The Great Ari Kahn

By Avrumie Kahn In Mishlei, Shlomo HaMelech (30:30) states, “The lion is the mightiest of the beasts, who is undaunted by anyone.” This pasuk, in describing a lion’s might, only...

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...

Remains of Jewish Serviceman Killed in Pearl Harbor Bombing Identified

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — The remains of a Jewish serviceman killed in the bombing of Pearl Harbor have been identified. Charles M. Stern Jr. of Albany, New York, was an ensign...

IFCJ President Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein Dies at Age 67

(JPost) Israeli-American Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein died at the age of 67 from sudden heart failure on Wednesday. Eckstein was well-known as the president of the International Fellowship of Christians...

Antisemitism Expert Leonard Dinnerstein Has Died

(JTA) — Leonard Dinnerstein, a historian who specialized in the study anti-Semitism in the United States, died at the age of 84. Dinnerstein died at his home in Tucson, Arizona...

Man Charged with Murder of Israeli Exchange Student in Melbourne

A 20-year-old man was charged on Saturday with the murder of Israeli student Aiia Maasarwe in Melbourne amidst an outrage over violence against women in Australia’s second-largest city. Maasarwe, 21,...

Talmid’s Perspective Upon the Shloshim of His Menahel

  By Ariel All my brothers and I attended Yeshiva of South Shore where Rabbi Herzberg, zt’l, was the menahel for over 38 years. My oldest brother was valedictorian, and as...

Jewish-American Among 21 Victims of Nairobi Terrorist Attack

BY RON KAMPEAS (JTA) — Jason Spindler, a Jewish American whose life was changed when he survived the 9/11 attack in New York, was killed in a terrorist attack in...

Carol Channing, Original Star of ‘Hello Dolly!’ Dies at 97

  (JTA) — Actress Carol Channing, who originated the starring role in “Hello Dolly!” on Broadway and won a Tony Award for her portrayal of the boisterous widow, has died....

Three-Time Defense Minister Moshe Arens Dies

Former Israeli defense minister and mentor of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu passed away on Monday at the age of 93. Arens’s family managed to escape the Holocaust by moving...
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