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'British Schindler' Passes Away at 106

Sir Nicholas Winton saved hundreds of Jewish children in Prague from the Nazis.

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Alex Friedman Passes Away

The Bet-El Educational center shares in the grief of the Friedman family.

Alex Friedman Passes Away

Shmulik Rosen, Israel's Legendary Quiz-Master, 89

The seven-decade veteran of quiz shows and song-writing passed away just days after hosting his last weekly radio quiz show.

Shmulik Rosen, Israel's Legendary Quiz-Master, Dies at 89

Renowned Israeli Conductor Dies Mid-Concert

Israel Yinon dies of unknown causes while conducting symphony in Switzerland.

Renowned Israeli Conductor Dies Mid-Concert

Churchill Biographer Martin Gilbert Passes Away

Renowned Jewish British historian was a leading authority on modern history, the Holocaust, Jewish and Israeli history.

Leading Holocaust Historian Martin Gilbert Passes Away, Aged 78

Prominent German Jewish writer Ralph Giordano Dies

Giordano, a Holocaust survivor, wrote 23 books on social and national issues.

Prominent German Jewish Writer Ralph Giordano Dead at 91

Ex-Tel Aviv Mayor Lahat Passes Away

Major General (ret.) Shlomo 'Chich' Lahat, mayor for 20 years, died in Icholov Hospital at age 87.

Ex-Tel Aviv Mayor Lahat Passes Away

Breaking: Joan Rivers Dies at 81

Media personality dies after being taken off life support - and just weeks after expressing support for Israel.

Breaking: Joan Rivers Dies at 81

Robin Williams Found Dead at 63; Suicide Suspected

Comedian and legend supported Israel, considered himself an "honorary Jew."

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Architect of Oslo Accords Dies

Ron Pundak, one of the men behind the agreement responsible for intifadas, dies at 59.

Architect of Oslo Accords Dies

Shirley Temple Dies at 85

American film icon, child star, and diplomat dies in California home of natural causes.

Shirley Temple Dies at 85player

Middle East Expert Barry Rubin Dies at 64

Columnist, professor, analyst, and prolific writer Barry Rubin leaves behind family, legacy.

Middle East Expert Barry Rubin Passes Away at 64

Ariel Sharon: 26 February 1928 - 11 January 2014

A look at the remarkable life and career of Israel's 11th Prime Minister, who passed away Saturday with his family by his side.

Ariel 'Arik' Sharon: 26 February 1928 - 11 January 2014

Holocaust Survivor, Historian Dead at 90

Yisrael Gutman was among the most important historians of the Holocaust.

Holocaust Survivor, Historian Dead at 90

Helen Thomas Dies, Aged 92

The veteran journalist who ended her career with an anti-Semitic tirade died at 92

Helen Thomas Dies, Aged 92

Philanthropist, Oil Trader Marc Rich Dead at 78

Jewish philanthropist and oil trader Marc Rich, whose family fled incoming Nazis and as an adult fled US justice untl pardoned, is dead.

Jewish Philanthropist, Oil Trader Marc Rich Dead at 78

Solodkin Praised for ‘Good Works, Social Justice’

Praises for the work accomplished by former MK Marina Solodkin, who died while attending a conference in Latvia on Saturday, are pouring in.

Solodkin Praised for ‘Good Works, Social Justice’

'All For The Boss' Author Ruchama Shain, 98

Rebetzin Ruchama Shain, author of the world-famous book, “All For The Boss,” passed away in Lakewood during the Sabbath at the age of 98.

'All For The Boss' Author Ruchama Shain, 98, Passes Away