Attorney Abraham Jonas and foot doctor Issachar Zacharie are well known friends of Abraham Lincoln. Here are three others who played an important role in his remarkable life.
What exactly was Abraham Lincoln’s greatest legacy? The Great Emancipator moved us irrevocably away from Christian America rhetoric and toward a more inclusive vision.
The rumor that Lincoln’s assassin belonged to a family of Spanish Jewish ancestry has been around for a while. Historians Jonathan D. Sarna and Benjamin Shapell dig deeper.
From Lewis Carroll to Vincent Van Gogh, the six most outrageous Jack the Ripper suspects.
You might have heard about Aaron Kosminski, a Polish Jew suspected of being the notorious 19th-century serial killer. But there’s much more to the story of the Ripper.
One thing is pretty certain: The names of Jack the Ripper’s victims would have been long forgotten had they not been murdered by the same hand.
Creating a modern German police force at the dawn of the Weimar Republic was no easy task. It was even tougher for a Jew like Bernhard Weiss.