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Jewish-American actor Gene Wilder dies at 83

Jewish-American actor Gene Wilder, who worked closely with director Mel Brooks, dies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2016, 11:34 PM

Jewish actor who played 'Law & Order' DA dies

Steven Hill, best known for playing a Jewish Manhattan district attorney on the hit TV series “Law & Order,” has died at 94.JTA, 8/24/2016, 5:17 AM

Esther Jungreis, Jewish outreach pioneer, dies

Esther Jungreis, a pioneer in the Jewish outreach movement and founder of the organization Hineni, dies at 80.JTA and Arutz Sheva staff, 8/24/2016, 4:34 AM

Jewish director of 'Love Story' dies at 92

Canadian-born Jewish director most famous for the hit movie "Love Story" has died.JTA, 8/22/2016, 4:38 AM

Renowned Israeli composer Nachum Heiman dies at 82

Nachum (Nahtche) Heiman composed more than 1,000 songs over the years, and also hosted a program on Arutz Sheva radio.Elad Benari, 8/17/2016, 11:36 PM

Veteran actor Fyvush Finkel dies at 93

Fyvush Finkel, an Emmy Award-winning actor who began his career performing in the Yiddish theater, has died at 93.JTA, 8/16/2016, 5:31 AM

Two women killed in accident in the north

A two-car accident on Highway 66 left two dead, and three more critically injured.Uzi Baruch, 8/11/2016, 4:02 PM

Philanthropist Joseph Wilf dies at 91

Joseph Wilf, a Polish-Jewish Holocaust survivor and founder of one of the country’s largest real estate development companies, dies at 91.JTA, 8/4/2016, 6:36 AM

Parents of Anton Yelchin to sue over his death

Parents of Russian-Jewish actor Anton Yelchin are planning to sue Fiat Chrysler over the wrongful death of their son.JTA, 8/4/2016, 5:02 AM

Ex-RI Democratic Party chief dies

Mark Weiner, prominent Rhode Island Democratic fundraiser and close friend of the Clintons, dies at 62.JTA, 7/28/2016, 2:57 AM

'Architect of Montreal's Jewish community' dies

Manuel (Manny) Batshaw, who was considered “the architect of Montreal’s Jewish community,” has died at 101.JTA, 7/20/2016, 5:55 AM

Jew who served in 3 countries' air forces dies

Nathan "Gino" Narboni, who volunteered to fly a combat plane during Israel's War of Independence, dies at 92.JTA, 7/20/2016, 3:25 AM

Oldest American dies at 113

The oldest American, Goldie Michelson of Worcester, Massachusetts, dies at the age of 113 and 11 months.JTA, 7/11/2016, 3:03 AM

Chabad shaliach in Jerusalem passes away

Rabbi Yona Biniashvili, Chabad emissary in Beit Hakerem, passes away suddenly after suffering a heart attack.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 6/17/2016, 8:29 PM

Bereaved rabbi: 'It's like sacrifice of Yitzchak'

Rabbi Michael Lasri explains trying to come to grips with loss of his son, who drowned last week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/14/2016, 1:21 PM

Vizhnitz hassidic court mourns passing of Rabbi

The Vizhnitz hassidic court mourns the passing of Rabbi Gavriel Tzvi Klein who died of an illness at the age of 64.Shoshana Miskin, 5/22/2016, 5:14 PM

Morley Safer of '60 Minutes' dies at 84

Morley Safer, a "60 Minutes" correspondent for 46 years, dies one week after announcing retirement.JTA, 5/20/2016, 2:05 AM

Auschwitz survivor and NY Jewish leader dies at 92

Ernest (Ernie) Michel, who survived Auschwitz and a forced death march, dies at 92.JTA, 5/10/2016, 5:00 AM

Garry Shandling dies at 66

American-Jewish actor and comedian Garry Shandling passes away in California, aged 66. Cause of death unknown.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/24/2016, 11:42 PM

