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.
"He was hero of Diaspora Jewry in the US and built up its relations with Israel. He was a gifted orator, a visionary leader ... and a kind man."
The terrorist threw down a large stone onto Amit Ben-Yigal's head from above, while his unit was searching for a group of terrorists in the town.
His wife Anne converted to Judaism six years after the wedding and insisted that she did not convert under pressure from her husband.
Rabbi Rabinovitch was a staunch supporter of Nishmat, the only institution in Israel that certifies women as yoatzot halacha – halachic advisors.
Schick, whose writings appeared in The Jewish Press, founded the National Jewish Commission on Law and Public Affairs (COLPA) in 1965, and served as its first president.
Rabbi Haber was a victim of the COVID-19 coronavirus.
Rebbetzin Faiga Korenblit, a longtime resident of Flatbush and beloved Rebbetzin of Ohel Moshe Chevra Thilim Lubavitch Shul, passed away on Shabbos.
“Judge Dear had a certain energetic, colorful persona that epitomized the great diversity . . . He will be sorely missed."
The Rabbi was admitted to the hospital last week for symptoms of the virus.
After 9/11, Newsweek quoted him as saying: "Today, the world is not the same as it was yesterday. If we are the same as we were yesterday, then it is pure folly."
“I’m sorry,” he told the shocked family. “We took out the wrong casket. Please wait while I return this casket and bring out Mr. Grunwald.”
The charges against his assailant are expected to be elevated to murder in the 2nd degree.
COVID-19 claimed another treasured member of the Jewish community, a famed Holocaust survivor and Staten Island mohel.