Irish tenor Ronan Tynan says he's sorry for making an anti-Semitic remark, and hopes for another chance to sing his noted rendition of "God Bless America" at Yankee Stadium.

"This is my mea culpa," he told The Associated Press before Saturday night's playoff game between the Los Angeles Angels and New York Yankees.

A day after the Yankees dropped their tradition of having him perform the patriotic song during the seventh-inning stretch of postseason games, Tynan said he apologized to the woman who was the subject of his remark. Tynan also said he had made a charitable contribution to an organization of her choice.