Jacob Birnbaum, Founder of the Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry (SSSJ), Dies

Jacob Birnbaum mobilized students to call on the Kremlin to stop the oppression of Soviet Jews.

President Herzog Mourns the Passing of his Mother Aura at 97

She established and led for 40 years the Council for a Beautiful Israel, the country's first environmental organization.

Rabbi Uzi Meshulam (60)

Rabbi Uzi Meshulam (60) died on Friday afternoon. Meshulam was an activist who claimed that thousands of Yemenite babies were taken away from their families...

First Yeshivat HaKotel Rosh Yeshiva Rabbi Yeshayahu Hadari Dead at 84

In the summer of 1967, immediately following the liberation of Jerusalem, Rabbi Hadari was appointed dean of Yeshivat HaKotel.

Funerals to Be Held for Murdered IDF Soldiers

Both young men were promoted up a level, having made the ultimate sacrifice for the Jewish People.

World’s Oldest Man, Yisrael Kristal z’l, Passes at 113

Mr. Kristal made sweets to thank the Russians who liberated him from the death camp, and later opened a candy shop in Haifa.

Lou Reed Dead at 71

A restlessly inventive solo artist over the past 40 years, he was harsh, unpredictable and challenging.

‘Everyone Said You Were A Heroine, My Hadari’

Hundreds of Israelis managed to reach the small city in time to pay their respects to fallen policewoman Hadar Cohen hy'd.

Chabad-Lubavitch Kashruth Supervisor Yossi Bialo, 34, z’l

Rabbi Bialo is survived by his wife Elli and their two young children.

Rabbi Avraham Lider, Founder of Ahavas Chesed Medical Referral Agency, Dies at 61

So many people in the Crown Heights Chabad-Lubavitch community are stunned at the loss of a man who was a walking encyclopedia of medical contacts.

Esther Pollard Passes Away

Esther Pollard had been battling cancer and recently caught the Coronavirus.

Holocaust Author and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Elie Wiesel Dead at 87

For ten years after the war, Wiesel refused to write about or discuss his experiences during the Holocaust.

Rabbanit Miriam Levinger Of Hevron Passes Away

She was a role model for all of us in Hevron, both as a devoted mother and wife, and as a round-the-clock servant of the nation...

American-Israeli PR Pioneer Charley Levine Dies at Age 62

He and his wife Shelly were one of the most influential American couples in Israel.

Father of IDF Staff Sgt. Oron Shaul, z’l, Dies Waiting for Son’s Body

A difficult illness has ended the fierce battle for the return of IDF Staff Sgt. Oron Shaul z'l's body by his father Herzl Shaul, z'l.

The Legacy Of Rabbi Jacob J. Hecht

Monday, Tu B’Av (July 22), marked the 23rd yahrzeit of late Rabbi Jacob J. Hecht, a world-renowned communal rabbi and chinuch activist who inspired many with his books and talks. Rabbi Hecht had a unique relationship with the Lubavitcher Rebbe and carried out many important missions and projects at his directive.

Steven Hill, Star of ‘Law & Order,’ ‘Mission: Impossible,’ Dead at 94

Hill only lasted one season on “Mission: Impossible,” because he was "difficult to work with," most notably because he refused to work late on Fridays, because of his Shabbat observance.

Zbigniew Brzezinski, US National Security Adviser, 89

Former Pres. Carter: “He was an important part of our lives for more than four decades and was a superb public servant.”

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.

‘Sopranos’ Star Gandolfini Dead at 51

Anerican actor James Gandolfini, whose depiction of Tony Soprano in HBO's "The Sopranos,' about a troubled mobster trying to balance his family life and...

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."

Rabbi Shmuel Knopfler, Shul President, Lover of Zion and Jewish people, Passes Away at...

Shmuel was fondly known to many as “Sam Kay.” He was a proud Jew, with a unique love for Eretz Yisrael.

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.

Netanyahu: ‘With His Last Strength, Ari Fought Heroically’

“With his last strength, Ari fought heroically against the terrorist and prevented a greater tragedy."

PM Offers Condolences to Family of 16-yr-old Gay Pride Parade Victim

A 16-year-old girl has died of her wounds after being stabbed at Jerusalem's Gay Pride Parade.

Rivlin Sends Condolences as Hadas Malka, z’l, Laid to Rest in Ashdod

“The heart goes out to the brave warrior, who from her pictures seemed full of the joy of life."

World Boxing Champ Muhammad Ali Dead at 74

One of the greatest heavyweight boxers the world has ever known, Muhammad Ali, is dead at the age of 74.

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."

Rabbi Meir Soloveitchik zt’l, Dean of Brisk Yeshiva, Laid to Rest

The head of the Brisk Yeshiva in Zichron Moshe, Rabbi Meir Soloveitchik, was laid to rest in Jerusalem.

Dr. Zev Vladimir Zelenko, 49, Passes Away

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

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