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Citing stolen antiquities scandal, Michael Steinhardt resigns from NYU board

Michael Steinhardt, businessman and megadonor, steps down from NYU board of trustees following scandals.

Michael Steinhardt resigns from NYU board

Michael Steinhardt’s looted antiquities are being returned to Israel, but some are missing

Eight of the looted artifacts that billionaire philanthropist Michael Steinhardt must return to Israel are still missing.

Steinhardt's looted Israeli artifacts returned, but some missing

Item Michael Steinhardt is accused of looting came from Israeli cave he paid to preserve

Michael Steinhardt’s looted Israeli antiquity came from same caves his donations helped preserve.

Billionaire donor looted Israeli cave he paid to preserve

NYU student government calls for school renaming after antiquities deal

Student government at NYU school named for Steinhardt calls for removal of philanthropist’s name.

NYU student gov't demands school renaming after antiquities deal

Jewish megadonor barred for life from collecting antiquities

In deal to avoid prosecution, Michael Steinhardt is barred for life from collecting antiquities.

Jewish megadonor barred for life from collecting antiquities

Birthright founder gives middle finger to anti-Israel protesters

Watch: Michael Steinhardt, co-founder and major donor to Birthright Israel, gives silent response to anti-Israel protesters in NY.

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Ancient art seized from philanthropist Michael Steinhardt

Authorities seize ancient art from home, office of philanthropist Michael Steinhardt.

Ancient art seized from philanthropist Michael Steinhardt

The billionaire who founded Birthright has a private zoo

Why does Michael Steinhardt - who founded Birthright and is building a new Tel Aviv nature museum - own a private zoo?

The billionaire who founded Birthright has a private zoo

Watch: Diaspora torch lighters

Michael Steinhardt and Rabbi Marvin Hier light torch to honor 'the partnership of Jews around the world in fulfilling our historic mission.'

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'Birthright Israel one of the few totally selfless things'

After more than 17 years and nearly 600,000 participants, Birthright Israel's contributions to be recognized at torch-lighting ceremony.

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