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R’ Kalman Mendelsohn, Z”L, Ish HaChesed

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

Russia’s President Honored Memory of His Jewish H.S. Teacher

"The embassy helped organize the burial ceremony and commissioned its representative to it."

Alabama Jewish Businessman Victor Rousso, 90, Passes Away in Jerusalem as Full Israeli

"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."

Egypt Bids Farewell to Native Son, Legendary Omar Sharif

Legendary actor Omar Sharif was laid to rest in Cairo after funeral services at a mosque.

FULL TEXT: US President Barack Obama’s Eulogy for Israel’s 9th President, Shimon Peres, z’l...

"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."

President Rivlin Mourns Photographer David Rubinger

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 Tel Aviv Terror Shooting Attack Victims Identified

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.

Garry Shandling Dead from Heart Attack at 66

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.

Israeli Jewish Mother, 3 Children Die in Brooklyn House Fire

"He's so connected to the community. He is a strong part of the minyan, a very religious, really hard-working guy."

Israeli Woman Killed in Mexico

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. Henry Heimlich (96)

Dr. Heimlich discovered the Heimlich maneuver.

Israel Atomic Energy Commission Praises ‘Contributions’ of Shimon Peres, Mourns His Death

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 Allman, Southern Rock Music ioneer, Passes On at 69

"Gregg considered being on the road playing music with his brothers and solo band for his beloved fans, essential medicine for his soul."

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.

Body of Rabbi Found in Mexico City Rubble An Hour After Start of Rosh...

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.

Jerusalem Yeshiva Student Drowns in Beit Zayit Reservoir

A yeshiva student from Jerusalem was found lifeless Thursday after he apparently drowned while swimming in nearby Beit Zayit.

Yehuda Avner (86), Advisor, Ambassador and Author

Yehuda Avner dedicated his life to the State of Israel.

Watch Complete Movie ‘You Never Know’ on Shlomo Carlebach’s 22nd Yahrzeit [video]

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.

Israeli Dies in Thailand

Hussein Sabih, 28, sustained a severe head injury and died after jumping from a high cliff into a waterfall in Koh Samui.

Former Chief Rabbi of France Joseph Sitruk Dead at 72

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.

Oldest Holocaust Survivor Dies at 110

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...

Netanyahu Warns of ‘Terrorist Assault on Jerusalem’

PM Binyamin Netanyahu issues an unusually intense warning of a 'terrorist assault against Jerusalem' incited by the PA leadership.

Holocaust Survivor, Speaker Max Mannheimer, 96, Passes Away

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

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