Posts Tagged ‘apologizes’

Concordia University Student Union Apologizes to Jewish Community for Campus Culture of ‘Fear’

Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. Photo: Concordia University / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.(https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/https://www.flickr.com/photos/concordiauniversity/5279916243) The student union at Montreal’s Concordia University issued a letter of apology to the Jewish community on its Facebook page Tuesday, admitting to “indifference” in the face of antisemitism on campus and calling for training and other procedures to combat anti-Jewish sentiment. “More than […]

Facebook Apologizes For Getting 533 Million Users’ Personal Data Stolen Before They Could Sell It

Facebook Apologizes For Getting 533 Million Users’ Personal Data Stolen Before They Could Sell It Brought to you by: MENLO PARK, CA—According to reports, personal data from over 500 million Facebook users has been stolen and posted to a hacking website. Facebook quickly issued an apology that the data ended up in hackers’ hands for […]

NJ newspaper apologizes for using antisemitic epithet in photo caption

A New Jersey newspaper left a photo caption with the term “JAP,” a pejorative for “Jewish American princess,” on its website for over 14 hours. The caption in the Gannett-owned Asbury Park Press, which went with a photo of a female Orthodox nurse, read: “A f***ing hot nurse, a total JAP, loads a syringe with […]

Jewish Teaneck, NJ paper apologizes for joke on IDF shooting Palestinians

A small Jewish newspaper based in Teaneck, New Jersey, issued an apology for a satirical article published in February regarding the shooting of Palestinians, NJ.com reported Saturday night. The weekly publication Jewish Link had originally published an article on February 25 titled “100,000 Palestinians shot by Israeli soldiers.” The article in question did not refer […]

College Basketball Coach Apologizes for Telling Team to ‘Stay on the Plantation’

A college basketball coach is apologizing after using an analogy during a recent locker room talk in which he told his players that they needed to “stay on the plantation.” Creighton men’s basketball coach Greg McDermott made the comments following a tough loss to Xavier last week. McDermott apologized for the remarks in a statement […]

Japanese PM apologizes after spokesperson quits over expensive dinner scandal that breached ethics law

Japanese leader Yoshihide Suga has apologized after his spokeswoman, Makiko Yamada, resigned for “breaching the ethics law” by attending expensive dinners hosted by the prime minister’s TV executive son, Seigo Suga. Yamada formally quit her position as the cabinet public relations secretary in the wake of the scandal around her attendance at the expensive dinners […]

Tokyo Olympics chief quits, apologizes again over sexist remarks

Tokyo 2020 Olympics chief Yoshiro Mori resigned on Friday and again apologized for his sexist remarks that sparked a global outcry, leaving the troubled Olympics searching for a chief five months from the start. “My inappropriate comments caused a big trouble. I am sorry,” Mori, 83, said at an Olympic organizing committee meeting. He said […]

K-pop star apologizes after posting photo pictured next to Nazi imagery

K-pop star Sowan issued an apology after posting photos of her posing next to a mannequin donned in a Nazi uniform on her official Instagram page.Sowan is a member of the all-female Korean pop group GFriend, and took the photos in November. She currently has over 800,000 followers on Instagram.Sowan deleted the post “when she […]

Omaha middle school apologizes for Hitler ‘quote of the day’

A middle school in Omaha, Nebraska, has apologized to students and families after a quotation from Nazi Germany leader Adolf Hitler was displayed in a school hallway as the “quote of the day,” the Omaha World Herald reported Tuesday. A staff member had written the adage, “The man who has no sense of history is […]

University College London Apologizes for ‘History and Legacy of Eugenics’

 (The Christian Institute) — University College London (UCL) has apologized for its “fundamental role” in the development of eugenic beliefs and practices. Following an independent inquiry into the history of eugenics at UCL, the institution expressed “deep regret” for “legitimizing” the harmful ideology. Eugenicists associated with UCL include Sir Francis Galton — who coined […]

Ireland Apologizes For ‘Profound Wrong’ Of Cruelty At Church-Run Homes For Unwed Mothers

LONDON (AP) — Ireland’s prime minster issued a formal state apology Wednesday to the thousands of unmarried women and their children who endured pain, shame and stigma at church-run institutions, saying his government was determined to start righting the country’s wrongs. Prime Minister Micheal Martin’s apology came a day after the final report of an […]

Staten Island politician apologizes for yelling ‘Heil Hitler’ at a protest

A Republican politician in the New York City borough of Staten Island has apologized for yelling “Heil Hitler” during an on-camera tirade at a protest last month. Leticia Remauro, a Republican consultant running for borough president, was protesting the closing of a bar last month for violating coronavirus restrictions, according to the New York Daily […]

‘I Was Wrong’: Jeremiah Johnson Apologizes for False Prophecy Predicting Trump Second Term Win

CHARLOTTE, NC — Self-identified prophet Jeremiah Johnson, who, according to a recent statement, believed he had been “given an assignment to help the body of Christ prophetically discern the plans God had for Donald Trump,” has apologized for falsely prophesying that Trump would win a second term in the White House. “I would like to repent […]

