Sam Bankman-Fried blames Changpeng Zhao for ‘targeted’ campaign to destroy FTX

Sam Bankman-Fried accused Binance boss Changpeng “CZ” Zhao of waging a lengthy campaign to destroy his crypto empire on Thursday while making yet another attempt to explain what led to FTX’s catastrophic bankruptcy. In a lengthy Substack post, the disgraced former FTX CEO alleged that Zhao’s “fateful tweet” on Nov. 6 capped an “extremely effective…

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In a twist, German Reform rabbi at scandal’s center cedes rabbinical school ownership to Berlin Jews

In a shocking development, the embattled founder of Germany’s non-Orthodox rabbinical schools has relinquished his ownership stake in them to the Jewish Community of Berlin. The 25,000 euro transaction means that Rabbi Walter Homolka is no longer in control of the Reform Abraham Geiger College and the Conservative Zacharias Frankel College at the University of…

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Nexo Under Investigation in Bulgaria for Alleged Money Laundering, Tax Offenses

Crypto lender Nexo has found itself the subject of a large-scale investigation in Bulgaria, as prosecutors look into possible money laundering, tax offenses, computer fraud, and other crimes. Over 300 people are involved in the operation in the country’s capital city of Sofia, according to a statement by the Bulgarian Prosecutor’s Office. “Active investigation actions…

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Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg offers sweetheart plea deal to suspect in brutal anti-Semitic attack

Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s office has offered a sweetheart plea deal to a suspect charged in the brutal anti-Semitic beating of a Jewish man in Midtown, prosecutors confirmed. Waseem Awawdeh — who defiantly said “I would do it again” after his arrest in the cowardly assault on Joseph Borgen near a pro-Israel rally in…

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Jewish students suffered antisemitic bullying within NUS

The National Union of Students has failed to protect Jewish members and activists from hostile attacks within the organisation, according to an investigation that found “numerous instances” of antisemitism in the union over the last decade. The independent investigation found multiple examples of Jewish students having been subjected to antisemitic bullying and ostracisation within the…

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