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Holocaust Author and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Elie Wiesel Dead at 87

For ten years after the war, Wiesel refused to write about or discuss his experiences during the Holocaust.

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.

A Saintly Sofer: Rabbi Yosef Lasdun Passes Away at 62

Aside from being an especially skilled sofer, Rabbi Lasdun was exemplary in his impeccable honesty, humility and yashrus.

Rabbi Raphael Pelcovitz of Far Rockaway Passes Away

Shiva is being held at 781 Caffrey Avenue, Far Rockawy, from Friday morning through Tuesday morning.

Holocaust Survivor, Speaker Max Mannheimer, 96, Passes Away

Max Mannheimer was silent about his nightmare and depression for decades.

Sam Halpern, Philanthropist, 93

Holocaust survivor and noted Jewish Philanthropist Sam Halpern passed away at the age of 93.

R’ Ben Zion Shenker, z’l, The Monarch of Jewish Music Passes

The music of Modzitz will live on forever thanks to the eternal soul of Reb Ben Zion Shenker, z'l.

Israeli Killed While Hiking in Iceland

An Israeli man, 65, was killed after falling during a hike while on vacation in Iceland.

Republican Jewish Coalition Co-Founder Gordon Zacks Dies

Gordon Zacks, a founder of the Republican Jewish Coalition and an unofficial adviser to George H.W. Bush, has died. Zacks, a businessman who also was...

Yifat Shoham, Leumit Arad HMO Director, Passes

Yifat Shoham, one of the longest-running directors of Leumit HMO in Arad, has passed away. Baruch Dayan HaEmet.

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."

President Reuven Rivlin’s eulogy at the funeral of Israel’s Ninth President Shimon Peres

Your eyes saw far ahead, while your feet covered great distances on the landscape of Jewish and Zionist history.

A Pillar of Torah Lost as Haifa Chief Rabbi Sha’ar Yashuv Cohen Passes Away...

A bastion of Judaism and Torah has been lost with the passing of longtime Haifa Chief Rabbi Eliyahu Yosef Sha'ar Yashuv Cohen, z'l, age 89.

King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, Dead at 90. King Salman Succeeds.

King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia has died at the age of 91. Crown Prince Salman succeeds the monarch.

Reflections On My Great-Grandmother, Mrs. Golda Katz a”h

She had many names and was many things to many people, but to me she was just Babineni.

Israeli Hiker Killed While Trekking the Ganges in India

An Israeli hiker was killed while he and his family were trekking along the Ganges River in India.

The ‘Chicken Lady’ Who Helped the Poor Dies at Age 90

Bracha Kapach, wife of a scholarly rabbi from Yemen and more widely known as the “Chicken Lady,” died Tuesday morning in Jerusalem at the...

Labor Party to Hold Rabin Memorial After Annual Event Cancelled

Labor Party to hold Rabin memorial after annual event fails due to lack of interest and funds.

Rabbi Herschel Schacter, former Chair of Presidents Conference , Dies at 95

Rabbi Herschel Schacter, a former chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, has died. Schacter, the first U.S. Army chaplain to...

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.

Bernard Lewis, Praised by Netanyahu as ‘Great Scholar,’ Passes Away at 101

Netanyahu: “Professor Lewis’s wisdom will continue to guide us for years to come.”

Boro Park Vizhnitzer Rabbi Pinchas Shalom Hager, z’l, Passes Away

Boro Park Vizhnitzer Chassidic leader Rabbi Pinchas Shalom Hager, z'l, passes away at age 67.

Passing of an Era: Ninendo President Satoru Iwata

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

Thousands at Memorial for Jerusalem’s Har Nof Massacre Victims

Thousands attended a Jerusalem memorial service to mark the end of seven days' mourning for five terror victims.

The Late David Bowie’s 1977 Kabalistic Line [video]

Pop kabbalist Madonna said she was "devastated" by the news of Bowie's passing.

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