Mengele Survivor Eva Mozes Kor Dies at 85

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Holocaust survivor Eva Mozes Kor, who underwent experiments in Auschwitz together with her twin sister, has died at the age of 85. Kor, of Terra Haute,...

Best-Selling Novelist Judith Krantz Dies at 91

(JTA) — Best-selling novelist Judith Krantz, whose first novel “Scruples” was published the year she turned 50, has died. Krantz died on Saturday at her home in Bel Air, California,...

World Leaders Reflect on Passing of Nechama Rivlin

Nechama Rivlin, who passed away on June 4 at the age of 73, just one day before her 74th birthday, led a quiet life by the side of her...

Missing Zev Friedman, a’h

By Daniel Fishman and Robin Brandes Friedman It’s hard to believe it’s already the 13th year. “Thirteen” could be a whole life of a child until he turns bar mitzvah....

Human Rights Watch Founder Robert Bernstein Dies at 96

Publisher and Human Rights Watch founder Robert Bernstein died in Manhattan after a brief illness at the age of 96, his son Peter Bernstein confirmed on Tuesday. Bernstein was president of...

Author Herman Wouk Dies at 103

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Herman Wouk died on just 10 days before his 104th birthday. His literary agent, Amy Rennert, said he died in his sleep at his home in Palm...

Other Side Of The Bench: The Heart Of The Matter

  My father passed away last Thursday morning at the age of 91. The following is the eulogy I delivered for my father last Thursday. Parkinson’s is a cruel disease. It...

London Kosher Cafe to Be Named for Slain Kosher Supervisor

BY RON KAMPEAS (JTA) — The brother of a kosher supervisor slain last year in Chicago will name a kosher cafe in London after him. Rabbi Yossi Moscowitz told the Jewish Chronicle that...

Joe Mermelstein: A Great Man

By Joseph Frager, MD It is an honor and a privilege to write about great individuals, especially those who tremendously impacted my own life and politics. Joe Mermelstein, z’l, was...

Unspoken Eulogy: A Hesped for Chaim Moshe ben Binyamin Tzvi

By Yochanan Gordon The following is a eulogy I wrote for my dear brother-in-law, Chaim Moshe ben Binyamin Tzvi, the morning of his levayah, just one week ago. Circumstances precluded...
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BY JOSEFIN DOLSTEN (JTA) — President Donald Trump had harsh words for Jews who support the Democratic Party. “I think any Jewish people that vote for...

Woman’s Burial Delayed Until Her Son Agrees to Wife’s Get

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BY GABE FRIEDMAN (JTA) — The third season of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” finally has an official trailer, and fans are kvelling. https://youtu.be/TTcKHCX-nqg In the trailer released...

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