Sundown: Mr. ‘Kill all the Jews!’ Arraigned
Plus Brittany Murphy’s widower speaks, mazel tov Omri, and more
• The man who was arrested for shouting “Kill all the Jews!” on a Detroit-bound plane earlier this month pleaded not guilty to all counts. [AP/Vos Iz Neias?]
• Simon Monjack, the widower of actress Brittany Murphy, who was raised Orthodox in Britain, talks about his late wife and why he’s suing one studio for wrongful death. [The Daily Beast]
• Omri Casspi, the first Israeli to play in the NBA, was one of nine named to the league’s Rookie All-Star Team. The Rookies play The Sophomores on February 12th. [The Jewish Chronicle]
• Echoing Rush Limbaugh, a prominent hedge funder compared President Obama’s attacks on bankers to the Cossacks’ attacks on Jews; journalist Ira Stoll thinks he has a point. [Jeffrey Goldberg]
•Today is the 65th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. Speaking there, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recalled the “Nazi Amalek”—referring to the Biblical eternal enemy of the Jews—and warned of the “new Amalek.” [JTA]
• And President Barack Obama reminded us to never forget. [The White House]
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