Chicago Jews Did Nazi WGN’s Yom Kippur Wishes Coming

(Chicago, IL — September 24, 2015) – A Chicago television station offering well-wishes to Jews on their Day of Atonement finds itself having to do some atoning itself. WGN-9 aired a story on Tuesday about Yom Kippur, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar. Unfortunately, someone in their graphics department decided to use the symbol…

Swiss Miss as Coffee Creamer Causes a Füehrer

(Zürich, Switzerland — March 24, 2015) – Switzerland’s largest supermarket chain, Migros, is causing quite a stir with its latest marketing campaign. Some might even say they’re causing a Führer. Migros finds itself apologizing for an “unforgivable blunder” related to – of all things – coffee creamers. The lids for the company’s coffee creamers –…

Congress Listens as Netanyahu Goes Nuclear

(Washington, DC — March 3, 2015) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu finally gave his long-awaited – and much criticized – speech to a joint session of Congress today. Make that 89% of a joint session of Congress. If the purpose of the speech was to warn Congress about Iran’s nuclear ambitions, cause a diplomatic…

Anti-Semitism a “New Norm” in Wisconsin, Idaho

(Madison, WI — February 16, 2015) – Over the past few months, many Americans have watched in horror as violent acts of anti-Semitism are carried out in foreign lands. They deduced that something was rotten in Denmark on Sunday as a synagogue was attacked in Copenhagen. Now that the acts of anti-Semitism are on the…

Holocaust Anniversary to be Commemorated, Celebrated, Shunned

(Auschwitz, Poland — January 27, 2015) – Most of the world is getting ready to commemorate the 70th anniversary of International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Others are planning to celebrate, and still others are planning to deny. First commemorated 10 years ago, the date was chosen to mark the anniversary of the Soviet liberation of the…

Scalise Goose-Steps Foot in Mouth During 2002 Speech

(Baton Rouge, LA) – House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) has given plenty of speeches during his political career. A member of the House of Representatives since 2008, Scalise is now coming under fire for one speech given six years before first winning his current Congressional seat.Note to politicians: you should always be wary when…

Marylander Helps Iran Celebrate Death to America Day

(Gaithersburg, MD) – November 4th in Iran is the annual Death to America Day holiday. As everyone knows, nothing beats a holiday with the word “death” in its title. For 35 years, Iranians have celebrated by screaming “Death to America!” and “Death to Israel!” as they mark the anniversary of the takeover of the United States…