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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.

Ra’am MK Said Alkharumi Dies of Heart Attack, Led Effort to Legitimize Illegal Bedouin...

Alkharumi was a constant source of concern for the coalition leadership that feared his appetite for sabotaging its legislative efforts.

Jackie Mason, Rabbi Whose Sermons Did So Much Better on Broadway, Dead at 93

After his father died, Mason left his job as a rabbi to become a standup comedian because, as he put it, "Somebody in the family had to make a living."

IDF Brig.Gen. Sharon Asman Dies After Collapsing During Combat Training Exercise

The IDF general "“contributed greatly to Israel’s security for about 25 years while serving in combat and command positions."

Professor Sol Green, Founder of 2 Social Work Schools, Passes Away in Jerusalem

Professor Green immigrated to Israel with his late wife, Julia z"l, in 1990.

Founder of Hezbollah Ali Akbar Mohtashamipur Dies of Corona Complications

As Iran's ambassador to Syria, he played a pivotal role in the creation of the Lebanese radical Shia terrorist organization Hezbollah.

Last Surviving Liberator of Auschwitz David Dushman Dies at 98

Dushman suffered severe injuries on three separate occasions during the war and was one of 69 soldiers out of 12,000 in his Red Army division to survive the war.

Scientist Avi Har-Even, 85, Succumbs to Injuries from Acco’s Arab Riots

“There is an attempt to return to the routine, but there are constant riots by Arabs against Jews.”

Dr. Eilat Mazar, Famed Archeologist of Jerusalem, Passes Away

Mazar directed excavations in the City of David and the Temple Mount’s southern wall.
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Yehuda Klopfer z”l, 96

Yehuda was a survivor of Aushwitz. This is his story.

Notorious Ponzi-Schemer Bernie Madoff Dies at Age 82

Madoff pleaded guilty to 11 felonies in 2009, saying he was “deeply sorry and ashamed,” and was sentenced to 150 years in federal prison.

Alcee Hastings, Pro-Israel Democratic Congressman Mourned

The Jewish community of Hebron mourned Hastings as the representative who wrote a resolution supporting the Jewish connection to the City of Abraham.

Iraq’s Last Jewish Doctor, Known for Offering Free Medical Services, Dies at 61

Dr. Thafer Eliyahu, an orthopedist in Baghdad, was nicknamed “the doctor of the poor.”

David Mintz, Creator of Kosher Tofutti Products, Passes Away

The blessings of the Rebbe resulting in massive success; the creation of Tofutti, a non-dairy ice cream substitute made of tofu.

Manfred Gerstenfeld, Long Time Contributor to the Jewish Press, Dead at 84

Gerstenfeld was considered one of the deepest and most influential thinkers in the study of anti-Semitism.

Netanyahu Extends Condolences to Rush Limbaugh’s Family

Rush Limbaugh argued that Israel must be allowed to defeat its enemies, and that would bring peace.

Conservative Radio Talk Show Host Rush Limbaugh, 70, Passes Away

When awarding him the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2020, former President Donald Trump called Rush Limbaugh "a special man beloved by millions of Americans."
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Editor, Author and Attorney Turned Archaeology Expert Hershel Shanks Dies at 90

Hershel Shanks spearheaded the release of the photographs of Dead Sea Scroll fragments that had never before been published.

Former US Secretary of State George P. Shultz Dies at 100

Former US Secretary of State George Shultz, top American diplomat in the governments of two Republican presidents, has passed away, his family said on...

Ruth Dayan Founder of Maskit, Divorcee of Illustrious Soldier, Dead at 103

In 1954, Dayan founded Maskit, a fashion and decorative arts house that created jobs for new immigrants and preserved Jewish ethnic crafts and culture.

Rabbi Dr. Avraham Twerski, z”l Passes and The World is a Darker Place

Only by shedding light on a subject, said Rabbi Dr. Twerski, can one drive away the darkness and begin to heal the pain.

Update: Rabbi Dr. Abraham J. Twerski, Global Addiction Expert, Passes Away

Rabbi Twerski is survived by his second wife Dr. Gail Twerski, three sons, a daughter and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

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