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Dr. Henry Heimlich (L), the 96-year-old Cincinnati surgeon credited with inventing the life-saving t

Heimlich, Jewish doctor who devised maneuver to save choking victims, dies

In just the US, the maneuver is thought to have saved more than 100,000 lives.

By REUTERS , JPOST.COM STAFF
17/12/2016
Max Baer

One-two punch

Jay Neugeboren gives fictional life to the historical boxer Max Baer.

By BETH KISSILEFF
11/05/2016
US fighter jets over Syria

David Goldfein to serve as US Air Force’s highest ranking officer

The Pentagon announced on Tuesday Goldfein’s nomination by President Barack Obama as the 21st Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force.

By JTA
27/04/2016
SALOMON BENZIMRA

Salomon Benzimra: A terrible loss for the Jewish people

Am Yisrael has lost a true Lion of Judah with the death of this brilliant but humble man who spent the last years of his life fighting for the Jewish people.

By DIANE BEDERMAN
17/03/2016
Comedian Jackie Mason

Comedy legend Jackie Mason: Hollywood should blacklist celebrities boycotting Israel

"If not for the Jews who created the industry in Hollywood, all these people would never have a job and would never be working."

By JPOST.COM STAFF
15/02/2016
Sharansky

Zionist icon Sharansky marks 30 years of freedom from Soviet prison

Sharansky was regarded at the time as a symbol by everyone — the political left and right, religious and secular.

11/02/2016
Veteran Israeli actor Ya’ackov (Yankele) Ben Sira

Veteran Israeli actor Ya’ackov (Yankele) Ben Sira dies at 88

A memorial ceremony will be held Friday morning at 10:30 at the Cameri Theater in Tel Aviv. The funeral will be held at 12:00 p.m. in the Kiryat Shaul cemetery.

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump

Larry David calls Donald Trump a racist on ‘SNL,’ earns $5,000

The Deport Racism PAC had offered a $5,000 bounty for anyone yelling out during the live TV broadcast: “Deport Racism” or “Trump is a Racist.”

By JTA
09/11/2015
Ralph Lauren

Jewish American fashion designer Ralph Lauren announces he is stepping down as CEO

The designer is staying on with the company as executive chairman and head of design team.

By REUTERS
30/09/2015
Dr. Oliver Sacks

Prominent Jewish neurologist and author Oliver Sacks dies at 82

Dr. Sacks was a prominent neurologist, professor and best selling author.

By JPOST.COM STAFF , REUTERS
30/08/2015
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