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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 Eulogizes IDF Major Hagai Ben Ari, z’l

PM Netanyahu said IDF Major Ben Ari, z'l was an elite commander, a "courageous fighter, he was the salt of the earth."

Israeli President Sends Condolences on Passing of Uzbeki President

Uzbekistani President Islam Karimov had led his nation since it declared independence 25 years ago; now there is a power vacuum and many citizens say they feel a double loss.

Joseph ‘Beau’ Biden III, 46, Dies of Brain Cancer

The eldest son of US Vice President Joe Biden, Delaware Attorney "Beau" Biden, 46, has died of brain cancer.

Albert Klass, Who Played A Key Role In Rise Of The Jewish Press, Dies...

“He had a strong connection to Torah and was very respectful of Torah scholars,” he added. “He was self-educated man who was well read and business savvy.”

Rabbi Uzi Meshulam (60)

Rabbi Uzi Meshulam (60) died on Friday afternoon. Meshulam was an activist who claimed that thousands of Yemenite babies were taken away from their families...

Rabbi Binyomin Klein, Member of Secretariat to Lubavitcher Rebbe, zt’l, 79, Passes Away

Rabbi Binyomin Klein, 79, long-time aide of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, zt'l passed away Friday morning.

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."

Israeli Millionaire Philanthropist, Founder of Emanuel, Motti Zisser Dies at 61

Zisser captured the Israeli public's imagination, especially in the religious sector, in the early 1980s, when he initiated the founding of the city of Emanuel in Samaria.

Hundreds of Thousands in Rabbi Shteinman’s Funeral in Bnei Brak

Police estimate that 600,000 people are participating in the funeral procession.

“A Beautiful Mind” John Nash and Wife Killed in Car Crash

Nobel Prize winner John Nash (86) and his wide Alicia Nash (82) were killed in a car crash on Saturday night in New Jersey.

Father of IDF Staff Sgt. Oron Shaul, z’l, Dies Waiting for Son’s Body

A difficult illness has ended the fierce battle for the return of IDF Staff Sgt. Oron Shaul z'l's body by his father Herzl Shaul, z'l.

Attorney Grazhbile Ventslauskayte, Righteous Among the Nations, Dies in Lithuania at 104

During the Second World War, Grazhbile and her mother opened a garment workshop for Jewish women living in the ghetto.

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.

NJ Chabad Rabbinical Student Killed in Garbage Truck Accident

A New Jersey rabbinical student on his way to morning prayers was struck by a garbage truck and killed in Brooklyn. Gedalia Gruntzweig, 25, a...

NYC World Trade Center Goes Blue-and-White For Elie Wiesel

The World Trade Center sparkled with blue and white lights in memory of Elie Wiesel, a strong advocate for Israel.

Religious Zionist Leader Rabbi Moshe Weiss Dies

In his poem, my father pictures himself standing on a hill in the Auschwitz death camp overlooking the barracks, surrounded by white snow, ash, and bone.

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.

Scholar and Columnist Professor Barry Rubin Passed Away at 64

Barry Rubin's was a rare voices of clarity in the Israeli academia and in Jewish media. He was one of the good guys.

Joan Rivers Dies at Age 81

The outspoken Jewish comedienne Joan Rivers passed away on Thursday.

Parents of Russian-Jewish Star Trek Actor Sue Fiat Chrysler for Son’s Death

The parents of Russian-Jewish actor Anton Yelchin sue Fiat Chrysler over their son's death.

Netanyahu Offers Condolences to Family of Apache Pilot, Wishes Speedy Recovery to Navigator

"We know the scale of pain," said Netanyahu, who knows what it's like to lose a family member in the military.

Funeral for Rabbi Yekutiel Menachem Rapp, obm

The funeral for Rabbi Yekutiel Menachem Rapp is to pass by 770 Eastern Parkway Tuesday at 3:45 pm ET.

What I Learned From Rebbitzen Jungreis

Love is knowing how to make the other person feel important and needed.

The Neshchizer Rebbe Passed Away

Even while he was severely ill, he was determined not to change his daily agenda despite his pain.

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