South African Human Rights Activist Rhoda Kadalie, True Friend of Israel, Dead at 68

Rhoda Kadalie always spoke truth to power, which in South Africa included her being a staunch defender of Israel against the official antisemitic line.

Character Actor Nehemiah Persoff Dead at 102, Played in On the Waterfront, Gunsmoke, Yentl

His wife of 70 years, Thia, died of cancer in 2021. They had four children.

Billionaire Industrialist Eitan Wertheimer Dead at 70 after Fight with Cancer

Under his management, the company's profitability grew more than 20-fold.

George Costanza’s Mom Estelle Harris Dead at 93

Harris pursued an acting career after her three children (two boys and a girl) had grown up.

Noam Shalit, Father of Gilad Shalit, Passes Away

Noam Shalit was a vigorous and vocal advocate in the effort to free his son.

America’s First Female Secretary of State Madeleine Albright Dead at 84

Albright served as the top US diplomat during the final four years of the administration of President Bill Clinton, from 1997 to 2001.

Watch: Netanyahu’s Short Notes during Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky’s Funeral

"We will always, always, guard his memory and walk in his light."

Haredi Leading Authority Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky Dead at 94

Rabbi Kanievsky's funeral will take place on Sunday.

Justice Gavriel Bach, Eichmann Prosecutor, Dead at 94

Bach served as the state’s attorney, and worked on gathering evidence under lead prosecutor Gideon Hausner.

Rebbetzin Chave Hecht, Founder of Camp Emunah, OBM

Rebbetzin Hecht, obm, was also one of the first teachers at the Beis Rivkah Girls' School in Crown Heights.

Esther Pollard Passes Away

Esther Pollard had been battling cancer and recently caught the Coronavirus.

Former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, A Political Powerhouse In New York, Dies At 77

The media would portray him as someone who would twist arms. That wasn’t who Shelly was.

Former NYS Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Passes Away

Silver served in the New York State Assembly from 1977 to 2015.

Police Rule Out Foul Play in Bob Saget’s Surprising Death at 65

In June 1991, Sagat visited Israel for about a week, with his wife and parents, as a guest of the Ministry of Tourism.

President Herzog Mourns the Passing of his Mother Aura at 97

She established and led for 40 years the Council for a Beautiful Israel, the country's first environmental organization.

Rabbi Zushe Wilhelm Passes Away at 62

The rabbi led a yeshiva high school for 32 years, founded a rabbinic ordination program, authored sacred books and was known for his Torah scholarship and knowledge.

Former MK Mordechai Ben Porat Passes Away at 98

Ben Porat was awarded the Israel Prize for “Lifetime Achievement and Special Contribution to Society and the State” in 2001.

Famous Ultra-Orthodox Author Found Dead After Claims of Abuse

The exposure of his actions have shaken the religious community.

Rabbi Eliezer Waldman Ztz’l, President of Yeshivat Nir Kiryat Arba, Passed Away at 84

Rabbi Waldman was one of the founders and leaders of Gush Emunim, and one of the founders of the Tehiya Party.

Terror Victim Identified as Yehuda Dimentman

Dimantman, in his 20s, was married and  father of a toddler.

Colin Powell Succumbs to Covid-19 at 84, Believed Israel Could Take Criticism from Its...

Powell argued that “to be a strong friend of Israel, I have always felt we must also be a strong friend of Israel’s neighbors.”
Rav Ovadia Yosef speaking out against Jewish Home.

8 Years Since Passing of Israel’s Former Sephardic Chief Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, zt’l

One of the greatest Torah sages of the modern era, the 93-year-old rabbi was the longtime spiritual leader of the hareidi-religious Sephardic Shas party.

Rabbi Moshe Tendler Dead at 95, Influenced Revolutionary Rulings of Father in Law’s ‘Igros...

Rabbi Tendler was the posek for the Association of Orthodox Jewish Scientists and served as its president.

Former Religious Affairs Minister Abuhatzira Dies at 82

Abuhatzira served as a Knesset member for the Mafdal, Likud and Tami parties from 1977 until 1992.

Former Soviet ‘Prisoner of Zion,’ Jewish Refusenik Ida Nudel Passes Away at 90

After a 16-year battle that included a four-year prison term in Siberia, Ida Nudel was allowed to immigrate to Israel in 1987.

Border Police Officer Staff Sgt. Barel Hadaria Shmueli Succumbs to Wounds

The young fighter has become the latest casualty of the Hamas terror war of attrition against Israel.

Ed Asner Who Created the Legendary Lou Grant Dead at 91

In April 2017, Asner announced that he no longer supports the BDS movement.

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