Eulogies for Rabbi Haim Meir Drukman, z’l

"The mission fire that burned in Rabbi Druckman has not been extinguished; its sparks lie deep in the hearts of thousands of his students.

Rabbi Haim Drukman, Father of Hesder Yeshivas, Settlement Movement, Who Converted Thousands, Dead at...

The rabbi contracted COVID-19 earlier this month for the second time this year.

Elka Rothman, Haredi Matriarch of 2,000 Offspring, Dies at 97

Jerusalemites used to say that Elka was the grandmother of half of Jerusalem.

Jewish-Ukrainian Soldier Killed in Battle Against Russia

Vladislav Shain "fought heroically from the very beginning of the invasion,” says Ukrainian Chief Rabbi Moshe Azman.

Holocaust Survivor Who Translated During Eichmann Trial Dies at 94

Aliza Goldman and her husband founded the first translation agency in Israel.

Hundreds Pay Last Respects to Israeli Terror Victim

The 50-year-old Teshuma, who immigrated from Ethiopia 21 ago, is survived by his wife and six children.

Founder of Temple Mount Faithful, Gershon Salomon, Passes Away

A 10th generation Jerusalemite, Salomon was a descendant of Rabbi Avraham Solomon Zalman Zoref.

Rabbi Shraga Feivel Cohen, 85, Passes Away

Rabbi Cohen zt"l served for decades as the leader of Khal Tomchei Torah in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Flatbush before moving to Lakewood.

Uzzi Ornan, Linguist and Former Irgun Member, Dies at Age 99

Arrested in 1944 for making bombs, Ornan was detained in British prison camps in Eritrea, Sudan and Kenya until Israel achieved independence.

Former MK Elyakim Haetzni Passes Away at 96

Elyakim Haetzni was among the founders of Kiryat Arba, and helped re-establish the Jewish community in Hebron.

Rabbi Yoel Schwartz, Founder of Nachal Haredi, Passed Away at 82

Rabbi Schwartz was awarded the Moskowitz prize for Zionism.

Mikhail Gorbachev Who Ended Communist Rule in the Soviet Union Dead at 91

In 1996, Gorbachev ran for president of Russia but won only 0.51% of the vote.

Israeli Musical Icon Zvika Pick Dead at 72

In 2018, Pick suffered a stroke on board a flight from London to Israel and was hospitalized for an extended period.

Orthodox Jewish Man Murdered in Washington DC

The Metropolitan Police Department has offered up to $25,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrator/s of this heinous murder.

The Late Olivia Newton-John Wrote about her Jewish Grandfather Nobel Winner Max Born

Newton-John dabbled in Kabballah in her 2006 album Grace and Gratitude.

Rabbi Yitzchok Tuvia Weiss, Head of Jerusalem’s Eida HaChareidis, Passes Away

Rabbi Weiss has served as head of the Eida HaChareidis since July 14, 2003.

Billionaire Jewish Philanthropist Lily Safra, 87, Passes Away

Lily Safra never remarried following the death of her billionaire husband. The couple owned homes in Switzerland, the UK, France, New York and Monaco.

Dr. Zev Vladimir Zelenko, 49, Passes Away

Dr. Zelenko became famous for his "Zelenko Protocol" at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dr. Vladimir Zelenko Dead at 49, Promoted the ‘Zelenko Protocol’

On March 21, 2020, Zelenko posted a video to YouTube and Facebook addressed to President Donald Trump.

Rabbi Dr. David Weiss Halivni, 95, Passes Away

Rabbi Halivni was a recipient of the Bialik Prize in 1985, the National Jewish Book Award in 1997, and the Israel Prize in 2008 for his work in Talmud.

ZAKA’s Disgraced Yehuda Meshi Zahav Dead at 62

In 2003, Meshi Zahav lit, as one of the founders of ZAKA, a beacon at the torch lighting ceremony on Mount Herzl.

‘Polish Schindler’ Józef Walaszczyk Dead at 102

In 1940 or the spring of 1941, Walaszczyk fell in love with Irena Front, who did not tell him she was Jewish.

Israeli Writer A.B. Yehoshua Passes Away

A.B. Yehoshua received the 1995 Israel Prize for Culture in addition to numerous other honors, including the Bialik Prize and the Jewish National Book Award.

Belgian Teacher Who Rescued Hundreds of Jewish Children Dead at 100

"What I did was merely my duty. Disobeying the laws of the time was just the normal thing to do."

Original Gerber Baby Ann Turner Cook Dead at 95

The family's neighbor, the artist Dorothy Hope Smith, did a charcoal drawing of Ann when she was a baby.

Rabbi Uri Zohar, Gifted Trailblazer in Comedy, Film, and Teshuva, Dead at 86

Israel was much smaller and more homogeneous in the 1970s, a fact that greatly enhanced Rabbi Zohar’s impact on Israeli society.

Inventor of Drugs for MS, Cancer, Prof. Michael Sela Passes Away

"Prof. Sela made numerous discoveries that forever changed the face of immunological research worldwide."

Rabbi Pinchas Stolper Dead at 90, Counselled Thousands of Youths

The funeral for Rabbi Stolper will be held Thursday morning in Borough Park at 9 am at the Shomrei Hadass Chapel. His body will be brought to Israel for burial.

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