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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.

Headstone Unveiling Held in Jerusalem for Late Pres. Shimon Peres, z’l

The headstone of the late Pres. Shimon Peres, z'l, was unveiled in Jerusalem on Oct. 28, 2016.

President Rivlin Visits Bereaved Family of Israeli Teen Killed on Israel-Egyptian Border

Pres. Reuven Rivlin visits the grieving family of an Israeli Bedouin teen shot and killed by accident on the Israel-Egypt border.

Israeli Hiker Killed While Trekking the Ganges in India

An Israeli hiker was killed while he and his family were trekking along the Ganges River in India.

MLK’s Attorney Jack Greenberg Dead at 91

As a sign of a changing relationship between Jews and Blacks, in 1982 the Harvard Black Law Students Association objected to Greenberg's teaching a civil rights course jointly with black lawyer Julius L. Chambers.

King of Thailand Passes Away After 70 Years of Gentle Rule

After ruling for 70 years, the King of Thailand has passed away at the age of 88, leaving anxiety in his wake.

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson, 50, Succumbs

Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson passed away Sunday after a struggle with cancer.

Pilot’s Family Tells President Rivlin, Cohen Nov Was ‘A Joyful Boy’

"My son loved everyone, he was a joyful boy," the bereaved mother of an Israeli Air Force pilot told President Reuven Rivlin.

Scholar Jacob Neusner Dead at 84

Much of his work consisted of de-constructing the prevailing approach viewing Rabbinic Judaism as a single religious movement within which the various Rabbinic texts were produced.

Funeral Set for IAF Maj. Ohad Cohen Nov, z’l

IAF Major Ohad Cohen Nov will be laid to rest in the Moshav Mazor Cemetery.

OneFamily Commemorates Terror Victims and Families of Jewish Year 5776 [video]

The OneFamily support organization lists the lives lost to terror since Rosh Hashana 2015.

FULL TEXT: US President Barack Obama’s Eulogy for Israel’s 9th President, Shimon Peres, z’l...

"Shimon's story is ... the story of a people who, over so many centuries in the wilderness, never gave up on that basic human longing to return home."

Eulogies by Shimon Peres’ Three Children

I remember him at the table of a French restaurant, when he whispered in my ear, it’s tastes good, but nothing compares to your mother’s salad. To him, Israel’s cucumbers and tomatoes were the finest of delicacies.

President Reuven Rivlin’s eulogy at the funeral of Israel’s Ninth President Shimon Peres

Your eyes saw far ahead, while your feet covered great distances on the landscape of Jewish and Zionist history.

Peres Funeral Closed to Public, Security Tightened, Streets Closed in Central Jerusalem

The Peres funeral is closed to the public due to the attendance of PA leader Mahmoud Abbas.

Abbas Political Adviser Nimr Hammad, Dead at 78

Beirut-based Nimr Hammad, political adviser to Yasser Arafat and Mahmoud Abbas has died at the age of 78.

AIPAC Mourns Shimon Peres, Indefatigable Advocate for Justice [video]

AIPAC mourns former Israeli president Shimon Peres, 'indefatigable advocate for justice and human progress.'

Israel Atomic Energy Commission Praises ‘Contributions’ of Shimon Peres, Mourns His Death

Former President Shimon Peres is mourned by the Israel Atomic Energy Commission, which cites his contribution to the establishment of the Negev Nuclear Research Center.

Palestinian Authority Leader Hails Peres As Peace Partner While PA Gov’t Vilifies Him

PA leader Mahmoud Abbas hailed Israel's late former president, Shimon Peres, while his PA government issued an obituary filled with hate.

Mossad Chief, Staff, Mourn Passing of Shimon Peres

Israel's international Mossad intelligence agency also says it is mourning the death of former President Shimon Peres.

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."

Shimon Peres Dead at 93

During a political career that spanned 73 years, Peres served as prime minister, president, and Knesset member for 47 consecutive years, the longest anyone has served in the Israeli parliament. H

Israel’s 9th President Shimon Peres Dead at 93

Nobel Prize winner Shimon Peres, who took part in establishing Israel's security apparatus and served 48 consecutive years as MK passed away following a stroke.

Former Chief Rabbi of France Joseph Sitruk Dead at 72

In 2001 Rabbi Sitruk suffered a stroke and after his recovery took the additional name Haim, following the traditional Jewish protection against illness by altering or changing one's name.

Holocaust Survivor, Speaker Max Mannheimer, 96, Passes Away

Max Mannheimer was silent about his nightmare and depression for decades.

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