An offensive billboard that the Anti-Defamation League said reinforces anti-Semitic stereotypes was removed.
The Anti-Defamation League criticized the New York ad campaign of Wodka vodka for reinforcing anti-Semitic stereotypes.
As Russia celebratesthe 500th year of its unofficial national beverage, Yevreskaya Vodka -- or Jewish Vodka -- is succeeding with Russians by emphasizing Jewish religion and culture. Yevreskaya sells in Moscow at about $2 for a pint -- a medium-priced vodka by local standards. The Urozhai distillery, located in a village five miles outside of Moscow, first put Yevreskaya on the market six years ago.
It's late on Sunday evening at KFI 640 AM's &'9;Koreatown station, and within the confines of an overly bright fluorescent-lit radio booth, a tall man with Phil Donahue-white hair and a scraggly reddish beard worthy of the Norse god Thor sits alone at the mike.
Dressed in dependable Chabad wear -- white dress shirt, black slacks, yarmulke and tzizit hanging out -- Rabbi Chaim Mentz is an unexpected voice, booming out of the radio in a heavy Brooklyn accent.
"You got questions, I got answers!" Mentz enthuses in a gravelly voice.