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Scholar Jacob Neusner Dead at 84

Much of his work consisted of de-constructing the prevailing approach viewing Rabbinic Judaism as a single religious movement within which the various Rabbinic texts were produced.

Moshe Wertheim, Owner of Coca Cola Israel, Dies at 86

A bulwark in the Israeli business world has passed away: Moshe Wertheim, owner of Coca Cola Israel is dead at 86.

Dr. Irving I. Moskowitz, 88

Dr. Irving Moskowitz z"l has been called the Montefiore and Rothschild of our time.

Border Patrol Chief Inspector Jadan Assad Laid to Rest

Thousands attended the funeral of Border Patrol chief inspector Jadan Assad in the Druze village of Beit J'an.

Henry Morgenthau III Passes Away At Age 101

Henry’s blunt account of a president whom he himself deeply admired made a strong impression on a generation that often remembered FDR through rose-colored glasses.

Passing of an Era: Ninendo President Satoru Iwata

Satoru Iwata, president of Nintendo, has died at the age of 55.

Hungarian Authorities Arrest 2 Suspects in Death of Ofir Gross, z’l

Two murder suspects have been arrested in Hungary in connection with the death of Jerusalem resident Ofir Gross, z'l.

Zipi Livni BD”E

Her passing is a great loss to the Eretz Yisrael movement, to Hevron the City of our Forefathers and to her family.

Murdered IDF Soldier to be Laid to Rest in Sdei Hemed

IDF Sgt. Omri Levi, age 19, was murdered by an Israeli Arab terrorist in Be'er Sheva at the central bus station.

Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, 87

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

Jacob Birnbaum, Founder of the Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry (SSSJ), Dies

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

Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach, Leader of Lithuanian Faction, Staunch Opponent of IDF Service, Dead at...

Since the passing of the IDF enlistment law by Yesh Atid chairman Yair Lapid, Rabbi Auerbach enhanced his struggle against army service.

Abraham Peck, Survivor of 9 Concentration Camps, Dead at 91

"At any minute the guard could shoot you for not liking the way you looked at him," Peck recalled. "They would shoot you for nothing."

PM Netanyahu: I Grieve At The Passing Of… My Cherished Friend, Ya’akov Ne’eman

PM Netanyahu and his wife Sara send their deepest condolences to the wife of former Justice Minister Ya'akov Ne'eman, z'l, close friends of the couple.

Actress Mary Tyler Moore Has Died at 80

Mary Tyler Moore was best known in her roles as an all-around, wholesome role model during the 1960s and 1970s.

Passing of the Tosher Rebbe, z’l

The Tosher Rebbe, z'l, has passed away at the age of 95. Baruch Dayan Emes. May his memory be for a blessing.

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."

Gene Wilder, Iconic Jewish Comedian and Actor, Dead at 83

One of Hollywood's finest and funniest comedians has been silenced forever. Gene Wilder passes away at age 83.

Breslov Chassid Who Received Trump’s Well Wishes Passed Away in Uman

Rabbi Getz came to Uman with the last strength in his body to stay near Rabbi Nachman's gravesite during the days of Judgment.

Putin, Medvedev, Attend Adored Jewish Crooner’s Funeral

In 1983, Kobzon was expelled from the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and reprimanded for performing Jewish songs.

Israeli Political Leaders Praise the Lifetime Work of Late Hebron Rabbi Moshe Levinger

PM Netanyahu sent a letter of condolences to the Levinger family on the passing of the late leader Rabbi Moshe Levinger, who was known for his life work in establishing the modern Jewish community of Hebron and as one of the founder of the Gush Emunim settlement movement.

Diapora Yeshiva T’shuva Movement Pioneer Rabbi Mordechai Goldstein Dead at 82

Unlike traditional Orthodox academies, Rabbi Goldstein's Diaspora Yeshiva appealed to students who identified with the nonconformist beatnik and hippie subcultures, adopting a neo-Chasidic approach.

Remembering Dr. Yaakov Elman, A Legendary Jewish Historian

He cared about the unique personal circumstances that shaped each of the great thinkers of Jewish history.

Joseph Wilf, Real Estate Developer And Supporter Of Jewish Causes, Passes Away At 91

The Wilfs, both Joe and Harry, were not just philanthropic donors to the RCA, stressed Herson, but took an active role in the continued growth of the educational institution.

Former Head of 92nd Street Y Commits Suicide

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

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