During his 62 year chinuch career at YU, Rabbi Fulda taught men and women and spent three of those decades as either principal or chair of the division of Jewish studies.
Henry’s blunt account of a president whom he himself deeply admired made a strong impression on a generation that often remembered FDR through rose-colored glasses.
"He lived in the Deep South for most of his life ... and was always dedicated to the Jewish community in the city in which he lived."
"He defended Israel in a way that is difficult to describe – methodically, with great creativity and with very great daring."
He was a staunch supporter of the Jewish State throughout his public career, although his views on Jewish-related issues fluctuated over the years.
"His talents never ceased to amaze us and we will miss him very much. Our thoughts and prayers are with his daughter and family at this incredibly difficult time."
Rabbi Kaminetsky was loved by all his students. He made them feel important and made them feel that they were going to succeed.
Aside from being an especially skilled sofer, Rabbi Lasdun was exemplary in his impeccable honesty, humility and yashrus.
Jean (Gita) Gluck and her husband Eugen have been among the earliest Jewish-American philanthropists who supported the settlement enterprise in Judea, Samaria, and eastern Jerusalem.
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.
Netanyahu: “Professor Lewis’s wisdom will continue to guide us for years to come.”
I greatly admire the example she set for all Americans on dedication to causes greater than oneself, as well as civility, humility and faith. That will always be her legacy.
Alan Ettlinger, president of KAJ told The Jewish Press, “Rav Gelley, zt”l, was a talmid chacham who had the entire Torah at his figure tips as demonstrated by his shiurim. The rav was a warm and caring individual who was both a friend and a father figure to the entire kehilla.”
In the summer of 1967, immediately following the liberation of Jerusalem, Rabbi Hadari was appointed dean of Yeshivat HaKotel.
He took pains to greet and get to know those who were overlooked by others.
Rabbi Rontzki expanded the IDF Jewish Awareness Department and even attempted to force the Army Radio to stop broadcasting on Shabbat.
The Vizhnitzer Rebbe, zt'l, born in 1922, took up the mantle of leadership in Monsey after the death of his father, the "Imrei Chaim."
Shiva is being held at 781 Caffrey Avenue, Far Rockawy, from Friday morning through Tuesday morning.
The British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking has passed away at age 76.
I keep thinking that it’s so fitting that on the last Simchas Torah of his life, he got the honor of Chosson Beraishis. He really deserved it. Zeidy was the most giving person.
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.
Rabbi Avraham Dov Auerbach described his late brother as "a humble and quiet man, who had the power of truth without concessions."
Since the passing of the IDF enlistment law by Yesh Atid chairman Yair Lapid, Rabbi Auerbach enhanced his struggle against army service.
Allen, who performed as part of the comedy duo Allen & Rossi, was best known for his signature phrase, “Hello dere!”
Israel's Consul in Mexico, Idit Davidovich, has been working together with Israel’s Foreign Ministry to make arrangements to return the woman's body to Israel.