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Religious Zionist Leader Rabbi Moshe Weiss Dies

In his poem, my father pictures himself standing on a hill in the Auschwitz death camp overlooking the barracks, surrounded by white snow, ash, and bone.

Rabbi Binyomin Klein, Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Personal Aide, Passes Away At 79

The Klein home, just a few doors down from 770, was open to visitors from all streams of life.

MK David Rotem, 66, Passes Away

Yisrael Beytenu MK David Rotem, 66, has passed away at his home in Efrat.

Rabbi Binyomin Klein, Member of Secretariat to Lubavitcher Rebbe, zt’l, 79, Passes Away

Rabbi Binyomin Klein, 79, long-time aide of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, zt'l passed away Friday morning.

Boro Park Vizhnitzer Rabbi Pinchas Shalom Hager, z’l, Passes Away

Boro Park Vizhnitzer Chassidic leader Rabbi Pinchas Shalom Hager, z'l, passes away at age 67.

Rochelle Shoretz, Founder Of Cancer Support Group, Dies At 42

I’ve had such a rich and meaningful life. Of course I wish I had more time.

Joseph ‘Beau’ Biden III, 46, Dies of Brain Cancer

The eldest son of US Vice President Joe Biden, Delaware Attorney "Beau" Biden, 46, has died of brain cancer.

Jerusalem Yeshiva Student Drowns in Beit Zayit Reservoir

A yeshiva student from Jerusalem was found lifeless Thursday after he apparently drowned while swimming in nearby Beit Zayit.

Actress Anne Meara Stiller Dies

Actress and comedienne Meara Stiller died on Saturday at age 85.

“A Beautiful Mind” John Nash and Wife Killed in Car Crash

Nobel Prize winner John Nash (86) and his wide Alicia Nash (82) were killed in a car crash on Saturday night in New Jersey.

Anti-Semitism Expert Robert Wistrich Dies

Robert Wistrich, considered the world's leading historian on anti-Semitism, died in Rome late Tuesday from a heart attack. He was 70 years old. He was...

American Tourist Dies in Tragedy at Masada

An American woman has died in Israel after possibly suffering heat stroke and falling while hiking at Masada.

Israeli Political Leaders Praise the Lifetime Work of Late Hebron Rabbi Moshe Levinger

PM Netanyahu sent a letter of condolences to the Levinger family on the passing of the late leader Rabbi Moshe Levinger, who was known for his life work in establishing the modern Jewish community of Hebron and as one of the founder of the Gush Emunim settlement movement.

Thousands Pay Last Respects To Rabbi Levinger

Among those who spoke were President Ruby Rivlin, Minister Uri Ariel, Rabbi Dov Lior and Rabbi Haim Druckman.

Hebron gearing up for Rabbi Levinger’s funeral

The police are asking everyone to be patient and follow their instructions.

Rabbi Moshe Levinger ZT”L

Rabbi Levinger is most remembered for reestablishing Jewish life in Hebron and establishing the town of Kiryat Arba.

Two Jews Killed in Amtrak Crash

Two Jews, a women CEO of a start-up and a Naval Academy students, were among the seven people killed in Tuesday night's crash of...

Zipi Livni BD”E

Her passing is a great loss to the Eretz Yisrael movement, to Hevron the City of our Forefathers and to her family.

‘Survey Monkey’ CEO David Goldberg Passes Away at 47

'Survey Monkey' CEO David Goldberg, husband of Facebook exec Sheryl Sandberg, dies suddenly Friday night at age 47.

Body of Missing Israeli Hiker, Or Ashraf, Found in Nepal

Rescue workers have found the body of the last missing Israeli, 22-year-old Or Ashraf, on Mt. Everest in a "complicated" location.

Former Polish Foreign Minister, Honored By Yad Vashem, Dies At 93

Bartoszewski began his diplomatic career at the age of 68 as Poland's ambassador to Austria before serving as foreign minister in 1995 and again from 2000 to 2001.

Body of Missing Female Traveler Found in Ein Gedi

A tragic end to a search for a woman in her 60s who was reported missing on Tuesday; the traveler’s body was found Wednesday...

Temporary Road Closures during Funeral for Rabbi Lichtenstein

Police have closed the entrance to Alon Shvut, where eulogies for Har Etzion Yeshiva Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein will begin around 10 a.m. Rabbi Lichtenstein, who...

Netanyahu Expresses His Sorrow over Death of Rabbi Lichtenstein

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed his sorrow over the passing of Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein Monday. "Rabbi Lichtenstein's knowledge found expression in his literary works. He...

Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein Dies at Age 81

He followed and spread the teachings of his late father-in-law, Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik.

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