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  • Designer Galliano loses lawsuit against Dior in firing over anti-Semitic rant

    3 weeks ago

    The British fashion designer John Galliano lost his lawsuit against Christian Dior for unfair dismissal.

    The decision by a Paris employment court was announced Tuesday.

    Galliano, who was fired in March 2011 after being filmed making anti-Semitic statements at a Paris bar, was...

  • New York Diary: Between Hikind, Galliano and MacFarlane

    By Shmuel Rosner

    March 1, 2013 | 5:06 am

    Yesterday I wrote about the controversy surrounding Seth MacFarlane's purportedly anti-Semitic Oscar night jokes which implied that Jews control Hollywood. But the MacFarlane case wasn’t the only recent episode involving: 1.Jews; 2. an attempt at being humorous; 3. supposed...

  • Designer John Galliano dresses as Chasid for N.Y. Fashion Week show

    February 13, 2013 | 10:33 am

    John Galliano, the former Christian Dior fashion head who was fired after making anti-Semitic slurs in a Paris cafe, dressed as a Chasidic Jew at New York Fashion Week.

    Galliano, who was praised recently by the Anti-Defamation League for his efforts at rehabilitation, wore a long...

  • ADL lauds ‘redemption’ of disgraced designer Galliano

    January 18, 2013 | 9:07 am

    The Anti-Defamation League said disgraced designer John Galliano has changed his beliefs and now understands the evils of anti-Semitism.

    Galliano, who lost his job as the top designer at Christian Dior after he was arrested for making anti-Semitic statements at a Paris bar, had...

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  • Designer John Galliano loses French title over anti-Semitic tirades

    August 29, 2012 | 3:28 pm

    Fashion designer John Galliano reportedly was stripped of his Legion of Honor medal because of anti-Semitic behavior.

    The newspaper Le Point, among other French media, reported that a decree by French President Francois Hollande published last week on France’s official journal...

  • Designer Galliano reportedly sues Dior over firing for anti-Semitism

    August 29, 2012 | 3:18 pm

    Designer John Galliano reportedly has filed an $18.7 million lawsuit against Christian Dior, the fashion house that fired him for anti-Semitic speech.

    On Tuesday, the website of the London-based The Daily Telegraph reported that Galliano “is believed” to have lodged an...

  • How Much Does it Cost to Hate Jews?  For John Galliano, it’s $8500.00

    By Ilana Angel

    September 8, 2011 | 6:43 pm

    Designer John Galliano finally had his day in court.  By “day”, of course I mean a whopping 6 minutes.  Galliano lost his job at Dior after he was caught on tape in a drunken stupor, bashing Jews, and today he was found guilty of “public insults toward persons on the basis of...

  • Galliano sentenced to suspended fine

    September 8, 2011 | 10:00 am

    A Paris court sentenced fashion designer John Galliano to a suspended fine and no jail time for making anti-Semitic and racist remarks to patrons at a local cafe.

    Under Thursday’s sentence, Galliano must pay 6,000 Euro (about $8,500) if he offends again.

    He had faced up to six...

  • A nice Jewish boy to head up Christian Dior?

    By Lauren Bottner

    August 22, 2011 | 4:42 pm

    Bad news for John Galliano, but good news for the Jews:  Marc Jacobs, a Jewish boy from Jersey will replace Galliano as creative director of Christian Dior.

    Galliano was ousted in March after he was caught on camera spewing anti-semitic hokum at a french restaurant Galliano Who...

  • ON TRIAL: John Galliano’s sloshed defense over anti-Semitic remarks

    Lauren Bottner

    June 22, 2011 | 4:31 pm

    If he walks like an anti-Semite, rants like an anti-Semite, looks like an anti-Semite, then maybe…

    John Galliano, former Dior Fashion Designer, went on trial in Paris today for anti-Semitic and racist remarks to local café patrons earlier this spring. Charged with “public...

  • Designer Galliano goes on trial for anti-Semitic remarks

    June 22, 2011 | 10:26 am

    Fashion designer John Galliano went on trial in Paris for making anti-Semitic and racist remarks to patrons at a local cafe.

    Galliano arrived at the courthouse Wednesday afternoon. He could face up to six months in prison and a fine of about $32,000 on charges of “public insults...

  • Designer John Galliano fired from his own label

    April 18, 2011 | 8:30 am

    Fashion designer John Galliano was fired from his own designer label over accusations of anti-Semitism and racism.

    Galliano, who was fired on March 1 as chief designer at Christian Dior, was dumped from the label that bears his name but is 91 percent owned by Dior, Women’s Wear...

  • The Gibson Scale

    By Rob Eshman

    March 9, 2011 | 12:51 pm

    The sheer volume of anti-Semitic spoutings and sputters in the past couple of months poses a serious question for Jews: When should we laugh? When should we worry?

    When should we fight back?

    The problem is one of priorities. It is so tedious to drop everything we’re doing and...

  • Charlie Sheen, John Galliano and the Jews

    March 8, 2011 | 11:55 am

    Expressions of anti-Semitism by public figures generally follow a certain script in the media.

    The politician/actor/public figure says something construed as offensive/hostile/insensitive to Jews. Abraham Foxman, the national director of the Anti-Defamation League, issues a...

  • Charlie Sheen and John Galliano—both Jewish?!?

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    March 6, 2011 | 2:26 pm

    In the aftermath of Charlie Sheen’s anti-Semitic rants last week, the actor told Access Hollywood that he is MOT.  Replied the show’s host:  “You’re getting accused of anti-Semitic remarks; you might want to say, ‘By the way, I’m Jewish!’”  “I know, I know — stupid...

  • Mike Huckabee and Natalie Portman [UPDATE-AUDIO]

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    March 4, 2011 | 5:37 pm

    Poor Natalie Portman—who has suffered more than her share of fools this past week—courtesy of Dior’s ex-chief designer John Galliano, and now former Arkansas governor and probable 2012 presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee. 

    First there were the alleged anti-Semitic remarks by...

  • Designer Galliano denies anti-Semitism, apologizes

    March 2, 2011 | 3:24 pm

    Fashion designer John Galliano denied accusations of anti-Semitism and racism that cost him his job, but he also apologized for his behavior and “personal failure.”

    “I must take responsibility for the circumstances in which I find myself,” Galliano said in a public statement issued...

  • Natalie Portman Vs. Dior Ex-Designer’s Anti-Semitism [UPDATE] [VIDEO]

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    March 1, 2011 | 1:08 pm

    The Oscar-winning, Jerusalem-born Natalie Portman has slammed the anti-Semitic remarks Dior’s just-axed chief designer John “I Love Hitler” Galliano allegedly made after assaulting a couple in Paris last week, as caught on video.  The Miss Dior Cherie spokesperson/model—who pointedly...

  • UPDATE: Christian Dior designer fired over anti-Semitic slurs [VIDEO]

    March 1, 2011 | 9:31 am

    British fashion designer John Galliano was fired by the Christian Dior fashion house after harassing a couple using anti-Semitic and racist slurs.

    Galliano’s firing as chief designer for Christian Dior was announced Tuesday, just days after he was suspended from Dior.

    Galliano’s...

  • Fashion and Hitler [VIDEO]

    By Susan Freudenheim

    March 1, 2011 | 8:55 am

    Video has recently surfaced of Christian Dior fashion designer John Galliano saying “I love Hitler,” and allegedly making anti-Semitic remarks at a Parisian cafe that prompted at couple to call the police.

    Huh?

    What prompts such behavior? So now, after having his picture flashed...

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