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American-Born Hebron Pioneer Eddie Dribben Dies at 85

5 Elul 5776 – September 8, 2016
Dribben remained dedicated and focused despite the tragedy that struck him and his wife Sara, when their son Dov was murdered by local Arabs in 1998.

A Pillar of Torah Lost as Haifa Chief Rabbi Sha’ar Yashuv Cohen Passes Away...

3 Elul 5776 – September 6, 2016
A bastion of Judaism and Torah has been lost with the passing of longtime Haifa Chief Rabbi Eliyahu Yosef Sha'ar Yashuv Cohen, z'l, age 89.

Herzl Shaul, z’l, Father of IDF Staff Sgt. Oron Shaul, z’l, Laid to Rest

2 Elul 5776 – September 5, 2016
The father of a fallen soldier whose body is being held in captivity by Hamas in Gaza was laid to rest after giving up his struggle after a 10-month battle with cancer.

Israeli President Sends Condolences on Passing of Uzbeki President

2 Elul 5776 – September 4, 2016
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.

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

30 Av 5776 – September 2, 2016
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.

Moshe Wertheim, Owner of Coca Cola Israel, Dies at 86

28 Av 5776 – August 31, 2016
A bulwark in the Israeli business world has passed away: Moshe Wertheim, owner of Coca Cola Israel is dead at 86.

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."

Gene Wilder, Iconic Jewish Comedian and Actor, Dead at 83

26 Av 5776 – August 30, 2016
One of Hollywood's finest and funniest comedians has been silenced forever. Gene Wilder passes away at age 83.

Former Israeli Defense Minister Binyamin Fuad Ben-Eliezer Dies at Age 80

25 Av 5776 – August 28, 2016
Former Israeli Defense Minister Binyamin Fuad Ben-Eliezer has passed away at the age of 80.

Steven Hill, Star of ‘Law & Order,’ ‘Mission: Impossible,’ Dead at 94

20 Av 5776 – August 24, 2016
Hill only lasted one season on “Mission: Impossible,” because he was "difficult to work with," most notably because he refused to work late on Fridays, because of his Shabbat observance.

Outreach Pioneer And Longtime Jewish Press Columnist Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis Passes Away

Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis, pioneer in Jewish outreach, founder of the international Hineni organization, and Jewish Press columnist for more than fifty years, passed away Tuesday at the age of 80.

Baruch Dayan Haemes: Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis a”h

20 Av 5776 – August 23, 2016
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Conspiracy Theory and Aliens Expert Barry Chamish, 64

He is best known for his conspiracy theory regarding the Yitzhak Rabin assassination, which received a great deal of support at the time, especially on the right.

Joseph Wilf, Real Estate Developer And Supporter Of Jewish Causes, Passes Away At 91

14 Av 5776 – August 17, 2016
The Wilfs, both Joe and Harry, were not just philanthropic donors to the RCA, stressed Herson, but took an active role in the continued growth of the educational institution.

Jewish Actor Fyvush Finkel, 93, Passes Away

12 Av 5776 – August 16, 2016
Famed Jewish actor Philip 'Fyvush' Finkel was born in Brownsville, NY. He brought to life several characters in 'Fiddler on the Roof.'

Last Survivor of Sobibor Death Camp, Philip Bialowitz, obm, Passes Away

5 Av 5776 – August 9, 2016
The last Polish Jew who managed to survive the Sobibor Nazi death camp has passed away at the age of 90.

Raoul Wallenberg’s Fate Revealed in Diary of Former KGB Chief

4 Av 5776 – August 7, 2016
The former chief of the KGB bequeaths evidence about Raoul Wallenberg for future generations, in papers found in a suitcase.

Rebbetzin Shoshana Schechter, z’l, Wife of Yeshiva Chaim Berlin Head, Rabbi Aharon Schechter

1 Av 5776 – August 4, 2016
A major source of strength to women in the yeshivishe Jewish world has moved on to the World to Come.

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

28 Tammuz 5776 – August 3, 2016
The parents of Russian-Jewish actor Anton Yelchin sue Fiat Chrysler over their son's death.

Philanthropist Marcus Katz Dead at 89

22 Tammuz 5776 – July 27, 2016
Katz established the Marcus Katz Award which for 41 years has been given to outstanding contributors to building harmony between Jewish law and tradition and the modern world.

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