Jewish Artifacts To Go For Millions In Steinhardt Judaica Auction.
Steinhardt bought Biblical antiquities and ceremonial objects and books from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. He acquired the second volume of a 15th-century illuminated manuscript of Jewish laws, the Mishneh Torah. (The first volume had already been taken by the Vatican.) And he kept buying tzedakah boxes.
The Mishneh Torah is going on the block with an estimate of $4.5 million to $6 million,...
Huffington Post has The Lord Ahmed Interview: Peer 'Completely And Unreservedly' Apologises To Jewish Community.
The peer says he has "the greatest respect" for the Jewish community and could not "believe [the video] when I saw it".
I am relieved to hear him confess that his comments were "completely wrong. Unacceptable."
So why make them? At first, the former Labour councillor and property developer is defensive. "Probably because of the terrible experience of the accident…" His voice trails off. "I cannot honestly say why.." He starts to stutter. Then a pause. Then, a refreshingly honest admission: "It must have been a twisted mind that said those things."