The actor was best known for his portrayal of Agent 007, James Bond, in seven films.
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.
Tarasyuk was the deputy chairman of the State Duma Committee on Natural Resources and Utilization.
The loss of Benny Elon is a loss for all of Am Israel. Benny Elon was a Jewish hero. A great great man. Rav Benny was the ultimate mensch.
"As a friend and companion, he was for me a learning partner, an intellectual sparring partner," said President Rivlin.
Prime Minister Sharon fired Elon over his objection to his Gaza Jews' eviction plan.
A lifelong Democrat, Rickles performed at the inauguration of two Republican presidents.
Yevtushenko's Babi Yar described both the Nazi atrocities and the Soviet government's own persecution of Jews.
The Who's Pete Townshend who studied under Metzger claimed the latter's teachings had inspired him to destroy guitars onstage at the conclusion of his band's concerts.
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.
Eli’s recordings of Jewish music opened a path for other observant Jewish musicians and vocalists, and created an entirely new genre.
Spielberg called his mom “my lucky charm” during his 1994 Academy Award acceptance speech for Best Director, for Schindler’s List.
“The loss sustained by Russia is grave and irreplaceable,” said Churkin’s deputy, Pyotr Ilyichev.
During the Second World War, Grazhbile and her mother opened a garment workshop for Jewish women living in the ghetto.
Mary Tyler Moore was best known in her roles as an all-around, wholesome role model during the 1960s and 1970s.
Plaut was raised in a non-Orthodox Zionist home in Philadelphia (he became increasingly observant after making aliyah in 1981).
Prof. Steven Plaut, z'l, passed away at the age of 65 after a years-long battle with cancer.
More than a thousand Israelis streamed into Rishon Lezion to attend the funeral of a soldier they never met, but whose mother they knew they had to comfort in her grief.
Grief-stricken families expressed their love and pride in their fallen IDF soldiers, speaking of their goodness, the ways in which they had left the world a better place.
All of the four IDF officers who were murdered by a Jerusalem Arab terrorist at Armon HaNatziv are to be laid to rest on the same day; 17 other injured victims are slowly healing from the attack.
Rafsanjani was sought by the Argentinian government for ordering the 1994 AMIA bombing in Buenos Aires.
According to his son, Nick, he was surrounded by family and listening to Billie Holiday when he died.
Security sources are maintaining a partial gag order on an investigation into a deadly attack in Haifa.
PM Netanyahu said IDF Major Ben Ari, z'l was an elite commander, a "courageous fighter, he was the salt of the earth."
Another IDF officer who fell in battle during Operation Protective Edge has succumbed to his wounds after a long struggle...