Alfred Bader, Milwaukee Philanthropist and Art Collector, Dies at 94

(JTA) — Alfred Bader, a refugee who escaped Nazi-occupied Vienna as a young teen in 1938, and later became a chemist, businessman, philanthropist for Jewish and other causes, and...

Jewish-German Author Edgar Hilsenrath Dies at 92

Jewish-German author Edgar Hilsenrath, who wrote a best-selling fictional account of the Holocaust from the viewpoint of a Nazi, died on Sunday from pneumonia at the age of 92,...

Israeli Author, Intellectual Amos Oz Dies at Age 79

Israeli author, journalist and intellectual Amos Oz died on Friday at the age of 79. “My beloved father, Amos Oz, a wonderful family man, an author, a man of peace...

Rav Chanina Herzberg, z’l: A Rebbe, A Mentor, A Friend

By Rabbi Mordechai Kamenetzky The loss of Rav Chanina Herzberg was a tremendous blow, not only to our yeshiva, but to the community at large, and most certainly to Klal...

Aliyah Chronicle: Remembering Rabbi Herzberg, z’l

By Shmuel Katz A couple of months ago, I received an email from Yeshiva of South Shore (yes, I am still on their email list) asking the community for tefillos...

Rona Ramon, Widow of Astronaut Ilan Ramon, Dies of Cancer

Rona Ramon, widow of late Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon and the mother of late IAF pilot Assaf Ramon, passed away on Monday. Ramon was married to the first Israeli astronaut...

The Legacy of HaRav Chanina Herzberg, zt’l

HaRav Chanina Herzberg was niftar on motzaei Shabbos, December 15. He was the Menahel of Yeshiva Toras Chaim of South Shore for nearly 40 years. Growing up in East New...

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...

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By Michele Justic When Tom Brokaw coined the term “the Greatest Generation,” he was referring to certain character traits that proved crucial in saving the United States from economic and...

Noah Klieger: Holocaust Survivor, Journalist, Dies Editor’s Note: Journalist Noah Klieger died at age 92 on December 13, 2018. (JTA) — As a prisoner in Auschwitz, Noah Klieger narrowly escaped death through sheer audacity: Selected for the...
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