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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.

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.'

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