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Professor Steven Plaut, z’l

Prof. Steven Plaut, z'l, passed away at the age of 65 after a years-long battle with cancer.

1,000 Respond to Mom’s Plea, Accompany IDF Soldier Son to Final Resting Place

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.

Thousands Accompany IDF Soldiers to Final Resting Places in Jerusalem, Kfar Etzion, Haifa

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.

Funerals for Murdered IDF Officers Set for Monday

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.

Mastermind of 1994 Buenos Aires Bombing Rafsanjani Dies of Heart Attack

Rafsanjani was sought by the Argentinian government for ordering the 1994 AMIA bombing in Buenos Aires.

VV Veteran Columnist Nat Hentoff Dead at 91

According to his son, Nick, he was surrounded by family and listening to Billie Holiday when he died.

Hunting Down a Terrorist in Haifa, City of Unity

Security sources are maintaining a partial gag order on an investigation into a deadly attack in Haifa.

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."

IDF Commander in Operation Protective Edge Passes Away in Coma

Another IDF officer who fell in battle during Operation Protective Edge has succumbed to his wounds after a long struggle...

PM Netanyahu: I Grieve At The Passing Of… My Cherished Friend, Ya’akov Ne’eman

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 Passes Away at 77

Former Justice Minister Ya'akov Ne'eman has passed away after a long fight with a "difficult illness" at the age of 77.

Debbie Reynolds Dies at 84, One Day after Daughter Carrie Fisher

Reynolds had a stroke while working with her son, Todd Fisher, on funeral plans for Carrie.

Hollywood Actress Carrie Fisher, Dead at 60

Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher, who portrayed Princess Leia, has passed away from cardiac arrest.

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.

Dr. Henry Heimlich (96)

Dr. Heimlich discovered the Heimlich maneuver.

Jewish Woman Murdered in Turkey

A Turkish Jewish woman married to a non-Jewish Turkish man was killed in Istanbul in unclear circumstances.

Former Astronaut U.S. Senator John Glenn Dies at 95

The first American to orbit the Earth, former astronaut John Glenn has died at 95. Rest in peace.

Remembering Ezra Schwartz, hy’d, By Creating a Garden at Oz veGaon

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.

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.

Diapora Yeshiva T’shuva Movement Pioneer Rabbi Mordechai Goldstein Dead at 82

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.

Fidel Castro, 90

Cuba's communist dictator Fidel Castro passed away at age 90.

R’ Ben Zion Shenker, z’l, The Monarch of Jewish Music Passes

The music of Modzitz will live on forever thanks to the eternal soul of Reb Ben Zion Shenker, z'l.

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).

Labor Party to Hold Rabin Memorial After Annual Event Cancelled

Labor Party to hold Rabin memorial after annual event fails due to lack of interest and funds.

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