Move over Christopher Columbus, it’s Peter Stuyvesant’s turn to get scorched in the monuments war.
A Jewish activist group is now demanding Mayor de Blasio scrub all traces of the Dutch governor from city property — even Stuyvesant High School — as part of his campaign to rid the city of “symbols or hate.”
The Sunday Times has been forced to apologise for printing “anti-Semitic” comments in a column which suggested that Claudia Winkleman and Vanessa Feltz are among the best paid BBC women because they are Jewish.
The column, penned by Kevin Myers,
appeared in the Irish edition of the newspaper and was titled “Sorry, ladies – equal pay has to be earned”.
The title of Baby Driver alludes to the extreme insouciant youth of its wheelman hero, played by Ansel Elgort,
Elgort was born in Manhattan. His parents are Arthur Elgort, a fashion photographer who has worked extensively for Vogue for over thirty years, and Grethe Barrett Holby, an opera director.His father is of Russian Jewish descent