Renowned Israeli composer Nachum Heiman dies at 82Nachum (Nahtche) Heiman composed more than 1,000 songs over the years, and also hosted a program on Arutz Sheva radio.
Veteran actor Fyvush Finkel dies at 93Fyvush Finkel, an Emmy Award-winning actor who began his career performing in the Yiddish theater, has died at 93.
Two women killed in accident in the northA two-car accident on Highway 66 left two dead, and three more critically injured.
Philanthropist Joseph Wilf dies at 91Joseph Wilf, a Polish-Jewish Holocaust survivor and founder of one of the country’s largest real estate development companies, dies at 91.
Parents of Anton Yelchin to sue over his deathParents of Russian-Jewish actor Anton Yelchin are planning to sue Fiat Chrysler over the wrongful death of their son.
Ex-RI Democratic Party chief diesMark Weiner, prominent Rhode Island Democratic fundraiser and close friend of the Clintons, dies at 62.
'Architect of Montreal's Jewish community' diesManuel (Manny) Batshaw, who was considered “the architect of Montreal’s Jewish community,” has died at 101.
Jew who served in 3 countries' air forces diesNathan "Gino" Narboni, who volunteered to fly a combat plane during Israel's War of Independence, dies at 92.
Oldest American dies at 113The oldest American, Goldie Michelson of Worcester, Massachusetts, dies at the age of 113 and 11 months.
Chabad shaliach in Jerusalem passes awayRabbi Yona Biniashvili, Chabad emissary in Beit Hakerem, passes away suddenly after suffering a heart attack.
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.
Vizhnitz hassidic court mourns passing of RabbiThe Vizhnitz hassidic court mourns the passing of Rabbi Gavriel Tzvi Klein who died of an illness at the age of 64.
Morley Safer of '60 Minutes' dies at 84Morley Safer, a "60 Minutes" correspondent for 46 years, dies one week after announcing retirement.
Auschwitz survivor and NY Jewish leader dies at 92Ernest (Ernie) Michel, who survived Auschwitz and a forced death march, dies at 92.
Garry Shandling dies at 66American-Jewish actor and comedian Garry Shandling passes away in California, aged 66. Cause of death unknown.
Holocaust author Leesha Rose passes awayAuthor Leesha Rose, known for her book The Tulips are Red, passes away in Jerusalem.
Six infants reported dead in one weekSix babies die this week in tragic sequence mostly striking haredi communities. Learns causes of SIDS and how to avoid it.
Alan Rickman dies at age 69British actor and theater legend passed away after battle with cancer
IDF Soldier Found Dead in Jordan ValleySoldier, whose identity is still under wraps, found with gunshot wounds at IDF memorial.
Israeli Citizen Killed in NigeriaIsraeli man shot dead by assailants in failed abduction attempt. His identity has not yet been released.
Reservist Who Died During Training Identified44 year-old Gil Zehariah will be laid to rest on Monday afternoon. Incident still under investigation.
Hasidic Musician Yosi Piamenta Dies at 64Yosi Piamenta, who came to be known as the 'Hasidic Hendrix', dies at 64 following a lengthy battle with cancer.
Jewish Actor Theodore Bikel Dies at 91Theodore Bikel, known for his role as Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof, dies of natural causes.
Israeli Backpacker Who Died in Peru IdentifiedAviv Bromberg of Kfar Saba is the Israeli in his twenties who apparently went into cardiac arrest while hiking at high altitudes.
Chandelier Accident Kills 1, Injures 21Light fixture crashes to the floor in crowded events hall last night in Yavneh, killing a 50 year-old woman and injuring fellow attendees.
Israeli Sculptor Menashe Kadishman Dies at 82Menashe Kadishman, who received the Israel Prize for sculpture in 1995, dies at Tel Hashomer Hospital.
Shani Maril Confirmed as Girl Killed in FireFamily asks the press to respect the Maril family's privacy ahead of funeral, remember the fun she had on her trip with family.
Israeli 12 Year-Old Body Not Found, Searches CeaseFamily hysterical over daughter's apparent death as authorities suspend searches until morning.
Syrian Imam's Murder May Have Been PoliticalAnti-Assad imam found dead in London linked with extremism; police sources say it looked like 'state-sponsored assassination.'
