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...
PM Netanyahu and his wife Sara send their deepest condolences to the wife of former Justice Minister Ya'akov Ne'eman, z'l, close friends of the couple.
Former Justice Minister Ya'akov Ne'eman has passed away after a long fight with a "difficult illness" at the age of 77.
Reynolds had a stroke while working with her son, Todd Fisher, on funeral plans for Carrie.
Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher, who portrayed Princess Leia, has passed away from cardiac arrest.
Her 1986 marriage to Prince Frederic von Anhalt entitled her to pass on as Princess von Anhalt, Duchess of Saxony.
Dr. Heimlich discovered the Heimlich maneuver.
A Turkish Jewish woman married to a non-Jewish Turkish man was killed in Istanbul in unclear circumstances.
The first American to orbit the Earth, former astronaut John Glenn has died at 95. Rest in peace.
Sometimes the best way to honor and hold the memory of a departed soul is through building or planting new life. And so it was at Oz veGaon.
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.
Unlike traditional Orthodox academies, Rabbi Goldstein's Diaspora Yeshiva appealed to students who identified with the nonconformist beatnik and hippie subcultures, adopting a neo-Chasidic approach.
Cuba's communist dictator Fidel Castro passed away at age 90.
The music of Modzitz will live on forever thanks to the eternal soul of Reb Ben Zion Shenker, z'l.
If you ask “What are you” – you destroy the world. If you ask “Who are you?” you build the world…” (Shlomo Carlebach).
Leonard Cohen passed away this week at age 82.
Labor Party to hold Rabin memorial after annual event fails due to lack of interest and funds.