Rabbi Benaya Nebenzahl, 57, Passes Away

Funeral details have yet to be worked out.

Rivlin Pays Shiva Visit to Family of Murdered Rabbi Shai Ohayon z”l

“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.”

Remembering A Gentle Giant: Rav Zalman Nechemia Goldberg, zt”l

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, Former Queens Borough President, Dies at 94

Claire Shulman was the first woman to become the Queens Borough President.

President’s Brother Succumbs to Undisclosed Illness at 71

Robert Trump spent much of his career as a top executive with the family's real-estate business, but shied away from publicity.

Israel Prize Winner Ruth Gavison, 75, Passes Away

Professor Ruth Gavison “put country before party and people before politics. May her memory be a blessing.”

Rav Adin Steinsaltz, z”l: What Was His Secret?

The impact he had upon spreading Torah study – thereby bringing Jews closer to G-d and their faith – cannot be overstated.

Former GOP Presidential Candidate Herman Cain, 74, Dies of COVID-19

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."

Fleetwood Mac Founder Peter Green Dead at 73, Battled Drugs, Schizophrenia

"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!"

John Lewis Drew Inspiration from the Lubavitcher Rebbe

In 1994, the staunch Democrat Lewis, together with arch-rival Congressman Newt Gingrich, sponsored the bill bestowing the Congressional Gold Medal for the Rebbe.

Jewish and Israel-Related Groups Mourn the Passing of 80-Year-Old Rep. John Lewis

“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.”

Good Bye, NY Jewish Week, and Thank You for All the Stories

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 Wachsman, z’l, 73, Father of Murdered IDF Soldier

“Yehuda chose life. He educated and taught values, Torah and love of the people and the land."

Prof. Zeev Sternhell, Fervent Enemy of Jewish Life in Liberated Territories, Dead at 85

On September 25, 2008, Sternhell was the victim of a pipe bomb attack at his home, and was injured in the leg and hospitalized.

Body of IDF Staff Sergeant Adiel Binyamin Fishler, z’l, Found

Military police have opened an investigation into the incident.

Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm, Leader of Modern Orthodoxy, Passes Away At 92

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.

Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm, z”l Passes Away

"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."

IDF Soldier, 21, Killed in Action by Arab Terrorist

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.

Jerry Stiller Who Gave Us Frank Costanza, Arthur Spooner, Dead at 92

His wife Anne converted to Judaism six years after the wedding and insisted that she did not convert under pressure from her husband.

Rosh Yeshiva, Advocate of Giyur K’halacha, Yoatzot Halacha, Rabbi Nahum Rabinovitch Dies at 92

Rabbi Rabinovitch was a staunch supporter of Nishmat, the only institution in Israel that certifies women as yoatzot halacha – halachic advisors.

Law Professor and Jewish Community Leader Marvin Schick Dead at 85

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 Avraham Yeshayahu Haber, 55

Rabbi Haber was a victim of the COVID-19 coronavirus.

Rebbetzin Faiga Korenblit, 96, OBM

Rebbetzin Faiga Korenblit, a longtime resident of Flatbush and beloved Rebbetzin of Ohel Moshe Chevra Thilim Lubavitch Shul, passed away on Shabbos.

Brooklyn Supreme Court Judge Noach Dear, 67, Dies from COVID-19

“Judge Dear had a certain energetic, colorful persona that epitomized the great diversity . . . He will be sorely missed."
Former Chief Rabbi ELiyahu Bakshi Doron in court.

Former Chief Sephardic Rabbi Eliyahu Bakshi-Doron, zt’l, Dies of COVID-19

The Rabbi was admitted to the hospital last week for symptoms of the virus.

Head of Agudath Israel, the Novominsker Rebbe, Succumbs to the Coronavirus at 89

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."

Mix-Up Leads to Wrong Coronavirus Funeral in New York

“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.”

Rabbi Josef Neumann Who Was Stabbed on Chanukah in Monsey Dead at 72

The charges against his assailant are expected to be elevated to murder in the 2nd degree.

Rabbi Avraham HaKohen ‘Romi’ Cohen, z’l, Famed Partisan, Mohel, Succumbs to COVID-19

COVID-19 claimed another treasured member of the Jewish community, a famed Holocaust survivor and Staten Island mohel.

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