"The Rebbetzin was an exemplary mother who raised a great man and many descendants, all soaked in her noble personality."
Few have done so much to enlighten so many.
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.
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."
The charges against his assailant are expected to be elevated to murder in the 2nd degree.
He was driven by "an overwhelming force, a fire that animated him and that forced those around him to share his planning.
Douglas pointed out that his films The Juggler (1953), Cast a Giant Shadow (1966), and Remembrance of Love (1982), were about "a Jew who doesn't think of himself as one, and eventually finds his Jewishness."
It boggles the mind that Maccabi Tel Aviv had a chance to count the amazing Kobe Bryant in its ranks – and he already looked fantastic in a yellow uniform…
Geula Cohen, brave woman, you were right and so many of us were dead wrong. Which is why so many of us are dead, before our time.
"The state is not the property of those who are living in it today," Shamgar declared. "They are just the beginning of the message of the salvation of the children of Israel."
On most days, she could be found seated by her souvenir shop window, looking out and chatting with visitors.
In 2005, Morgenthau, 85 years of age, ran against a much younger challenge and a vigorous campaigner, former state court judge Leslie Crocker Snyder. Morgenthau won re-election with more than 99% of the vote.
The radical success of 20th century "women’s liberation," whether you are for or against it, could not be imagined without the pill.
Weinroth recently retired from representing the Prime Minister's wife, Sara Netanyahu, in a corruption case, after advising her to apologize and pay.
"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?"
Simon did not write about Jewish subjects, but much of his work was rooted in New York Jewish life.
"McCain was a staunch ally of the Zionist regime of Israel and a strong advocate of using all kinds of pressure against Iran."
"He loved his country with all his might and knew the challenges of the State of Israel."
On July 3, 1982, about a month into the Lebanon War, Avnery caused a storm when he met Yasser Arafat in the western part of besieged Beirut, and ran an interview with him.
He was a staunch supporter of the Jewish State throughout his public career, although his views on Jewish-related issues fluctuated over the years.
Philip Roth, Author of ‘Goodbye, Columbus,’ ‘Portnoy’s Complaint,’ ‘The Plot Against America,’ Dead at...
In "The Plot Against America" (2004), Roth returns to his childhood years in Newark in the 1940s, in an alternative history where pro-Nazi aviator hero Charles Lindbergh is elected US president.
Rabbi Rontzki expanded the IDF Jewish Awareness Department and even attempted to force the Army Radio to stop broadcasting on Shabbat.
In 1964, Lubrani was appointed Israel's ambassador to Uganda, where he developed ties with then deputy chief of staff of the army Idi Amin.
Since the passing of the IDF enlistment law by Yesh Atid chairman Yair Lapid, Rabbi Auerbach enhanced his struggle against army service.
Gouri's songs are an inseparable part of the Israeli ethos.
Alexander Boroda, president of the Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia, told Arkady Vaispapir’s sons: "With your father’s departure, the whole world has lost a hero."
In June, Yehuda Glick posted an emotional call on his Facebook page and his personal Twitter account, calling on people to pray for his wife's recovery.
MK Yitzhak Herzog spoke about the rabbi’s modesty and spiritual power, and said his impact on haredi Judaism would continue to be felt for generations.