Netanyahu’s planned speech before Congress and claim to be a “representative of the Jewish people” continues to generate controversy, while a majority of Israelis think he should cancel the speech; former Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of Israel Yona Metzger indicted; group of Hasidic Jewish landlords in U.S. arrested for bribery and kickback scandal; F.E.G.S. under investigation by law enforcement officials; and victims of Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme will receive a payout of more than $300 million.
Christian Niedan stops by 92Y for a discussion of the new “Breaking Bad” spinoff, “Better Call Saul”; Rebecca Honig Friedman talks to the filmmakers of Israel’s entry to the Oscars, “Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem”; and Meredith Ganzman speaks to the cast of the new Broadway revival of Wendy Wasserstein’s “The Heidi Chronicles” in a segment from TJC’s theater show, Row J. Plus a preview of Steven I. Weiss’ Up Close interview with The Daily Beast senior correspondent Shane Harris about his book, “@War: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex.”
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