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Joan Rivers Dies at Age 81

Jewish Comedienne Joan Rivers gives an impromptu speech on why Hamas should be wiped out. (July 2014)

Jewish Comedienne Joan Rivers gives an impromptu speech on why Hamas should be wiped out. (July 2014)
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The outspoken and funny Jewish comedienne Joan Rivers z”l, born Joan Alexandra Molinsky in 1933, died on Thursday.

Rivers had gone in for throat surgery on August 28, and suffered a heart attack while on the table. The doctors put her into a medically induced coma.

In July, Rivers was one of the lone voices in the entertainment industry, along with Howard Stern, that dared speak out in Israel’s defense when Hamas was attacking the country. If she did nothing else, for that alone she deserves all our respect.

May her memory be blessed.

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20 Responses to “Joan Rivers Dies at Age 81”

  1. Prayers to her family… Rest in Peace and thank you for all the laughs

  2. arab pigs i’m sure will celebrate being the demented morons they are sincerely super jew

  3. Rest in peace joan rivers may your soul go to heaven.

  4. Kathy Kupfer says:

    Thank you Joan for standing up for Israel.

  5. Oh no! Barukh Dayan Ha’Emet. I truly feel the lose. And way too young!

  6. Zichrona Livracha may her memory be blessed.

  7. I stand with Israel now an forever and thank all the friends of Israel for their support!

  8. RIP… See you soon.

  9. Ellen Levitt says:

    Go to YouTube and watch some of her clips. She was hilarious. Acid tongued, quick wit, hilarious.

  10. Anonymous says:

    Shalom Joan, RIP

  11. She was one of a kind.and she truly loved her Jewish people and the Jewish state of Israel

  12. Howard Meyers says:


  13. Alan Kardon says:

    Ban Ki Moon is not much different than most of the world leaders.

  14. Yocheved Zuntz says:


  15. funny lady …good jewess..i knew her folks from larchmont temple

  16. Joan Zia Kahn says:

    May Melissa and Cooper be comforted among the Mourners of Zion and Jerusalem. We loved your mother. May she rest in peace. Israel has lost a great friend. Humanity has lost a great comedienne! The world has lost a refreshingly honest soul!

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