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The Baba Sali, Israel’s National Saint – On His 35th Yahrzeit

Above all, the Baba Sali was famed for his Sepahrdi-style farbrengens marked by song, dance, Torah, and arak. The purpose of these activities was to keep Moroccan Jewry in Israel connected to the Torah and their Torah culture.

Founder of Israel’s Adi Organ-Donor Card Passes Away at 93

Dvora Ben Dror founded the Adi card after her son, Adi (Ehud) Ben Dror, passed away due to a chronic kidney illness in 1978, after failing to secure a kidney donation.

Former Minister of Defense Moshe Arens Dies at 93

Moshe Arens, revered as one of Israel’s most prominent politicians, passed away at his home in Savyon on Monday morning, a few days after his 93rd birthday.

Amos Oz, World-Famous Israeli Novelist Dies at 79

"We are not alone in Israel and in Jerusalem, and neither are the Palestinians.... The house should be divided into two families.”

Robert H. Arnow, 94, Passes Away

Robert H. Arnow was a champion of higher education for Bedouin women.

Funerals to Be Held for Murdered IDF Soldiers

Both young men were promoted up a level, having made the ultimate sacrifice for the Jewish People.

Ashkelon Mayor Says of Sgt. Yosef, z’l: We Lost One of Our Best Sons

"Israel must calculate a new course in dealing with terror, because it is obvious that something is not working here."

Chacham Shaul Kassin, Rav Of The Syrian Community, Passes Away At 97

Chacham Shaul taught at his kehillah’s Magen David Yeshivah for over 30 years, and the majority of the kehillah's rabbanim and leaders today were his students.

Mission Accomplished: US Presidential Service Dog Remains Loyal to the End

Now that his mission is complete, Sully's next mission will be at Walter Reed Medical Center, where he is to help veterans as a professional facility dog.

Funeral of U.S. President George HW Bush, Sr.

The flag of the United States has been lowered to half-staff by proclamation of President Trump.

Israeli Officials Remember ‘Bush 41’ – Late President George HW Bush

Israeli leaders and other notables in the Jewish States flooded the internet Saturday night with condolences, praise and their memories of the late President...

President George H.W. Bush Dead at 94, Challenged Israeli Policies

Bush personally supervised the US military's part of the 1985 rescue of Ethiopian Jewry, and in 1991 supported Operation Solomon, which brought 14,000 more Ethiopian Jews to Israel.

My Mother, Irene Klass; My Husband, Dr. Ivan Mauer

Mom, I also look at your picture every day in my room and at work, and I thank Hashem for giving me the blessing of having had you for a mother.

Rabbi Shmuel Knopfler, Shul President, Lover of Zion and Jewish people, Passes Away at...

Shmuel was fondly known to many as “Sam Kay.” He was a proud Jew, with a unique love for Eretz Yisrael.

In Israel and Pittsburgh, Fellow Jews Mourn Together at Each Others’ Funerals

While Jews wept in Netanyahu and Psagot, across the ocean in the United States, their brethren continued to struggle with their tears Wednesday in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Religious Affairs Minister Rabbi David Azoulay, Passes Away at 64

"He was an outstanding and industrious minister who brightened everyone’s face; he loved peace and pursued peace."

Last Survivor of Nazi Raid on Rome’s Jewish Ghetto Dead at 91

Rome's was the last remaining ghetto in Western Europe until ghettos were reintroduced by Nazi Germany in the 1930s.

Women in Green Co-Founder Ruth Matar Passes Away

Matar co-founded the national movement calling for Israel to assert sovereignty over Judea and Samaria.

Netanyahu’s Attorney Jacob Weinroth Dead at 71 after Bout with Illness

Weinroth recently retired from representing the Prime Minister's wife, Sara Netanyahu, in a corruption case, after advising her to apologize and pay.

Funerals Set for Barkan Terror Victims

Both of the victims were survived by grieving spouses and small children.

Charles Aznavour, ‘French Sinatra’ Leaves The Stage Forever (video)

Aznavour received the Raoul Wallenberg Medal for his parents’ role in helping Jews and Armenians during World War II.

Praise for Ari Fuld, HY’D, by IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot, at Ceremony...

"All we can do is be worthy of their sacrifice and make a great effort to continue on their path voluntarily, responsibly and faithfully to strengthen the State of Israel."

Zion Is Weeping: Thousands Attend Ari Fuld’s Funeral

"Who else could stand up to a terrorist, pull out a gun, jump over a fence and shoot the terrorist so that he won't harm others?"

Netanyahu, Bennett, at Ari Fuld’s Shiva

"The only point of light is that Ari did not go like a sheep to slaughter, he saved others."

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