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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

The parents of Russian-Jewish actor Anton Yelchin sue Fiat Chrysler over their son's death.

Philanthropist Marcus Katz Dead at 89

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.

In Memory of Albert (Anshel) Klass

His life was an example of Torah, middos and humility in action.

Mass Turnout at Funeral of IDF Lone Soldier Shlomo Rindenow, z’l

Hundreds accompanied US-born IDF lone soldier Shlomo Rindenow, z'l on his final journey to rest in Netzer Hazani.

Elie Wiesel Remembered As ‘One Of The Great Moral Voices Of Our Time’

Wiesel was criticized by some in the Orthodox community for what they viewed as his rejection of faith in God after the Holocaust. But Weisel, who studied Jewish religious texts daily throughout his adult life, resented the allegation.

NYC World Trade Center Goes Blue-and-White For Elie Wiesel

The World Trade Center sparkled with blue and white lights in memory of Elie Wiesel, a strong advocate for Israel.

Israeli Leaders Bid Farewell to Holocaust Survivor and Writer Elie Wiesel

“Elie Wiesel was the collective moral compass of the Jewish people,” said Jewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky.

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