Remembering Chris Stefan

By Larry Gordon When you drive down Rockaway Turnpike, either on the way home or to visit friends or family, most of the time you will come to a stop...

Dr. Steven Krauss, z’l

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com Dr. Steven Krauss,63, of blessed memory, was one of the genuine Tzaddikim of the Five Towns and a personal friend.  Dr. Krauss leaves a...

Legendary Rebbetzin Chave Hecht, 95, Life-Long Woman of Action

Devoted herself to Jewish children for eight decades By Mendel Super In 1944, as a 17-year-old student at Thomas Jefferson High School in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn, N.Y., Chave Lasker...

Esther Pollard dies after being rushed to hospital with COVID

(January 31, 2022 / Jerusalem / JNS) Esther Pollard, 68, the wife of convicted Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard, died on Monday at Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in Jerusalem. She...

Colin Powell, who brokered the Middle East ‘road map’ to peace, dies at 84

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Colin Powell will be remembered in history as the first Black U.S. national security advisor, the first Black military chief of staff and the first Black...

David Eliach, beloved educator who led Yeshivah of Flatbush for decades, dies at 99

New York Jewish Week via JTA) — The longtime and pioneering leader of Brooklyn’s Yeshivah of Flatbush, Rabbi David Eliach, died Thursday. Eliach, who was 99, supervised the education of...

Jackie Mason was a Jewish American comedy icon. These videos show why.

(JTA) — Jackie Mason, who died Saturday at 93, didn’t always set out to be a comedian. In fact, it wasn’t until he was 30 that he left behind...

Carl Shapiro, Brandeis benefactor who lost millions to Madoff, dies at 108

BOSTON (JTA) – Carl J. Shapiro, one of Boston’s most significant philanthropists and Brandeis University’s most generous donor, died March 7 at his home in Boston. He was 108. Shapiro...

Nafla Ateres Rosheinu: The Loss of Dayan yechezkel Roth zt”l

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman This morning, Klal Yisroel lost one of its most eminent Poskim, Dayan Yechezkel Roth zt”l.  Dayan Roth was an extraordinary talmid chochom, a tzaddik, and had...

BDE: Rav Yechezkel Roth, zt”l, tzaddik, kadosh, posek, luminary

This morning, early Sunday, the shocking news came that Rav Yechezkel Roth collapsed at home. His holy Neshamah ascended on high a short time later. He had been unwell for a...
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