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Obituaries
Edwin Shafier
 

Posted on: August 13th, 2014

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If something was right, he performed it with full dedication and determination, in a timely and respectable manner.

 

Posted on: August 12th, 2014

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Comedian Robin Williams passed away at age 63 in his Northern California home. He was 63. Williams wasn’t Jewish, but he was certainly funny enough to have been one.

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Posted on: August 9th, 2014

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Film director and producer Menachem Golan, of Golan-Globus fame, passed away on Friday, August 8, at age 85.

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Posted on: August 8th, 2014

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Rabbi Yaacov Arar, who served as the chief rabbi of Athens for over four decades, has died.

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Defense Minister Moshe 'Boogie' Ya'alon came personally to deliver the painful news that his kinsman had died in Gaza during a Hamas terror attack carried out during a humanitarian cease fire on Friday, August 1, 2014.
 

Posted on: August 3rd, 2014

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In Israel, leadership is no protection against grief in wartime; Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon is related to fallen Givati officer 2nd Lt. Hadar Goldin.

Major Benaya Sarel
 

Posted on: August 3rd, 2014

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Major Benaya Sarel was supposed to get married on August 21, his funeral was held on Saturday night.

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A mikvah in the archaeological excavation of the ancient ascetic Jewish sect that once made its home at Qumran.
 

Posted on: July 31st, 2014

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Shuka Dorfman, head of the Israel Antiquities Authority, has passed away at 64 after a serious illness.

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Posted on: July 24th, 2014

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Mrs. Beck took personal interest and was hands-on, sharing with her children, grandchildren, and others the wonderful values that she stood for.

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Posted on: July 12th, 2014

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Tommy was the last member of the band that defined, inspired and spearheaded punk rock music in the US and the UK.

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Approach to the Azrieli Towers in Tel Aviv.
 

Posted on: July 9th, 2014

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Far from missiles and mortar shells, Canadian Israeli Philanthropist David Azrieli has passed away at the age of 92.

 

Posted on: June 15th, 2014

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Conrad Morris, a philanthropist and businessman, passed away on Saturday night.

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Posted on: May 22nd, 2014

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Uri Elitzur, the Editor of Makor Rishon and Sololov journalism prize winner, passed away on Thursday at age 68.

 

Posted on: May 12th, 2014

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The former director of the 92nd Street Y is dead after hanging himself last Friday at his home in Seagate.

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Al Feldstein, who died at 88, turned Mad Magazine into a raging success.
 

Posted on: May 1st, 2014

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Al Feldstein, the former long-time editor of Mad Magazine who turned Alfred E. Neuman into an American icon, died in Montana on Tuesday at the age of 88. Neuman, a freckle-faced nerd without a front tooth, was Feldstein’s vehicle to pan everyone, without regard to race, creed, religion or social status. After George Bush was […]

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Israeli soldiers were forced to close off the area where a terror attack occurred  near Hevron on Passover eve, in search of the terrorists.
 

Posted on: April 16th, 2014

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PM Binyamin Netanyahu blamed Palestinian Authority incitement for the terrorist murder of a police officer on Passover eve.

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Posted on: April 11th, 2014

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Jacob Birnbaum mobilized students to call on the Kremlin to stop the oppression of Soviet Jews.

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Women of the Wall, co-founded by Rivka Haut, a champion for agunot  who died this week at the age of 71.
 

Posted on: April 3rd, 2014

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Rivka Haut, a foremost advocate for agunot, Orthodox women who have been refused a religious divorce and also a founder of the Women of the Wall founder was buried this week after she succumbed to pancreatic cancer at the age of 71. At the Women of the Wall prayer service on Tuesday, the worshipers recited […]

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Posted on: March 30th, 2014

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Iran's Chief Rabbi, Chacham Rabbi Yosef Hamadani Cohen died over Shabbat.

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Peretz Sontag of New York has been found dead and will be buried in Israel.
 

Posted on: March 24th, 2014

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Peretz Sontag, a widely respected Orthodox Jew from Monsey who has been missing for 10 days, was found dead in his car that crashed over a ravine. Police are not treating the death as a suicide. After he was reported missing, police said that Sontag had been depressed and indicated he might harm himself. His […]

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Posted on: March 12th, 2014

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Retired Supreme Court Edmund Levy, who headed a three-man committee that debunked allegations that Israel is an “occupier,” died Tuesday night at the age of 72. He served on the Supreme Court from 2000 to 2011, capping a legal career that began with studies at Tel Aviv University several years after his family immigrated to […]

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