He once confided to me that the rhetoric and backlash was so intense at the time that he contemplated resigning.
Erekat was one of the most prominent PA spokespersons in the Western media.
While a student at Cambridge, he met with the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, who convinced him to seek rabbinic ordination and enter the rabbinate.
The rabbi's brother is Rabbi Reuven Feinstein, the spiritual leader of the Staten Island branch of Mesivta Tifereth Yerushalayim.
"We are all working at understanding this huge event."
The reins of management are set to pass to Lee’s only son, Jay Wai Lee.
In April, Rabbi Rispler defended New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio who rebuked the Chassidic community following a crowded funeral for a victim of the pandemic.
To the Jews of Ashdod, the Rebbe was known as the person to whom to turn with the question on “what to do next," regardless of affiliation.
She was a role model for all of us in Hevron, both as a devoted mother and wife, and as a round-the-clock servant of the nation...
Pioneer of the revived Jewish Community of Hebron has passed at age 83.
"The Rebbetzin was an exemplary mother who raised a great man and many descendants, all soaked in her noble personality."
So many people in the Crown Heights Chabad-Lubavitch community are stunned at the loss of a man who was a walking encyclopedia of medical contacts.
“Laws as protectors of the oppressed, the poor, the loner, is evident in the work of my Jewish predecessors on the Supreme Court."
Funeral details have yet to be worked out.
“We have lived in our land for thousands of years, we held onto it and will not let go, even when our enemies try again and again to harm us.”
He was an intellectual giant, but at the same time “down to earth,” always shying away from kavod. He had no airs about him. He was accessible.
Claire Shulman was the first woman to become the Queens Borough President.
Robert Trump spent much of his career as a top executive with the family's real-estate business, but shied away from publicity.
Professor Ruth Gavison “put country before party and people before politics. May her memory be a blessing.”
The impact he had upon spreading Torah study – thereby bringing Jews closer to G-d and their faith – cannot be overstated.
Few have done so much to enlighten so many.
President Trump said Cain was “adored by everyone that ever met him, especially me. He was a very special man, an American Patriot, and great friend."
"I went kind of holy – no, not holy, religious. I thought I could do it, I thought I was all right on drugs. My failing!"
In 1994, the staunch Democrat Lewis, together with arch-rival Congressman Newt Gingrich, sponsored the bill bestowing the Congressional Gold Medal for the Rebbe.
“America is better off because of John Lewis,” noted the Jewish Federations of North America, “and his legacy will live on forever in the many people he inspired to live up to his example.”
The world of Jewish publishing should be a ride in Disneyland: a haunted house where the walls keep pressing in and the floor is creaking open.
“Yehuda chose life. He educated and taught values, Torah and love of the people and the land."
On September 25, 2008, Sternhell was the victim of a pipe bomb attack at his home, and was injured in the leg and hospitalized.
Military police have opened an investigation into the incident.
Dr. Lamm, the personification of what YU stood for, was the spokesman for its values and had a vision for how to further things along, which he projected to the outside world.