Medical Director of NY Hatzalah Killed By Car Walking Home After Shabbat

The Hatzalah emergency-response organization and the Jewish community of New York were plunged into mourning after Shabbat on Saturday when the medical director of the life-saving group’s New York...

Holocaust Scholar Randolph Louis Braham Dies at 95

(JTA) — Randolph Louis Braham, a two-time Jewish National Book Award winner for works on the Holocaust in Hungary and a founding member of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, has...

William Goldman, who wrote ‘Princess Bride’ and ‘Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,’ dies...

(JTA) — William Goldman, a novelist and screenwriter who twice won the Oscars for his work on “All the President’s Men” and “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,” died...

Terror Victim Ari Fuld Laid to Rest in Kfar Etzion

Thousands of people gathered at the Kfar Etzion cemetery just before midnight on Sunday to eulogize and lay to rest Ari Fuld, a 45-year-old father of four living in...

Remembering Milton Kramer

By Rabbi Pesach Schmerling The Far Rockaway/Lawrence community and the Chabad Lubavitch movement lost a great man last week when Reb Yechiel Michel ben Reb Chaim Shneur Zalman HaLevi Kramer...

Petirah of Rebbetzin Sheila Feinstein

ברוך דיין האמת With great tzaar, we share the shocking news of the petirah of Rebbetzin Chava Sorah (Sheila) Feinstein a'h, wife of the Rosh Hayeshiva Horav Hagaon Rav Reuven...

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...

Filmmaker Claude Lanzmann, Creator of ‘Shoah’ Documentary, Dies at 92

French filmmaker, writer and commentator Claude Lanzmann, best known for his searing documentary film “Shoah,” a nine-and-a-half-hour oral history of the Holocaust, has died in Paris at the age...

Marking Two Years Since The Death Of Elie Wiesel

A memorial plaque to the celebrated Nobel Prize Laureate, renowned worldwide for his efforts on behalf of Holocaust remembrance, was unveiled at the Chamber of Holocaust on Jerusalem’s Mount...

Honoring Elie Wiesel On The Anniversary Of His Passing: Revisiting Oprah Winfrey’s Interview

By Michele Justic In 2012, Oprah Winfrey sat down with Elie Wiesel, with whom she shared a decades-long friendship and many life-changing experiences, for her Emmy Award winning series, “Super...
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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...

Slice Of Life: Vegetarian Soups

  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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