The Untold Story of Leo Frank's Tumultuous New York Burial

A century ago today, Leo Frank was laid to rest in a Queens cemetery. Paul Berger tells the wrenching story of the Jewish lynching victim’s final journey home to his mother’s Brooklyn brownstone after his murder in rural Georgia.

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Leo Frank Family's 'Conspiracy of Silence' About Lynching

Leo Frank had no children. But the Jewish lynching victim’s descendants include nieces, nephews and their children — who were inexplicably kept in the dark about their famous relative’s 1915 murder.

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How New York's Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand Split on Iran Deal

Chuck Schumer’s announcement that he is voting against the Iran deal came just hours after Kirsten Gillibrand said she will vote for it. What will the dramatic split between the two New York Senate heavyweights mean for them — and the contentious vote?

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A young Jewish Iranian woman prays at a synagogue in Tehran.

How Iran’s Jews Survive in Mullahs’ World

Larry Cohler-Esses continues his historic report from inside Iran with a look at the country’s Jews. The community is allowed to practice its faith in the Islamic Republic — but must accept strict rules barring support for Israel.

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Eric Fingerhut Says 'Sorry' to J Street — But Rift Remains

Hillel’s Eric Fingerhut said sorry for snubbing J Street. But his contrite appearance did little to bridge the policy gap with student leaders of the dovish group.

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