Embassy Confirms: Israeli Man Killed in BerlinVictim killed on Passover Eve has yet to be identified; prosecutor says he died from multiple blows to the head.
12 Year-Old Israeli Girl Dies in Thai Ferry FireAt least 100 others saved from ferry fire off the coast of Krabi; Israeli media has yet to identify victim.
Yeshiva Denies Responsibility for Trampling DeathsYeshivat Hochmei Lublin, where the deadly funeral was held on Saturday night, says 'professional bodies' are responsible for congestion.
Funeral Trampling Victim Identified27 year-old killed in trampling during R' Shmuel Wosner funeral named as Mordechai Gerber; he leaves behind wife, child.
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.
Report: Iran's Supreme Leader DeadRumors surface on social media that Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has died after undergoing surgery for cancer.
Actor Leonard Nimoy Dies at 83Actor who played Spock based his "live long and prosper" gesture on the way kohanim recite the priestly blessing.
PM: 'There Was No One Who Didn't Love' OrbachPrime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu issues statement after MK Uri Orbach passes away, notes his 'deep sensitivity for every human being.'
1,000 Attend Funeral for Slain 7 Year-OldParents of second-grader Ayal Krause make heartbreaking plea to God to help them endure terrible tragedy during ceremony.
Spiritual Leader of Israeli 'Black Hebrews' DiesFounder of the African Hebrew Israelite movement dies of unknown causes, aged 75.
Child Killed in Beit Shemesh Fire IdentifiedSeven year-old Daniel Nachman Biton named as child dead from Beit Shemesh fire - possibly from hannukiot left unattended.
Israeli Cricket Umpire Dies During GameHillel Oscar, 55, declared dead after being knocked unconscious from foul ball; police launch investigation.
Infant Dies After Being Left in Hot CarSecond such incident in two days kills; Magen David Adom warns parents to never leave their children unattended.
Jewish-American Actress Lauren Bacall Dies at 89Lauren Bacall, a first cousin of former President Shimon Peres, dies after suffering massive stroke.
Israeli Filmmaker Menahem Golan Dies at 85Famous Israeli filmmaker Menahem Golan, who produced and directed more than 200 films, dies at 85.
Shomron Couple Die Within Hours of One AnotherEliezer and Etti Gruber, a couple in their 90s from Karnei Shomron, passed away within two hours of one another.
Actress Hanna Maron Dies at 90Well-known actress Hanna Maron, who held a Guinness record for longest career as a theatrical actress, dies in Tel Aviv.
Nazi-Looted Art Hoarder DiesCornelius Gurlitt, reclusive art hoarder, dies at 81; probe into returning works to rightful Jewish heirs to continue.
Woman Dies in Apartment FireSixty year-old woman dies in Kiryat Arba; second death from an apartment fire in 24 hours.
Architect of Oslo Accords DiesRon Pundak, one of the men behind the agreement responsible for intifadas, dies at 59.
Doctor Dies in Hospital, Body Not Found for HoursCardiologist dies on his bed in his hospital office. Police unsure of exact cause of death, but say it may have been a heart attack.
America: Boy Shoots Brother in Gun TragedyAn 8-year-old boy was killed after his brother mistook a real gun for a toy.
Parents of Deceased Soldier: IDF Denied Him CareThe parents of a young recruit who died on his first day in the army accuse the military of failing to provide medical care.
Popular Rabbi Killed in Tel Aviv Tractor AccidentVictim identified as Rabbi Elkana Eliasi of Tel Aviv, a popular teacher and father of seven. Tractor driver held for questioning.
Live: Sharon's Coffin Arrives at KnessetWatch live ceremony from the Knesset as former members of the public pay their final respects to former PM Ariel Sharon
Family Stuck with Body in StormA family from Gush Etzion was unable to inform authorities that a relative had died due to downed phone lines.
Tragedy: Israeli Family Killed in Russia Gas LeakMardi family's surviving son struggles to bring his family back to Israel for burial. 'My world has been destroyed'.
Actor and Comedian Sefi Rivlin Dies at 66Sefi Rivlin, one of Israel's most successful comedians and a longtime member of the Likud party, dies at 66 of throat cancer.