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,...

Passing of Moshe Hirsch, A”H

With profound sorrow, we regret to inform the community of the passing of Moshe Hirsch A”H, beloved husband of Malkie (Gordon) Hirsch and father of Dovid, Nisson, Yosef, Gavriel...

Community Mourns the Loss of Dr. Marvin (Mordechai) Pollack z”l

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com The Borough Park and Five Towns/Far Rockaway communities mourn the loss of an extraordinary individual: Dr. Marvin (Mordechai) Pollack, z”l. Dr. Pollack was a...

Rabbi Dovid Kaminetsky Is Niftar

We regret to inform you of the sudden passing of Rabbi Dovid Kaminetsky, beloved father of Katz Yeshiva High School Executive Director Shimmie Kaminetsky, Hebrew Academy of Long Beach...

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...

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...

French Pilot on Flight Hijacked to Entebbe Dies at 95

Michel Bacos, the Air France pilot who, along with his crew, stayed with Israeli and Jewish hostages during the July 1976 hijacking that diverted the plane to Uganda’s Entebbe...

Marcel Weissman, A’H

By Larry Gordon We lost a good friend this week in Marcel Weissman of Lawrence; he was 84-years-old. A learned, erudite, and friendly man, Mr. Weissman possessed a unique insight...

Eulogy for Rabbi Moshe Gottesman, zt’l

By Rabbi Jonathan Muskat Rav, Young Israel of Oceanside The following is the eulogy I delivered December 4 at the funeral. We are here to mourn the passing of Rav Moshe Gottesman,...

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,...
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Halachic Musings: The Three Weeks

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Israeli Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer said the Jewish state will admit U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) “out...

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