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.
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.
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.
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.
A bulwark in the Israeli business world has passed away: Moshe Wertheim, owner of Coca Cola Israel is dead at 86.
"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."
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 has passed away at the age of 80.
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.
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.
Nafla Ateres Rosheinu
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.
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.
Famed Jewish actor Philip 'Fyvush' Finkel was born in Brownsville, NY. He brought to life several characters in 'Fiddler on the Roof.'
The last Polish Jew who managed to survive the Sobibor Nazi death camp has passed away at the age of 90.
The former chief of the KGB bequeaths evidence about Raoul Wallenberg for future generations, in papers found in a suitcase.
A major source of strength to women in the yeshivishe Jewish world has moved on to the World to Come.
The parents of Russian-Jewish actor Anton Yelchin sue Fiat Chrysler over their son's death.
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.
His life was an example of Torah, middos and humility in action.
Hundreds accompanied US-born IDF lone soldier Shlomo Rindenow, z'l on his final journey to rest in Netzer Hazani.
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.