Herman Wouk, Jewish American Author, Dies at 103

Herman Wouk studied Talmud daily and for a great part of his life also led a weekly Talmud class.

Israel Mourns Passing of Kaliver Rebbe, zt’l

The Admor gave voice the spiritual heroism of Jews during the Holocaust and did all he could to honor the memory of its victims.

3-yr-old NY Boy Dies After Hit by Bus in Beitar Illit

The child and his family were visiting relatives in the community for the Passover holiday.

UNDOF Commander Passes Away Unexpectedly in Israel

"His hard work and unwavering commitment to regional stability were truly appreciated. He will be sorely missed.”

Funeral Details for Late MIA, IDF Sgt. 1st Class Zachary Baumel, z’l

Sgt. Baumel will be laid to rest in the national military cemetery on Mount Herzl in Jerusalem.

Skulener Rebbe, zt’l, is Laid to Rest

The Rebbe was laid to rest beside his father, the previous Rebbe, in Monsey.

Skulener Rebbe Rabbi Yisroel Avrohom Portugal, zt’l, Passes Away

The Rebbe, zt'l was known for the thousands of niggunim he composed.

Chief Rabbi of Bnei Brak, Rabbi Moshe Yehuda Leib Landau, Passes Away at 84

Rabbi Moshe Yehuda Leib Landau served in his position for 32 years and operated a kosher-certification supervision organization, in addition to overseeing other religious issues for the city.

Air France Pilot of Entebbe Rescue Fame Dies at Age 95

“By refusing with bravery to quit in the face of anti-Semitism and barbary, he honored France.”

Legendary Spymaster Rafi Eitan, Dead at 92

“The foundations that Rafi laid in the first years of the state are a significant layer in the activities of the Mossad even today. The people of Israel owe him much."

Rabbi Achiad Ettinger Passed Away following Clash with Terrorist

Rabbi Ettinger served for three years as dean of the Oz V'Emunah hesder yeshiva in the Neve Sha'anan neighborhood in southern Tel Aviv.

Muriel Arens, Wife of Moshe Arens, Passes Away

"Muriel accompanied Moshe with endless devotion to all his public functions. She served as a strong supporter for him, and he gave her his deep thanks."

Mother of Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz Passed Away

Shiva will take place at the home of Minister Katz, 28 HaCremim Street, Moshav Achim.

Israeli Ambassador’s Mother Succumbs in Chile Rafting Accident

At least one victim is still in serious condition, and four others are hospitalized in fair condition.

In Memory of Naava Livneh – Shepherdess, Librarian, Hilltop Guard and True Zionist

Naava Livneh represented true Zionism, helping Israel simply for the sake of Israel, expecting neither praise nor enumeration.

Goodbye, Yechiel

We Jews, like other people, often succumb to the seduction of driving with our eyes glued to the rear-view mirror. We diligently dodge the dangers of yesterday while blithely ignoring the threats of tomorrow.

Netanyahu: Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, z’l, Worked Tirelessly to Benefit the Citizens of Israel

A passionate champion of the Jewish people and the State of Israel, he was a gentle soul who yearned for the return of the exiles to our homeland.

Funeral for Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, z’l to be Held Thursday, Feb. 7

Shiva is to take place at 29 Revadim in the Arnona neighborhood of Jerusalem.

Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, Founder of IFCJ, Dies Suddenly at 67

Former MK Dov Lipman: "I am in shock. . . A heart that gave and gave and gave stopped working."

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.


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