Welcome to New York depicts disgraced IMF chief as boozy, bloated predator
Plus Philippines may withdraw Golan troops, dropping DSK charges, and more
The former IMF Chief’s latest saga yields some impressive turns of phrase
Plus Jack Lew to be named treasury secretary?
Plus Alan Gross gets a visit from Cuban Jewish leaders
Accused rapist, a Jew, decries ‘age-old witch hunt of a minority group’
Plus the Assad emails, we off Drake? and more
Plus U.N. report refers to Gaza ‘collective punishment,’ and more in the news
Anthony Weiner, Eliot Spitzer, and Dominique Strauss-Kahn are all a certain type: the Jewish Big, narcissistic, entitled, and unapologetic. And society loves to see a Jewish Big fall.
That was the half-year that was, on The Scroll
Plus, next week the flotilla, settlement clash, and more in the news
In surprise, global fund exercises age rule against Stanley Fischer
The scandal seems to be less about Anthony Weiner’s sexual social networking than the fact that he got caught. As technology thins the line between public and private, do politicians retain a right to be human?
Like this week’s parasha, TV’s fall lineup—with shows about Playboy bunnies, sultry stewardesses, and pretty P.I.s in tight pants—offers women nothing but humiliation
‘We’ll see what happens,’ he says as others sing his praises
How Israel’s central banker would land the top job
Plus a gay Conservative rabbi, and more
The dumbest blog post you’ll ever read (and no, it’s not this one)
Plus, Mamet Agonistes, Korean Jews, and more
Two Jews, including Israeli central banker, are in the running
The putrid DSK defenses prompt a closer look at les philosophes francais
Plus, sanctioned Assad blames Israel, and more in the news
Plus, MoDo on DSK, LVT on Nazis, and more
Plus Assad admits mistakes were made, and more in the news
Alleged sexual predator may have empowered France’s National Front
Plus, DSK, Israel transfers tax revenue, and more in the news
Le Pen, daughter of notorious right-wing French politician, runs for president
Could France soon see its first Jewish president?
Roughly a quarter are Jews; Bernanke is No. 1