The appearance of the five-foot-tall statue led news reports on Tuesday morning and created lively debate on Facebook. Some referred to it as a "golden calf," many stopped to take selfies with it.
Randi Weingarten of the American Federation of Teachers praised the congressman, who is running to head the Democratic National Committee, as "an agent of change."
Replanting the forests after the fires would do irreversible damage to Israel's already weakened ecosystem, writes a top Israeli environmentalist.
"Never forget," tweeted Corbyn, who has been accused of doing too little to curb rampant anti-Semitism among party members and lawmakers.
The baseball association's president suggested to the ex-NBA star and his wife that Deuce Stoudemire, 12, could make the transition "even more successfully" than Michael Jordan.