Holocaust author Leesha Rose passes away

Author Leesha Rose, known for her book The Tulips are Red, passes away in Jerusalem.Hillel Fendel, 2/9/2016, 1:13 AM

Six infants reported dead in one week

Six babies die this week in tragic sequence mostly striking haredi communities. Learns causes of SIDS and how to avoid it.Shoshana Miskin, 2/4/2016, 6:12 PM

Alan Rickman dies at age 69

British actor and theater legend passed away after battle with cancerShoshana Miskin, 1/14/2016, 5:20 PM

IDF Soldier Found Dead in Jordan Valley

Soldier, whose identity is still under wraps, found with gunshot wounds at IDF memorial.Ido Ben-Porat, 9/11/2015, 12:48 PM

Israeli Citizen Killed in Nigeria

Israeli man shot dead by assailants in failed abduction attempt. His identity has not yet been released.Menachem Schwartz, 9/9/2015, 5:25 PM

Reservist Who Died During Training Identified

44 year-old Gil Zehariah will be laid to rest on Monday afternoon. Incident still under investigation.Uzi Baruch, 8/31/2015, 3:42 PM

Hasidic Musician Yosi Piamenta Dies at 64

Yosi Piamenta, who came to be known as the 'Hasidic Hendrix', dies at 64 following a lengthy battle with cancer.Ido Ben Porat, 8/24/2015, 12:31 AM

Jewish Actor Theodore Bikel Dies at 91

Theodore Bikel, known for his role as Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof, dies of natural causes.Ben Ariel, 7/22/2015, 3:14 AM

Israeli Backpacker Who Died in Peru Identified

Aviv Bromberg of Kfar Saba is the Israeli in his twenties who apparently went into cardiac arrest while hiking at high altitudes.Tova Dvorin, 7/21/2015, 3:52 PM

Chandelier Accident Kills 1, Injures 21

Light fixture crashes to the floor in crowded events hall last night in Yavneh, killing a 50 year-old woman and injuring fellow attendees.Uzi Baruch, 6/23/2015, 9:56 AM

Israeli Sculptor Menashe Kadishman Dies at 82

Menashe Kadishman, who received the Israel Prize for sculpture in 1995, dies at Tel Hashomer Hospital.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/8/2015, 9:00 PM

Shani Maril Confirmed as Girl Killed in Fire

Family asks the press to respect the Maril family's privacy ahead of funeral, remember the fun she had on her trip with family.Tova Dvorin, 4/12/2015, 2:57 PM

Israeli 12 Year-Old Body Not Found, Searches Cease

Family hysterical over daughter's apparent death as authorities suspend searches until morning.Tova Dvorin, 4/8/2015, 10:53 PM

Syrian Imam's Murder May Have Been Political

Anti-Assad imam found dead in London linked with extremism; police sources say it looked like 'state-sponsored assassination.'Tova Dvorin, 4/8/2015, 9:05 PM

Embassy Confirms: Israeli Man Killed in Berlin

Victim killed on Passover Eve has yet to be identified; prosecutor says he died from multiple blows to the head.Tova Dvorin, 4/8/2015, 6:21 PM

12 Year-Old Israeli Girl Dies in Thai Ferry Fire

At least 100 others saved from ferry fire off the coast of Krabi; Israeli media has yet to identify victim.Eliran Aharon and Tova Dvorin, 4/8/2015, 5:10 PM

Yeshiva Denies Responsibility for Trampling Deaths

Yeshivat Hochmei Lublin, where the deadly funeral was held on Saturday night, says 'professional bodies' are responsible for congestion.Tova Dvorin and Ari Yashar, 4/8/2015, 3:45 PM

Funeral Trampling Victim Identified

27 year-old killed in trampling during R' Shmuel Wosner funeral named as Mordechai Gerber; he leaves behind wife, child.Uzi Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 4/5/2015, 11:40 AM

Is There Life After Death?

