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On video, ex-wife of murdered law prof says brother joked of hiring hitman

An emotional Wendi Adelson expresses concern to police that someone killed Dan Markel because he did not treat her well.

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Mel Brooks and other stars mourn passing of Gene Wilder

Countless celebrities (including several Jewish ones) also took to Twitter to pay heartfelt tributes to the the actor.

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Beach performance by Israeli singer halted over bikini

Concert organizers ended a performance at a government-sponsored music festival after singer Hanna Goor declined to close a shirt she was wearing over her bikini top.

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After Lean Years, Uganda’s Jews Finally Have Their Day at the Mikvah

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Fervently Orthodox Executive to Buy Manufacturer of Bikinis

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French comedian Dieudonne M'Bala M'Bala gesturing to the media as he leaves a Paris court house, Feb. 4, 2015. (Michel Euler/AP Images)

Reporter's Notebook

A Yom Kippur apology to France’s most famous anti-Semite

The French comedian Dieudonne is an enemy to me and most of my readers, writes Cnaan Liphshiz. But the country's burkini bans remind us that freedom of expression is the bedrock of Western democracy.

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A New Book All About the Jews of Punk

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Life & Culture

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A one-man tribute to Leonard Bernstein comes to the stage

The biographical tour of Bernstein follows the man and musician from his admission to Harvard (under the 10 percent Jewish quota), to his triumphs as a classical and Broadway composer.

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