‘Hitler was right on one thing’ – Congresswoman apologizes for antisemitism

Rep. Mary Miller, the Illinois Republican who said in a speech that “Hitler was right on one thing,” apologized after initially defending her remarks. At a Wednesday rally in Washington, D.C., shortly before a pro-Trump mob overran the US Capitol, Miller gave a speech in which she talked about the importance of Republicans reaching young […]

GOP congresswoman apologizes for saying ‘Hitler was right on one thing’

Rep. Mary Miller, the Illinois Republican who said in a speech that “Hitler was right on one thing,” apologized after initially defending her remarks. At a Wednesday rally in Washington, D.C., shortly before a pro-Trump mob overran the U.S. Capitol, Miller gave a speech in which she talked about the importance of Republicans reaching young […]

Newly Elected GOP Rep Apologizes for Hitler Remark

Representative Mary Miller (R-Ill.), who was recently elected to Congress, apologized on January 8 for saying earlier in the week that “Hitler was right about one thing.” On January 6, Miller said during a rally organized by the nonprofit organization Moms for America, “[Adolf] Hitler was right on one thing. He said, ‘Whoever has the […]

Austrian Jewish leader apologizes: Wrongly administered COVID vaccines

 The head of Austria’s Jewish community has apologized for COVID-19 vaccine doses that were administered to community members, including himself, who were not meant to receive them. In a letter to the community released Monday, Oskar Deutsch said it was a “mistake” to have included nonpriority individuals in the vaccinations administered on Dec. 30 at […]

Irish TV Channel Apologizes for Causing ‘Offense’ With Blasphemous Skit Depicting God Convicted of Rape

DUBLIN — The Irish public service broadcaster RTE has apologized for causing offense after receiving hundreds of complaints about a blasphemous comedy skit that aired on New Year’s Eve depicting God led away by police after being convicted of raping Mary. “RTÉ recognizes that matters which can cause offense naturally differ from person to person, […]

New Hampshire state representative apologizes for sharing post from neo-Nazi website

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Pop Star Shawn Mendes Apologizes to Sam Smith for Calling Him the Wrong Pronoun

Singer Shawn Mendes has apologized to singer Sam Smith for calling him the wrong pronoun while introducing Smith at the 2020 iHeartRadio Jingle Ball show on Thursday. Mendes referred to Smith as “he” instead of “they.” “Oh @samsmith I’m so sorry for refferring[sic] to you as a ‘he’ for your jingle ball introduction,” wrote the 22-year-old singer on his Instagram […]

Family of children’s author Roald Dahl apologizes for antisemitic remarks

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San Jose’s Democrat Mayor Apologizes After He Ignored Coronavirus Guidelines

San Jose’s Democrat Mayor Sam Liccardo has issued an apology after he failed to take his own advice and celebrated Thanksgiving with people outside of his immediate household, despite urging residents to “cancel the big gatherings” amid the coronavirus pandemic. In his apology, Liccardo said his Thanksgiving arrangement with his family was “contrary to the rules” established by the […]

CNN’s Amanpour apologizes for comparing Trump-era to Kristallnacht

CNN anchorwoman Christiane Amanpour issued an apology during her show on Monday following outrage from Israel after she compared US President Donald Trump’s presidency to the Nazi Kristallnacht pogrom. “I observed the 82nd anniversary of Kristallnacht, as I often do. It is the event that began the horrors of the Holocaust. I also noted President […]

Dutch Protestant Church apologizes to Israel for role in Holocaust

Representatives of the Dutch Protestant Church (PKN) gave a declaration of the church’s collective responsibility for its role in the Holocaust to Ambassador to the Netherlands Naor Gilon on Thursday.The declaration admitted and apologized for the church’s role in encouraging antisemitism before, during and after the Holocaust, and said PKN said they are committed to […]

False Prophet Apologizes for Getting Trump Win Wrong, Tells Biden ‘You’re My President’

(Yahoo News/The Independent) — In the run up to the presidential elections, a number of evangelical Christian leaders had forecast a clear win for Donald Trump — and they are now having to apologize for “missing the prophecy” after Joe Biden was named president-elect. California pastor Kris Vallotton apologized to Biden directly on Instagram, stating […]

Amy Coney Barrett Apologizes After Senator Claims ‘Sexual Preference’ Is ‘Offensive and Outdated Term’

<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> (Fox News) — Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, said the LGBTQ community should be “concerned” about Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation to the Supreme Court after she said she wouldn’t discriminate against “sexual preference.” “Sexual preference is an offensive and outdated term, it is used […]

Coronavirus Israel: President apologizes for leadership failure as cases break record

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Israel’s president apologizes to nation for inability of government to control the coronavirus

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Bette Midler apologizes for mocking Melania Trump’s accented English

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Bette Midler apologizes for mocking Melania Trump’s accented English

Bette Midler apologizes for mocking Melania Trump’s accented English – Jewish Telegraphic Agency Skip to content Advertisement Advertisement 00 Hits: 1

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