Many people wonder what Judaism has to say about life after death. This is especially significant as we prepare for Pesach.Ira Michaelson and Rod Bryant, 4/1/2015, 3:46 AM

Report: Iran's Supreme Leader Dead

Rumors surface on social media that Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has died after undergoing surgery for cancer.Tova Dvorin, 3/8/2015, 7:56 AM

Actor Leonard Nimoy Dies at 83

Actor who played Spock based his "live long and prosper" gesture on the way kohanim recite the priestly blessing.Ben Ariel, Canada, 2/27/2015, 8:29 PM

PM: 'There Was No One Who Didn't Love' Orbach

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu issues statement after MK Uri Orbach passes away, notes his 'deep sensitivity for every human being.'Tova Dvorin and Gil Ronen, 2/16/2015, 2:54 PM

1,000 Attend Funeral for Slain 7 Year-Old

Parents of second-grader Ayal Krause make heartbreaking plea to God to help them endure terrible tragedy during ceremony.Uzi Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 2/1/2015, 10:02 AM

Spiritual Leader of Israeli 'Black Hebrews' Dies

Founder of the African Hebrew Israelite movement dies of unknown causes, aged 75.Tova Dvorin, 12/28/2014, 10:39 AM

Child Killed in Beit Shemesh Fire Identified

Seven year-old Daniel Nachman Biton named as child dead from Beit Shemesh fire - possibly from hannukiot left unattended.Uzi Baruch, 12/24/2014, 8:17 PM

Israeli Cricket Umpire Dies During Game

Hillel Oscar, 55, declared dead after being knocked unconscious from foul ball; police launch investigation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/29/2014, 6:35 PM

Infant Dies After Being Left in Hot Car

Second such incident in two days kills; Magen David Adom warns parents to never leave their children unattended.Tova Dvorin, Chicago, 9/5/2014, 11:21 PM

Jewish-American Actress Lauren Bacall Dies at 89

Lauren Bacall, a first cousin of former President Shimon Peres, dies after suffering massive stroke.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/13/2014, 4:15 AM

Israeli Filmmaker Menahem Golan Dies at 85

Famous Israeli filmmaker Menahem Golan, who produced and directed more than 200 films, dies at 85.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/9/2014, 1:33 AM

Shomron Couple Die Within Hours of One Another

Eliezer and Etti Gruber, a couple in their 90s from Karnei Shomron, passed away within two hours of one another.Uzi Baruch, 6/6/2014, 5:38 AM

Actress Hanna Maron Dies at 90

Well-known actress Hanna Maron, who held a Guinness record for longest career as a theatrical actress, dies in Tel Aviv.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/30/2014, 9:57 PM

Nazi-Looted Art Hoarder Dies

Cornelius Gurlitt, reclusive art hoarder, dies at 81; probe into returning works to rightful Jewish heirs to continue.AFP, 5/6/2014, 5:28 PM

Woman Dies in Apartment Fire

Sixty year-old woman dies in Kiryat Arba; second death from an apartment fire in 24 hours.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 4/13/2014, 10:14 AM

Architect of Oslo Accords Dies

Ron Pundak, one of the men behind the agreement responsible for intifadas, dies at 59.Tova Dvorin, 4/11/2014, 12:26 PM

Doctor Dies in Hospital, Body Not Found for Hours

Cardiologist dies on his bed in his hospital office. Police unsure of exact cause of death, but say it may have been a heart attack.Tova Dvorin, 3/23/2014, 9:22 PM

America: Boy Shoots Brother in Gun Tragedy

An 8-year-old boy was killed after his brother mistook a real gun for a toy.Maayana Miskin, 3/2/2014, 10:27 AM

Parents of Deceased Soldier: IDF Denied Him Care

The parents of a young recruit who died on his first day in the army accuse the military of failing to provide medical care.Maayana Miskin, 1/16/2014, 3:31 PM

Popular Rabbi Killed in Tel Aviv Tractor Accident

Victim identified as Rabbi Elkana Eliasi of Tel Aviv, a popular teacher and father of seven. Tractor driver held for questioning.Maayana Miskin, 1/16/2014, 12:18 PM