He took pains to greet and get to know those who were overlooked by others.
Rabbi Rontzki expanded the IDF Jewish Awareness Department and even attempted to force the Army Radio to stop broadcasting on Shabbat.
The Vizhnitzer Rebbe, zt'l, born in 1922, took up the mantle of leadership in Monsey after the death of his father, the "Imrei Chaim."
Shiva is being held at 781 Caffrey Avenue, Far Rockawy, from Friday morning through Tuesday morning.
The British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking has passed away at age 76.
I keep thinking that it’s so fitting that on the last Simchas Torah of his life, he got the honor of Chosson Beraishis. He really deserved it. Zeidy was the most giving person.
In 1964, Lubrani was appointed Israel's ambassador to Uganda, where he developed ties with then deputy chief of staff of the army Idi Amin.
Rabbi Avraham Dov Auerbach described his late brother as "a humble and quiet man, who had the power of truth without concessions."
Since the passing of the IDF enlistment law by Yesh Atid chairman Yair Lapid, Rabbi Auerbach enhanced his struggle against army service.
Allen, who performed as part of the comedy duo Allen & Rossi, was best known for his signature phrase, “Hello dere!”
Israel's Consul in Mexico, Idit Davidovich, has been working together with Israel’s Foreign Ministry to make arrangements to return the woman's body to Israel.
Gouri's songs are an inseparable part of the Israeli ethos.
In the early 1990s, he was Hamas' chief envoy to Iran, before returning to the Gaza Strip in 2012 after a 20-year exile.
Countless Jews and non-Jews in Israel and abroad are more knowledgeable about the treasures of the Land of Israel thanks to Rabbi Bohrer's work.
Alexander Boroda, president of the Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia, told Arkady Vaispapir’s sons: "With your father’s departure, the whole world has lost a hero."
“Judge Eliyahu Winograd was a legal beacon whose contribution to the security of Israel was enormous.”
The tenth American on board was an employee of Back-Roads Touring, Amanda Geissler.
In June, Yehuda Glick posted an emotional call on his Facebook page and his personal Twitter account, calling on people to pray for his wife's recovery.
According to relatives and friends, Bruce Steinberg was an investment banker, and Irene volunteered at several nonprofit organizations. The family attended the Westchester Reform Temple in Scarsdale.
Mr. Hershkowitz, z'l was the founder of Tomche Shabbos.
Hussein Sabih, 28, sustained a severe head injury and died after jumping from a high cliff into a waterfall in Koh Samui.
"He's so connected to the community. He is a strong part of the minyan, a very religious, really hard-working guy."
"The embassy helped organize the burial ceremony and commissioned its representative to it."
In 1985, Katz became the first woman to serve as Speaker of the Oregon House.
Police estimate that 600,000 people are participating in the funeral procession.