The serial killer Jack the Ripper was identified through DNA as a Jewish barber who immigrated to London from Poland.
Jerusalem — Violence increased in eastern Jerusalem following the death of a Palestinian teenager who was shot a week earlier by Israeli troops during a demonstration.
Howard Stern offered a eulogy and Hugh Jackman provided a musical interlude at the celebrity-studded funeral for comedian Joan Rivers.
Bruce Levenson, who owns a controlling interest in the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks, is selling his stake in the team after self-reporting a racially insensitive email he sent two years ago.
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The Israeli city of Beit Shemesh ordered the removal of a wall that had been set up inside a local elementary school to separate secular and Orthodox students.
Washington — The Anti-Defamation League signed a letter initiated by Native American groups urging broadcasters to avoid saying the name of the Redskins, the NFL’s Washington franchise.
The spokesman for the family of murdered Jewish-American journalist Steven Sotloff challenged the leader of the ISIS jihadist group to debate the peaceful teachings of the Koran.
A pair of British Jewish centenarians are challenging Lee and Morty Kaufman of Swiffer commercial fame’s claim to the title of Cutest Old Jews.
The daughter of Jewish Russian immigrants, her greatest joy in life was making people laugh.
Joan Rivers, the famed Jewish comedian from Brooklyn, N.Y., died today at age 81, NBC News reports.
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