“Joan Rivers brought laughter to millions around the world and was proud of her Jewish heritage and a vocal supporter of the State of Israel. We will miss her deeply and we send our heartfelt condolences to her family,” Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said in a statement Thursday night.

Rivers died at the age of 81 in Sinai Hospital in New York hospital after suffering a heart attack during routine throat surgery at Yorkville Endoscopy Center in Manhattan.

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The New York State Dept. of Health is investigating her death.

Funeral services will be held Sunday  at New York City’s Temple Emanu-El, where she was a member.

She once state, “When I die, I want my funeral to be a huge showbiz affair with lights, cameras, action…I want Craft services, I want paparazzi and I want publicists making a scene! I want it to be Hollywood all the way. I don’t want some rabbi rambling on.

I want Meryl Streep crying, in five different accents. I don’t want a eulogy; I want Bobby Vinton to pick up my head and sing ‘Mr. Lonely.’

“I want to look gorgeous, better dead than I do alive. I want to be buried in a Valentino gown and I want Harry Winston to make me a toe tag. And I want a wind machine so that even in the casket my hair is blowing just like Beyoncé’s.”

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