Jewish Journal

Ari Rubin suicide continues pattern of violent JDL deaths

By  Tom Tugend

August 16, 2012 | 12:11 am

Ari Rubin and mother Shelley Rubin at JDL demonstration (Photo courtesy jdl-germany.org)

Ari Ephraim Rubin, vice chairman of the Jewish Defense League long led by his father, Irving (Irv) Rubin, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound on July 20. He was 30.

Ari Rubin had been... read on

  • Fighter pilot Flint gets to Olympics—64 years later

    By  Tom Tugend

    August 1, 2012 | 3:13 am

    It took 64 years, with a detour to Israel’s War of Independence, but Mitchell Flint is finally getting to see the London Olympic Games, live and in person.

    In the summer of 1948, Flint looked back on a four-year stint as a U.S. Navy fighter pilot in the Pacific during World War II... read on