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  • 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 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Dominique Strauss-Kahn Is Jewish. So?

    By Rob Eshman

    May 15, 2011 | 5:10 pm

    If you couldn’t tell by the last name, numerous sources will confirm that Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, is Jewish. 

    “Dominique Strauss-Kahn was born on 25 April 1949 in the wealthy Paris suburb of Neuilly-sur-Seine,...