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Arthur Finkelstein, Political Adviser, Passes at 72

Finkelstein helped several Israeli politicians craft winning political campaigns, among them, incumbent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

World’s Oldest Man, Yisrael Kristal z’l, Passes at 113

Mr. Kristal made sweets to thank the Russians who liberated him from the death camp, and later opened a candy shop in Haifa.

Netanyahu Offers Condolences to Family of Apache Pilot, Wishes Speedy Recovery to Navigator

"We know the scale of pain," said Netanyahu, who knows what it's like to lose a family member in the military.

Israeli Boxing Champion Saves 5 Lives with Donated Body Parts

He could have chosen the easy service offered to an outstanding athlete. He preferred, instead, to serve as a combat soldier in the Sayeret Egoz special forces unit.

Thousands Pay Respects to Salomon Family

"It’s time to understand that we need to end the Palestinians’ illusions that they will ever have control over our land."

Jewish Actor Martin Landau, 89, Passes Away

At age 17 Martin Landau began a five-year stint working as a cartoonist for the New York Daily News, before entering the Actors Studio.

R’ Kalman Mendelsohn, Z”L, Ish HaChesed

Three years ago the rabbi immigrated to Israel, making his home in Jerusalem.

Report: Haredi Cult Leader Shlomo Helbrans Drowned in Mexico

According to Diardio de Chiapas, Helbrans' group of about 40 ultra-Orthodox Jewish families entered Chiapas three weeks ago legally from Guatemala, after having been expelled.

ArtScroll Founder Rabbi Meir Zlotowitz Passes Away: His Publishing Company Revolutionized Torah Study in...

Rabbi Zlotowitz likened the story of ArtScroll to watching an oak tree grow out of a small acorn, ultimately sprouting into something with immeasurable impact.
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Artscroll Founder Rabbi Meir Zlotowitz Dead at 73

Rabbi Zlotowitz et al's most ambitious endeavor was the publication of the Schottenstein English Edition of the Talmud.

Rabbi Kahane’s Daughter Tzipi Kaplan Dead Unexpectedly at 56

'Her brother was murdered by terrorists, her father was murdered by terrorists. She had a very difficult life. A very good woman.'

End of an Era: Gabe Pressman, NYC Newsman Dead at 93

Pressman spent more than 60 of his 70 years as a journalist reporting for WNBC-TV in NYC.
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Thousands Attend Otto Warmbier’s Funeral

The people inside and outside the school stood in silence and his classmates hugged and cried as the pallbearers carried Warmbier’s casket out to the hearse.

Jewish Student Imprisoned in North Korea Dies at Home

Physicians at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center concluded that Otto had suffered extensive brain damage, which is consistent with a cardiopulmonary event rather than a head injury.

PM Netanyahu, Wife Sara Pay Condolence Call to Family of Murdered Border Guard Policewoman...

“All of us, I think every mother and father in the State of Israel, and the State of Israel, we all embrace Hadas's mother and father, and brothers and sisters."

The ‘Dishonorable’ Death of Bedouin Divorcee Hanan al-Bahiri

The remains of the 19-year-old divorcee were discovered in a deep-dug grave near one of the family homes.

Rivlin Sends Condolences as Hadas Malka, z’l, Laid to Rest in Ashdod

“The heart goes out to the brave warrior, who from her pictures seemed full of the joy of life."

Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, 87

"Among the State of Israel's greatest friends, he was completely dedicated to its security."

Israeli Citizen, Former Tennis Star, Dies in NYC

The accident is the first for the New York Citi Bike sharing program in more than 43 million trips since its start in 2013.

Israeli Solar Energy Pioneer Arnold Goldman Dead at 74

More than thirty years ago, Mr. Goldman pioneered the use of solar thermal energy as the founder of Luz International, Ltd., where he served as its CEO.

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