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Britain’s Rabbi Sacks Says Thatcher as More like Moses than Aaron

British Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks paid tribute to Margaret Thatcher on the day of her funeral, saying that “in public, her leadership style...

Hebron gearing up for Rabbi Levinger’s funeral

The police are asking everyone to be patient and follow their instructions.

Rabbi Moshe Levinger ZT”L

Rabbi Levinger is most remembered for reestablishing Jewish life in Hebron and establishing the town of Kiryat Arba.

Shula Cohen-Kishik, ‘The Pearl’ Laid to Rest in Jerusalem

A true heroine of the State of Israel, Mossad spy code-named 'The Pearl' was tortured in a Lebanese prison during her trial in 1961.

We Remember Eliahu ben Shaul Cohen, z’l, Legend of the Mossad

Intelligence from Mossad spy Eli Cohen helped Israel win the Six Day War.

Steven Plaut, Prolific And Acerbic Writer, Dies After Long Illness

Plaut was raised in a non-Orthodox Zionist home in Philadelphia (he became increasingly observant after making aliyah in 1981).

Tommy Ramone (65), Last Member of the Ramones Dies

Tommy was the last member of the band that defined, inspired and spearheaded punk rock music in the US and the UK.

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.

Edwin Shafier

If something was right, he performed it with full dedication and determination, in a timely and respectable manner.

He Would Have Won A Fair Fight, Says Regev

The terrorist exploited the fact that Ottman knew him and thus could get close before drawing his gun.

Two Jews Killed in Amtrak Crash

Two Jews, a women CEO of a start-up and a Naval Academy students, were among the seven people killed in Tuesday night's crash of...

Philanthropist Marcus Katz Dead at 89

Katz established the Marcus Katz Award which for 41 years has been given to outstanding contributors to building harmony between Jewish law and tradition and the modern world.

Thousands Pay Last Respects To Rabbi Levinger

Among those who spoke were President Ruby Rivlin, Minister Uri Ariel, Rabbi Dov Lior and Rabbi Haim Druckman.

Dov Hikind’s Mother Dies at 85; Burial Today

Frieda Hikind, mother of New York Assemblyman Dov Hikind, died on Noonday at the age of 95. Her funeral is scheduled for 10 a.m....

Celebrities’ Celebrity: Jewish-Born Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor Dead at 99

Her 1986 marriage to Prince Frederic von Anhalt entitled her to pass on as Princess von Anhalt, Duchess of Saxony.

Israeli Killed While Hiking in Iceland

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

Official Statements on the Passing of President Shimon Peres [video]

"Through his great strength of will Shimon continued to move forward, imbued with the aspiration to advance the development of the country that he loved so much, and imbued with the aspiration to bring peace."

Abdel Rahman Zuabi (82)

Abdel Rahman Zuabi (Zoabi), the first Israeli-Arab to be appointed as a Supreme Court Justice, died on Sunday at age 82.

Holocaust Banknote Forger Adolf Burger Dead at 99

He visited the Bank of England and met the Chief Cashier, who presented him with one of the notes which he had forged in the concentration camp more than sixty years earlier.

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.

Honored Russian Jewish Pianist Michael Klein, 72, Dies On Stage

“Forty-five years he worked at the Philharmonic and literally till his last breath he served the music."

Dr. Henry Heimlich (96)

Dr. Heimlich discovered the Heimlich maneuver.

8-Year-Old ‘Superman Sam’ Sommer Died of Leukemia

"Over his entire brief but meaningful life, Sammy has taught all of us about courage, struggle, strength, and wisdom."

Anti-Semitism Expert Robert Wistrich Dies

Robert Wistrich, considered the world's leading historian on anti-Semitism, died in Rome late Tuesday from a heart attack. He was 70 years old. He was...

Jewish Philosopher Rabbi David Hartman Dies at 81

In 1971, Hartman and his wife Bobbi and their five children, made aliyah to Israel with plans to establish an institute for Jewish studies in Israel

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