U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson has thrown out a lawsuit that accused leaders of the Southern Poverty Law Center of trying to financially destroy one of the organizations that it has labeled as a hate group.
Berman is a surname that may be derived from the Yiddish phrase בער מאַן (lit. ‘bear-man’).
Yiddish (ייִדיש, יידיש or אידיש, yidish/idish, pronounced [ˈ(j)ɪdɪʃ], lit. "Jewish"; in older sources ייִדיש-טײַטש Yidish-Taitsh, lit. Judaeo-German) is the historical language of the Ashkenazi Jews.