News that Mel Gibson was to present an award at last weekend’s Golden Globes may have come as a shock to some, but host Ricky Gervais used the event to take a pot shot at the disgraced actor’s antisemitic past.
After the list of presenters 1a>was released last week 1b>Mr Gervais tweeted: “Mel Gibson is presenting an award at the Golden Globes. Thank you, Jesus.”
"Those animals. I would like to throw some of those dogs under the tram."
Wilm Hosenfeld, the Nazi officer who famously saved the life of musician Wldyslaw Szpilman - an act commemorated in Roman Polanski's Holocaust film The Pianist - could not bear his anger towards his fellow soldiers.
Jewish-Ukrainian politician Gennady Korban, who is charged with being involved in organised crime, has compared his case to a famous 1913 blood libel trial in which a Russian Jew was accused of ritual murder.