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Arthur Finkelstein, Political Adviser, Passes at 72

Finkelstein helped several Israeli politicians craft winning political campaigns, among them, incumbent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Rivlin Sends Condolences as Hadas Malka, z’l, Laid to Rest in Ashdod

“The heart goes out to the brave warrior, who from her pictures seemed full of the joy of life."

Farewell to Chabad Lubavitch Chassidic Master of Melodies, Eli Lipsker, z’l

Eli’s recordings of Jewish music opened a path for other observant Jewish musicians and vocalists, and created an entirely new genre.

Palestinian Authority Leader Hails Peres As Peace Partner While PA Gov’t Vilifies Him

PA leader Mahmoud Abbas hailed Israel's late former president, Shimon Peres, while his PA government issued an obituary filled with hate.

Israel’s 9th President Shimon Peres Dead at 93

Nobel Prize winner Shimon Peres, who took part in establishing Israel's security apparatus and served 48 consecutive years as MK passed away following a stroke.

Dr. Irving I. Moskowitz, 88

Dr. Irving Moskowitz z"l has been called the Montefiore and Rothschild of our time.

Father of Naftali Bennett, Jim Bennett, 73, Passes Away

Jim Bennett, 73, father of Education Minister Naftali Bennett, has passed away in Haifa.

Thousands Mourn Rabbi Lichtenstein

"He did not know what anger was and never engaged in slander."

American-Israeli PR Pioneer Charley Levine Dies at Age 62

He and his wife Shelly were one of the most influential American couples in Israel.

Israeli, 37, First Casualty of Operation Protective Edge

An Israeli man, 37, is the first casualty of Operation Protective Edge; he died while handing out food to Israeli soldiers at the Erez Crossing.

Canadian Israeli Philanthropist David Azrieli, 92

Far from missiles and mortar shells, Canadian Israeli Philanthropist David Azrieli has passed away at the age of 92.

Former IDF Chief Rabbi (Maj.-Gen.) Mordechai Piron, 93

Former IDF Chief Rabbi Mordechai Piron has passed away at the age of 93, the second to serve in the position.

Former Head of 92nd Street Y Commits Suicide

The former director of the 92nd Street Y is dead after hanging himself last Friday at his home in Seagate.

Rivka Haut, Women of the Wall Co-Founder and Agunot Advocate, Dies

Rivka Haut, a foremost advocate for agunot, Orthodox women who have been refused a religious divorce and also a founder of the Women of...

Republican Jewish Coalition Co-Founder Gordon Zacks Dies

Gordon Zacks, a founder of the Republican Jewish Coalition and an unofficial adviser to George H.W. Bush, has died. Zacks, a businessman who also was...

Sharon Eulogized as Some Show Up to Pay Respects

Sharon’s coffin was placed in the Knesset Plaza on Sunday.

The ‘Chicken Lady’ Who Helped the Poor Dies at Age 90

Bracha Kapach, wife of a scholarly rabbi from Yemen and more widely known as the “Chicken Lady,” died Tuesday morning in Jerusalem at the...

Philip Berg (86), the Kabbalah Centre Rabbi

Rabbi Philip Berg, founder of the controverisal Kabbalah Centre passed away on Monday

My Mother and Her Judaism

Her obituary definitely mentions a host of hobbies, interests and activities, but it leaves out something that was very crucial to her life, Judaism.

Dov Hikind’s Mother Dies at 85; Burial Today

Frieda Hikind, mother of New York Assemblyman Dov Hikind, died on Noonday at the age of 95. Her funeral is scheduled for 10 a.m....

Rabbi Who Compiled Laws of the Sabbath Dies at 85

Rabbi Yehoshua Neuwirth, who compiled the widely used “Shmirat Shabbat K’Hilkhatah," died Monday night in Jerusalem  at the age of 85. Tens of thousands of...

Frank Lautenberg, Senate’s Oldest Member, Dies at Age 89

Sen. Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey died Monday at the age 89. His life was a classic Jewish rag-to-riches story of a young man who worked his way to business and political success.

Jewish Psychologist-Media Star Dr. Joyce Brothers Dies

Millions of Americans this week are mourning Dr. Joyce Brothers, the Jewish psychologist and media start who died Monday in Fort Lee, New Jersey...

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