The Jewish owner of a real estate company in New York is donating his $50,000 winnings from a Super Bowl bet to charity.
I’ll never forget sitting with a group of intellectuals several years ago, at the height of the messy war in Iraq, and discussing why President Bush and America had fallen so low in the esteem of the world. One great mind after another offered sophisticated analyses. My head was spinning.
“This is strictly a business decision,” a Comcast source told Rupert Murdoch’s Web site MarketWatch about whether Comcast, the biggest cable operator in the U.S., will offer Al Jazeera English to its 24 million subscribers. Not a decision about whether Al Jazeera English is anti-American, anti-Israeli, a tool of Al Qaeda, a propagandist for Palestinians. Or none of the above. Nope – it’s strictly dollars and cents.
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.
Jimmy Fallon does Charlie Sheen...WINNING!
Yes, it's true. I was raised as an Orthodox Jew -- in Bakersfield no less. My parents were very strict about going to temple and observing the holidays and religion. But Dad also used to take me to the local wrestling matches when I was around 10. He got a kick out of watching the wrestlers and their antics, and I did, too.
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