Three years ago the rabbi immigrated to Israel, making his home in Jerusalem.
He was bigger than life.
"The embassy helped organize the burial ceremony and commissioned its representative to it."
"He lived in the Deep South for most of his life ... and was always dedicated to the Jewish community in the city in which he lived."
Legendary actor Omar Sharif was laid to rest in Cairo after funeral services at a mosque.
"Shimon's story is ... the story of a people who, over so many centuries in the wilderness, never gave up on that basic human longing to return home."
Rubinger was the Israeli photographer who shot the famous photo of three Israeli paratroopers after the liberation of the Western Wall on the third day of the Six-Day War.
Four new terror victims will not be present to hear the reading of the Ten Commandments in synagogue this Shavuot. Their names have been released.
In 1977, following an auto accident in Beverly Hills that left him in critical condition with a crushed spleen, he was inspired to pursue a career in comedy.
"He's so connected to the community. He is a strong part of the minyan, a very religious, really hard-working guy."
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.
Dr. Heimlich discovered the Heimlich maneuver.
Former President Shimon Peres is mourned by the Israel Atomic Energy Commission, which cites his contribution to the establishment of the Negev Nuclear Research Center.
"Gregg considered being on the road playing music with his brothers and solo band for his beloved fans, essential medicine for his soul."
The former director of the 92nd Street Y is dead after hanging himself last Friday at his home in Seagate.
Tragically, the body of Rabbi Chaim Ashkenazi, z’l, the son-in-law of the Chief Rabbi of Mexico, Rabbi Shlomo Tawil, was pulled from the rubble.
A yeshiva student from Jerusalem was found lifeless Thursday after he apparently drowned while swimming in nearby Beit Zayit.
Yehuda Avner dedicated his life to the State of Israel.
If you ask “What are you” – you destroy the world. If you ask “Who are you?” you build the world…” (Shlomo Carlebach).
Philip Roth, Author of ‘Goodbye, Columbus,’ ‘Portnoy’s Complaint,’ ‘The Plot Against America,’ Dead at...
In "The Plot Against America" (2004), Roth returns to his childhood years in Newark in the 1940s, in an alternative history where pro-Nazi aviator hero Charles Lindbergh is elected US president.
Hussein Sabih, 28, sustained a severe head injury and died after jumping from a high cliff into a waterfall in Koh Samui.
In 2001 Rabbi Sitruk suffered a stroke and after his recovery took the additional name Haim, following the traditional Jewish protection against illness by altering or changing one's name.
Alice Herz-Sommer, the 110-year-old Holocaust survivor and concert pianist whose life was the subject of an Oscar-nominated documentary, has died. Herz-Sommer, who was believed to...
PM Binyamin Netanyahu issues an unusually intense warning of a 'terrorist assault against Jerusalem' incited by the PA leadership.
Max Mannheimer was silent about his nightmare and depression for decades.