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...

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...
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8-Year-Old Hasidic Boy Dies in NY Boating Accident

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — An 8-year-old boy who reportedly is a descendant of a prominent Hasidic rabbi died in a boating accident in New York. The...

Gluck: Celebrating Simcha Responsibly

  By Zvi Gluck Here we are again, in the home stretch of what has been a wonderful yom tov season, an inspirational and emotional period...

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  By Eileen Goltz Based on a very unscientific survey of my friends and family, I’ve come to the conclusion that every single table that is...

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