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Jack the Ripper Was a Jewish Barber from Poland, DNA Test Finds

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Sleuth says DNA test proves infamous serial killer was a Jewish emigre from Poland. The serial killer Jack the Ripper was identified through DNA as...
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Violence in Eastern Jerusalem a Day After Palestinian Teen’s Death

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The death of a Palestinian teen during a riot has sparked firebombing and rock throwing in east Jerusalem. JERUSALEM — Violence increased in eastern Jerusalem...
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Fans, Paparazzi and Celebs Pay Their Respects at Private Funeral for Joan Rivers

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Howard Stern offered a eulogy and Hugh Jackman provided a musical interlude at the celebrity-studded funeral for comedian Joan Rivers. Howard Stern offered a eulogy...
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RIP Joan Rivers, You Jewess, You

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In which we remember the “queen of the barbed one-liners.” As news of Joan Rivers’ passing ricocheted around the world Thursday, we took a moment...
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How Jewish Reporters in Muslim Lands Hide Their Identity

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Jewish correspondents in the Middle East are especially wary of discussing their origins and have a number of strategies when the question inevitably comes...
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Joan Rivers, Comic Who Broke Barriers for Women, Dies at 81

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Joan Rivers, who broke barriers for women in comedy and on television, has died. WASHINGTON — Joan Rivers, who broke barriers for women in comedy...
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After Gaza Conflict, Israel’s Arab Minority Fears Rising Discrimination

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Arab-Israeli opposition to the recent Gaza conflict, which ended with a late August truce, brought the predicament of Israel’s 1.7 million Arabs into stark...
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Sotloff Family Spokesman Challenges ISIS Leader to Koran Debate

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The spokesman for the family of murdered Jewish-American journalist Steven Sotloff challenges ISIS leader, "You speak of Islam and the Holy Koran but I...
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Jewish ‘Fifth Beatle’ Figures Prominently in New Book About Band

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The Beatles and Me details the pressure, adulation, booze, drugs and girls in the lives of the group — as well as the foursome’s relationship...
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Blockers and Tacklers: Jewish Gridders Gearing Up for NFL Campaign

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Blocking brothers and a fullback who hasn’t had a carry in four seasons are among the Jewish players on NFL rosters as the league...