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  • ADL: Goldstone retraction spurs Arab anti-Semitism

    April 12, 2011 | 4:00 pm

    Richard Goldstone’s retraction of key findings in his report to the United Nations on the Gaza war has spurred a new round of anti-Semitism and conspiracy theories in the Arab world, according to the Anti-Defamation League.

    “Just as the original report was celebrated by Arab...

  • U.N. Human Rights Council: Goldstone Report stands

    April 5, 2011 | 10:10 am

    The United Nations Human Rights Council said it will continue to use the Goldstone Report as written, despite its author’s retraction of a key finding.

    Council spokesman Cedric Sapey told the Israeli daily Yediot Achronot on Monday that the Op-Ed written by Richard Goldstone...

  • After bombshell Op-Ed, questions for Richard Goldstone and Israel

    April 5, 2011 | 8:33 am

    Richard Goldstone’s original U.N. report on the Gaza war of 2008-09 landed like a bombshell in the PR war over Israel, damaging Israel’s reputation around the world with its finding that Israel potentially committed war crimes and crimes against humanity during its three-week war...

  • Dear Mr. Goldstone: Six months until Kol Nidre

    By David Suissa

    April 4, 2011 | 6:34 pm

    Dear Mr. Goldstone:

    You really screwed up. You screwed up so badly that Jeffrey Goldberg of The Atlantic says you contributed, more than any other individual, to the delegitimization and demonization of the Jewish state.

    The deliberate killing of innocent civilians is the...

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  • South African Jewish leaders meet with Goldstone

    May 4, 2010 | 11:52 am

    A delegation of senior South African Jewish communal leaders met with Richard Goldstone.

    Monday’s meeting, to discuss Goldstone’s participation in the 2009 United Nations fact-finding mission into the Gaza war and the contents of his committee’s report, was held as part of a deal...

  • Jewish magazine to honor Goldstone

    April 26, 2010 | 4:50 pm

    Tikkun magazine will give its 25th annual ethics award next year to Richard Goldstone, author of the U.N. report on the Gaza war.

    The announcement of the award came amid the controversy over Goldstone’s attendance of his grandson’s bar mitzvah in South Africa. Goldstone...

  • Goldstone will attend grandson’s bar mitzvah

    April 26, 2010 | 8:51 am

    Richard Goldstone will attend his grandson’s upcoming bar mitzvah in South Africa, following an agreement with local Jewish groups.

    The South African Jewish Board of Deputies brokered a deal between Goldstone and community organizations angry with Goldstone for his authorship of a...

  • Goldstone: Protest threats keeping me from simcha

    April 22, 2010 | 11:29 am

    Richard Goldstone said he will not attend his grandson’s bar mitzvah because of information his family received from the synagogue and a group’s protest threat.

    Goldstone, a former South Africa judge who has taken heat for his commission’s report on the Gaza war in 2009, made the...

  • Moves on Goldstone bar mitzvah spark brouhaha

    April 20, 2010 | 12:29 pm

    Talk about shul politics.

    In the interest of avoiding a disruption of his grandson’s bar mitzvah, Judge Richard Goldstone, author of the Goldstone report on the 2009 Gaza war, told JTA last week that he would not attend the family simcha next month at a Johannesburg synagogue.

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  • Group warns of Goldstone protest at bar mitzvah

    April 19, 2010 | 11:20 am

    A Jewish group in South Africa still plans to protest if Richard Goldstone attends his grandson’s bar mitzvah.

    South African Zionist Federation Chairman Avrom Krengel told the daily Cape Times Monday that his organization would still protest should Judge Richard Goldstone change his...

  • Goldstone barred from grandson’s bar mitzvah

    April 15, 2010 | 8:16 am

    South African judge Richard Goldstone is being barred from attending his grandson’s bar mitzvah.

    Following negotiations between the South African Zionist Federation and the Beth Hamedrash Hagadol in Sandton, an affluent suburb of Johannesburg where the event is due to take place,...