Lenny Picker


6 Suspects in Jack the Ripper Case

By Lenny Picker

6 Suspects in Jack the Ripper Case
From Lewis Carroll to Vincent Van Gogh, the six most outrageous Jack the Ripper suspects.Read More


Jack the Ripper, One of Us? No, Thanks.

By Lenny Picker

Jack the Ripper, One of Us? No, Thanks.
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.Read More


5 Women Killed by Jack the Ripper

By Lenny Picker

5 Women Killed by Jack 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.Read More


Jewish Creator of Modern German Police

By Lenny Picker

Jewish Creator of Modern German Police
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.Read More



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