The Pious Poisoner

We have previously seen various cases in the Halachic literature of wives poisoning their husbands; I recently came across this dramatic tale, out of the eighteenth century Ottoman Empire (translated from the original in Spanish, from “Barbaria”): שאלה מארץ ישמעאל. משרת יהודי אחד העיד שהיה בעיר פלונית ושמה היו יושבים שלשה תפוסים ונהרגו שנים על […]

A Time To Keep Silence, And A Time To speak

Stopp and Stopp Tries To Stop Wikipedia As reported by the New York Times: Wolfgang Werlé and Manfred Lauber became infamous for killing a German actor in 1990. Now they are suing to force Wikipedia to forget them. The legal fight pits German privacy law against the American First Amendment. German courts allow the suppression […]