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May 15, 2012 | 11:09 am
Offensive lineman Mitchell Schwartz, a second-round draft pick of the Cleveland Browns, signed a four-year, $5.17 million contract with the team.
Schwartz, a tackle from the University of California, Berkeley, was selected 37th overall in April’s draft. The Jewish player was...
February 10, 2011 | 11:45 am
December 30, 2010 | 9:33 am
A Swedish neo-Nazi leader who organized the theft of the “Arbeit Macht Frei” sign from Auschwitz was sentenced to nearly three years in prison.
A Polish court on Thursday sentenced Anders Hogstrom, who acted as a middleman between a neo-Nazi buyer and five Polish thieves, to 32...
April 22, 2010 | 11:13 am
Three Polish men convicted of stealing the famous Auschwitz “Arbeit Macht Frei” sign failed to show up for their prison sentences.
The men had been given compassionate leave following sentencing and before entering prison. Two are brothers who were visiting their sick mother;...
March 18, 2010 | 11:22 am
A Polish court convicted three men for stealing the “Arbeit Macht Frei” sign from the front gate of Auschwitz.
The Polish men, who confessed last week to cutting the 16-foot metal sign in pieces and stealing it, were given sentences ranging from six months to 2 1/2 years,...
October 6, 2005 | 8:01 pm
A traffic sign with the words, "Leaving Brooklyn Oy Vey!" went up on the Williamsburg Bridge from Brooklyn into Manhattan. The city's Department of Transportation approved the sign earlier this month, after rejecting an earlier request from Borough President Marty Markowitz.
"The beauty is, every ethnic group knows it," Markowitz said of the expression.
February 22, 2001 | 7:00 pm
The sign to the left, posted by Israeli Jewish and Arab students at Technion-Israel Institute of Technology around the elite Rehovot campus, reads: "We, the Arab and Jewish students of the Technion, who daily sit together in the same classrooms in cooperation and friendship, express our pain over the recent outbreaks of violence in our country. It is up to us to continue living here in mutual dignity, peace and security. We call on every Technion student to speak out against violence, and on every citizen to work on behalf of good neighborly relations."
February 24, 2000 | 7:00 pmIsrael has never seen anything this glitzy. True, there have been neon menorahs for Chanukah and light bulbs outlining Israel's numerical age on Independence Days. But this is another ball game altogether. Hundreds of thousands of people driving on the Israeli freeway this week have...