In 2001 Rabbi Sitruk suffered a stroke and after his recovery took the additional name Haim, following the traditional Jewish protection against illness by altering or changing one's name.
Max Mannheimer was silent about his nightmare and depression for decades.
With his high energy and commitment to contributing to the klal, Uri looked for gaps to fill.
Love is knowing how to make the other person feel important and needed.
Ishak Alaton was one of the founders of the Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV) and the Open Society Foundation.
At its peak, the Crazy Eddie chain had 43 stores and reported more than $350 million in sales annually.
Friedman recalled, "On the way home, another sailor kissed me, just one on the cheek and went on his way. The sailors were especially happy."
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 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.
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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.