Joan Rivers got her final wish. The caustic comedian’s dream of a star-studded funeral was fulfilled Sunday, as scores of celebrities packed Temple Emanu-El on the Upper East Side to pay their respects. Howard Stern and TV anchor Deborah Norville delivered eulogies, while Hugh Jackman sang “Quiet Please, There’s a Lady on Stage. Read More »
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Joan Rivers got her final wish. Numerous grieving celebrities attended the Brooklyn-born comedian’s funeral Sunday morning, fulfilling her dream of a star-studded farewell surrounded by paparazzi. Read More »
The father of murdered reporter Steven Sotloff moved hundreds at a Florida synagogue to tears Friday as he lamented the loss of his son. “I want to speak from my heart, but my heart is broken,” Arthur Sotloff told the grieving throng. Read More »
When ISIS terrorists mercilessly executed Steven Sotloff, America wasn’t the only country that lost a citizen. Israel did, too. The 31-year-old U.S.-Israeli dual citizen hid his Jewish faith — and his nationality — from his ISIS kidnappers for the year he spent in captivity. Read More »