The U.S. Capitol was locked down briefly on Thursday after gunshots were fired outside the building following a car chase across central Washington and a number of people including a law enforcement officer were hurt, officials said.
Blank bullets were fired outside a synagogue near Paris.
The Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) laid off about 30 employees as part of a general restructuring of the organization.
A British lawmaker was fired from his job working for a senior Conservative Party minister after attending a Nazi-themed party
Syracuse University fired assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine amid allegations that he sexually molested boys, rocking the multi-million dollar world of collegiate sports with more questions of sexual abuse and oversight, the university said on Sunday.
The Jerusalem Post fired senior reporter Larry Derfner after he penned a controversial blog post justifying terrorist attacks against Israelis.
Several senior employees of the Canadian Jewish Congress have lost their jobs in a restructuring of Canada's Jewish organizations and advocacy agencies.
Marla Gilson and the Association of Jewish Aging Services, which fired her after she was stricken by cancer, have come to terms. "As part of the settlement, AJAS has agreed to provide Ms. Gilson with additional severance and to provide financial support to help cover her medical expenses," said the statement issued by AJAS.
Fashion designer John Galliano was fired from his own designer label over accusations of anti-Semitism and racism.
Actor Charlie Sheen has been fired from his hit CBS sitcom in the wake of a rant against the show's executive producer that was called "borderline anti-Semitism." Sheen was fired Monday, effective immediately, from "Two and a Half Men," for which he was paid $2 million per episode. The series was not canceled, however.
The Oscar-winning, Jerusalem-born Natalie Portman has spoken out against the anti-Semitic remarks Dior’s just-terminated chief designer John “I Love Hitler” Galliano allegedly made after assaulting a couple in Paris last week, as caught on video.
"The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart jabbed back at fired CNN anchor Rick Sanchez.
Annabelle Gurwitch and her book, "Fired!: Tales of the Canned, Canceled, Downsized, and Dismissed," which includes the pink-slipped memories of folks like Robert Reich, Felicity Huffman and Bill Maher.
Edward Adams, a spokesman for the U.S. District Court in Alexandria, Va., announced last week that Lawrence Franklin had scheduled a guilty plea for this week.
On Wednesday, the New York headquarters of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) announced it had reached a settlement with Lehrer, whom ADL National Director Abraham Foxman fired last December in a move that shocked and angered many Angelenos.