Barry Rubin's was a rare voices of clarity in the Israeli academia and in Jewish media. He was one of the good guys.
"Israel must calculate a new course in dealing with terror, because it is obvious that something is not working here."
Nafla Ateres Rosheinu
The first American to orbit the Earth, former astronaut John Glenn has died at 95. Rest in peace.
Plaut was raised in a non-Orthodox Zionist home in Philadelphia (he became increasingly observant after making aliyah in 1981).
Financier and "King of Commodities” Marc Rich died on Wednesday following a stroke in Switzerland at the age of 78. He was a long-time philanthropist...
Rebetzin Esther Segal, z'l, widow of Rabbi Zev Segal, passed away this weekend.
Uzbekistani President Islam Karimov had led his nation since it declared independence 25 years ago; now there is a power vacuum and many citizens say they feel a double loss.
He is best known for his conspiracy theory regarding the Yitzhak Rabin assassination, which received a great deal of support at the time, especially on the right.
"Ralph was an iconic and transformative figure who embodied the notion that all ‘Jews are responsible for one another’ throughout his long and extraordinary life,” said JDC's CEO, Alan Gill.
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.
"I . . . wish that our world will always have people in it who make poetry from it."
Finkelstein helped several Israeli politicians craft winning political campaigns, among them, incumbent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Thousands attended a Jerusalem memorial service to mark the end of seven days' mourning for five terror victims.
The music of Modzitz will live on forever thanks to the eternal soul of Reb Ben Zion Shenker, z'l.
The young woman murdered by an Arab terrorist in Gush Etzion on Sunday was laid to rest in Jerusalem, the holy city she loved.
Harari is most famous for leading Golda Meir's Mossad task force to kill all the Munich terrorists.
Rome's was the last remaining ghetto in Western Europe until ghettos were reintroduced by Nazi Germany in the 1930s.
The author of "From Time Immemorial" passed away last night.
Three years ago the rabbi immigrated to Israel, making his home in Jerusalem.
A bastion of Judaism and Torah has been lost with the passing of longtime Haifa Chief Rabbi Eliyahu Yosef Sha'ar Yashuv Cohen, z'l, age 89.
Uri Elitzur, the Editor of Makor Rishon and Sololov journalism prize winner, passed away on Thursday at age 68.
Netanyahu: “Professor Lewis’s wisdom will continue to guide us for years to come.”
"I fight anti Israel propaganda and expose those who spread it."
Rabbi Rontzki expanded the IDF Jewish Awareness Department and even attempted to force the Army Radio to stop broadcasting on Shabbat.
“He had a strong connection to Torah and was very respectful of Torah scholars,” he added. “He was self-educated man who was well read and business savvy.”
IDF Sgt. Omri Levi, age 19, was murdered by an Israeli Arab terrorist in Be'er Sheva at the central bus station.
With his high energy and commitment to contributing to the klal, Uri looked for gaps to fill.
"My son loved everyone, he was a joyful boy," the bereaved mother of an Israeli Air Force pilot told President Reuven Rivlin.
Once the children were grown, my aunt decided to give love and care to many lonely, elderly Jewish women in Williamsburg.