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In Rare National Address Obama Pledges to ‘Destroy’ ISIS

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The address came a day before the 13-year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attack on the World Trade Center. WASHINGTON — Citing possible threats...
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A 20th-Century Civics Lesson

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A new biography highlights the sweeping impact Albert M. Greenfield had on Philadelphia in the 20th century. For a city with a long history of,...
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On Campus, Rhetoric Can Quickly Escalate to Violence

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  Faculty members and administrators must take the lead in modeling and establishing a proper campus climate for dialogue.  As anti-Israel organizing increases on American campuses...
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Student Charged in Temple University Campus Assault on Jewish Student

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The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office is charging 22-year-old student Abdel Aziz Jalil with simple assault. The ongoing saga of an Aug. 20 confrontation on the...
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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...