:35 am

    Mr. Strauss-Kahn became a free man yesterday when all sexual assault charges against him were dropped.  We will never know what really happened, but as I said from the beginning, I don’t think he raped anyone. Dominique Strauss-Kahn is a pig and a pervert to be sure, but he is not...

  • Charges dropped against Dominique Strauss-Kahn

    August 23, 2011 | 4:41 pm

    A New York State Supreme Court judge has closed the sexual assault case against Dominique Srauss-Kahn.

    On Tuesday, Judge Michael Orbus dismissed all charges against the former head of the International Monetary Fund following an official request Monday from the Manhattan District...

  • Strauss-Kahn is released from house arrest as case weakens

    July 1, 2011 | 8:55 am

    Dominique Strauss-Kahn was released from house arrest on Friday as the sexual assault case against him moved one step closer to dismissal after prosecutors told a Manhattan judge that they had serious problems with the case.

    Prosecutors acknowledged that there were significant...

  • Sex, Politics, Deviants, Dogs, Jews & Gentiles

    By Ilana Angel

    June 8, 2011 | 1:15 pm

    The last couple of years have seen a lot of news stories on politicians behaving badly with affairs and silly pictures over Twitter.  There are different levels of inappropriate behavior, and while we’ll never know why certain choices were made, it’s interesting to try to figure...

  • Dominique Strauss-Kahn resigns from IMF

    May 19, 2011 | 8:06 am

    Dominique Strauss-Kahn resigned as managing director of the International Monetary Fund following his arrest and imprisonment on charges of sexual assault.

    In a statement dated Wednesday on the IMF website, the popular left-leaning political figure expected to run for French...

  • Why powerful men can’t keep their pants on

    By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

    May 18, 2011 | 10:24 am

    The number of public men destroyed of late through sexual scandals is simply staggering. Within 48 hours of each other we heard that IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who many believed would be the next President of France, as well as Arnold Schwarzenegger, until a few weeks ago the...

  • Letters to the Editor: Israel Festival, Etta Israel, Dominique Strauss-Kahn

    May 17, 2011 | 6:00 pm

    Israel Independence Day Fest Is Loved, Missed by Many

    I was very moved and touched by Rob Eshman’s editorial last week (“I Miss Us,” May 13). I was born and raised in Los Angeles and, other than my years in Israel or New York, I spent every single Yom HaAtzmaut at a community...

  • Strauss-Kahn arrest shakes France’s Jews

    May 17, 2011 | 11:03 am

    Shock waves continue to ripple throughout France as Dominique Strauss-Kahn, considered the likely Socialist Party candidate to challenge President Nicolas Sarkozy in French presidential elections next year, remains in a New York City jail on charges of sexual assault.


  • A Kristallnacht lesson for our generation

    May 16, 2011 | 11:52 am

    It was Nov. 9 - Kristallnacht, the night of “broken glass” - when hundreds of Jewish businesses and virtually every synagogue throughout Germany and Austria were set ablaze.

    On that terrible night in 1938, my father, Sol, ran into a burning synagogue near his home in Vienna and...