Man found dead in Jerusalem mikve

Civilian finds 60-year-old man dead in mikve, calls Magen David Adom.Haim Lev, 3/25/2017, 11:27 PM

Rabbi dies after being hit by a car in New Jersey

61-year-old Rabbi Perets Schinerman dies after being struck by a car in Lakewood.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 3/10/2017, 8:56 PM

Jewish-American journalist Alan Colmes dies at 66

Alan Colmes, a liberal voice on Fox News, passes away after brief illness.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/24/2017, 1:15 AM

Russia's UN ambassador passes away

Vitaly Churkin, who served as Russia's UN envoy since 2006, dies at 64 from apparent heart problems.Nitsan Keidar, 2/21/2017, 3:44 AM

Jewish Vermont college student dies in snowboarding accident

Jewish student at the University of Vermont who was reported missing while snowboarding found dead.JTA, 2/16/2017, 2:36 AM

Holocaust survivor who sang in Theresienstadt dies at 95

Edgar Krasa, Holocaust survivor who sang in Theresienstadt concentration camp's chorus, has died.JTA, 2/9/2017, 5:29 AM

Survivor of 8 Nazi concentration camps dies at 94

Chaim Ferster, a Polish-Jewish Holocaust survivor who spent time in eight concentration camps, passes away.JTA, 2/8/2017, 2:57 AM

Stephen P. Cohen, Middle East intermediary, dies at 71

Stephen Philip Cohen, who served as a confidential intermediary between Israeli and Arab leaders, dies at 71.JTA, 1/26/2017, 3:59 AM

Prominent singer Meir Banai dies at 55

Singer and songwriter Meir Banai, who was a member of prominent show business family, dies after lengthy battle with cancer.Ido Ben Porat, 1/13/2017, 3:09 AM

Polish-Jewish sociologist Zygmunt Bauman dies at 91

Zygmunt Bauman, a Polish-Jewish sociologist and philosopher who authored more than 50 books, has died.JTA, 1/10/2017, 5:57 AM

Journalist Nat Hentoff dies at 91

Nat Hentoff, who wrote about civil liberties and jazz dies at 91.JTA, 1/10/2017, 4:57 AM

'They went to heaven together'

An elderly rabbi and his wife passed away within hours of each other.Gary Willig, 1/1/2017, 10:53 PM

Jewish astronomer Vera Rubin dies at 88

Vera Rubin, an astronomer whose research helped find evidence of the existence of dark matter, has died.JTA, 12/28/2016, 3:59 AM

Man dies in house fire in northern Israeli community

A 40-year-old man was found lifeless after a fire in Amirim. The incident marks the 5th person killed in a home fire in 10 days.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2016, 3:03 PM

Sanz-Zhmigrod Rebbe passes away in Bnei Brak

Rabbi Chaim Naftali Aharon Halberstam dies of heart attack at 64.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/21/2016, 2:37 AM

Jewish-American actress Zsa Zsa Gabor dead at 99

Hungarian-born Jewish-American actress Zsa Zsa Gabor dies 99 after suffering a heart attack.Ben Ariel, 12/19/2016, 3:45 AM

Former senator and astronaut John Glenn dies at 95

John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth, dies at the age of 95 from an undisclosed illness.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2016, 12:06 AM

Dean of the Diaspora Yeshiva passes away

Rabbi Mordechai Goldstein, dean of the Diaspora Yeshiva in Jerusalem and founder of the community of Metzad in Gush Etzion, dies at 82.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 12/2/2016, 8:57 PM

Leonard Cohen dies at 82

Jewish Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen, who performed for Israeli troops during the Yom Kippur War, dead at 82.Elad Benari, 11/11/2016, 4:09 AM

Bnei Brak youth who fell four stories dies

Alexander Ziskind Solomons, a yeshiva student who fell from a roof while taking apart his Sukkah, succumbed to his wounds this morning.Haim Lev, 11/8/2016, 4:53 PM

Widow of Minister Ze'evi passes away

Yael Ze’evi, widow of assassinated former Israeli Tourism Minister Rehavam Ze’evi, passes away at 88.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 11/4/2016, 9:51 PM

Phil Chess, groundbreaking blues and rock exec, dies at 95

Phil Chess, who co-founded the pioneering blues record label Chess Records, has died at 95.JTA, 10/21/2016, 5:02 AM

Attorney who defended Martin Luther King Jr. dies at 91

Jack Greenberg, a prominent lawyer who once defended Martin Luther King Jr., has died.JTA, 10/14/2016, 3:57 AM

Tekoa resident found dead

24-year-old from Tekoa goes missing, later found dead in a nearby cave. Death not caused by terrorism.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 9/30/2016, 8:56 PM

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

Orthodox Jewish actor who played 'Law & Order' DA dies at 94

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, Orthodox 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

Arthur Hiller, 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

Joseph Wilf, Holocaust survivor and philanthropist, 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 actor 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 and close friend of Clintons 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 at 101

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

Jewish man who served in 3 countries' air forces dies at 92

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 -- a month away from birthday

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 father: 'It's like the 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, '60 Minutes' correspondent, 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 longtime 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

American-Jewish comedian 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 resistance fighter and 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 12 Year-Old Killed in Thailand

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

Thailand: 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

London-Based 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