A Czech company has stopped selling tickets to its Auschwitz-themed “escape room” after facing fierce criticism for casting as a game the experience of Holocaust victims in one of World War II’s most notorious concentration camps.
In a statement posted Friday to the Prague-based Dostan Se Ven’s website, the company said it originally designed the game to draw attention to the atrocities of Auschwitz. But it acknowledged that the backlash is “understandable” — and said it would stop selling tickets immediately.
It was founded more than century ago as a refuge for Jewish American golfers being discriminated against, but now a Maryland country club is facing its own exclusion row over whether to admit Barack Obama.
Several members at the exclusive Woodmont Country Club have said an application by the outgoing US president, a keen golfer, to join the historically Jewish club should be rejected because of his Israel policies.
With just four days left until President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, scalpers are rushing to sell the remainder of their inauguration tickets and they’re having a hard time doing so, the New York Daily News reports.
a 36-year-old Democrat who voted for Hillary Clinton, told the outlet that he had purchased two tickets to Friday’s inauguration from a woman in Westchester County who sold them for $700. Rosenberg thought he would be able to sell them on the secondary market for at least double the price, but the task has proven difficult.
Several members of the white nationalist movement are despondent after learning that one of their leaders is actually married to a Jewish woman.
As Salon reports, neo-Nazi icon Mike Enoch — the pseudonym used by the man who created the pro-white nationalist website The Right Stuff — has resigned from his role at the website after being outed by rivals as a New York website developer named Mike Peinovich.
It looks like Kleinfeld Bridal has a bridezilla on their hands, and this time, the bride might be warranted.
Randi Siegel-Friedman recently filed a lawsuit against the store featured on TLC’s Say Yes to the Dress for refusing to refund over $12,000 for a dress she had Kleinfeld custom make. She claims that the gown didn’t fit by the time of her wedding, according to TMZ.