Remembering Rabbi Maurice Lamm (1930-2016)
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.
The World Trade Center sparkled with blue and white lights in memory of Elie Wiesel, a strong advocate for Israel.
“Elie Wiesel was the collective moral compass of the Jewish people,” said Jewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky.
For ten years after the war, Wiesel refused to write about or discuss his experiences during the Holocaust.
Zisser captured the Israeli public's imagination, especially in the religious sector, in the early 1980s, when he initiated the founding of the city of Emanuel in Samaria.
“He had a strong connection to Torah and was very respectful of Torah scholars,” he added. “He was self-educated man who was well read and business savvy.”
Rising Russian-Jewish actor Anton Yelchin, 27, has died in a freak accident at his home in Los Angeles.
Alan Weinkratz was a well-known figure in the Israeli hi-tech startup scene.
Dr. Irving Moskowitz z"l has been called the Montefiore and Rothschild of our time.
This past Sunday marked the second anniversary of the Hamas abduction and murder of three yeshiva teens from a hitchiking post in Gush Etzion.
Four new terror victims will not be present to hear the reading of the Ten Commandments in synagogue this Shavuot. Their names have been released.
One of the greatest heavyweight boxers the world has ever known, Muhammad Ali, is dead at the age of 74.
Intelligence from Mossad spy Eli Cohen helped Israel win the Six Day War.
Two murder suspects have been arrested in Hungary in connection with the death of Jerusalem resident Ofir Gross, z'l.
Sport teaches us who we really are. It is not just entertainment or therapy for those who watch, but a glimpse of the infinite possibilities of life.
The head of the Brisk Yeshiva in Zichron Moshe, Rabbi Meir Soloveitchik, was laid to rest in Jerusalem.
The Civil Administration chief was flying solo when his plane crashed. The cause of the accident is not clear.
In 1977, following an auto accident in Beverly Hills that left him in critical condition with a crushed spleen, he was inspired to pursue a career in comedy.
Civil rights photographer Bob Adelman was found unresponsive at his home on Saturday.