Philanthropist Eugen Gluck Dies at Age 92

Philanthropist and businessman Eugen Gluck passed away last night in New York. He was 92 years old. Born in Romania, Gluck came to the United States after having survived the Holocaust,...

Kenneth Bialkin, Longtime Jewish Philanthropist, Dies at 89

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — Kenneth Bialkin, a philanthropist and a longtime leader of a plethora of major Jewish organizations, has died at 89. The Anti-Defamation League’s CEO, Jonathan Greenblatt, announced the...

Jerry Meyer, z’l

By Michele Justic We lost a man who made thousands smile. As a talented photographer with an artistic eye and a caring soul, Jerry Meyer shared in countless community simchas....

Rebbetzin Adelaide Friedman, a’h

By Michele Justic A chance encounter in a college cafeteria. An erudite young man spots a beautiful young lady. Unsure of her heritage, he asks her to read from the...

Manhattan’s Crusading District Attorney Robert Morgenthau Dies

BY BEN SALES NEW YORK (JTA) — Robert Morgenthau, who served as Manhattan’s district attorney for more than three decades, died at 99. Morgenthau died Sunday following a short illness, 10...

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...
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Woodmere Fire Department Hosts Fire Prevention Day

  The Woodmere Volunteer Fire Department opened its doors on October 6 to members of the community at its annual Fire Prevention Day. The event...

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Sukkos is upon us, and we are bereft of the gedolim of yesteryear. Not to fret, however, because we still have sefarim that tell...

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