1998: USA Mayor Rudolph Giuliani apologizes to the family of Yankel Rosenbaum,

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In the name of all New Yorkers, New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani apologizes to the family of Yankel Rosenbaum, a Hasidic man killed during the 1991 Crown Heights riots, and to the Hasidic community for the allegedly inadequate police response to the riots.  In the course of the apology, Giuliani also criticizes the family of a child whose death in an automobile sparked the riots.

To: 
Family of Yankel Rosenbaum
From: 
New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani
Year of Apology: 
1998
Footnote: 
Who’s sorry now?” Commonweal. April 24, 1998