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Israel's oldest man dies at 117

Israel's oldest man dies at 117

Shlomo Sulayman was born in 1903 in Yemen, made aliyah in 1949.Marcy Oster/JTA, 12/10/2020 18:31
Rabbi Avraham Ohayon passes away

Rabbi Avraham Ohayon passes away

Former Neve Dekalim rosh yeshiva and rabbi of the community of Nitzan passes away on eve of Rosh Hashanah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/09/2020 13:00
Rabbi Zalman Nechemia Goldberg passes away

Rabbi Zalman Nechemia Goldberg passes away

Former Chief Justice of the Rabbinical High Court in Jerusalem who ordained thousands of rabbis passes away at 89.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/08/2020 22:14
Professor Ruth Gavison, 75, passes away

Professor Ruth Gavison, 75, passes away

Israel Prize winner Ruth Gavison, professor of law and senior legal researcher, dies at age 75.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/08/2020 21:45
Reading the obits

Reading the obits

Reading the obits taught me gratitude, daily: I was still alive. It also helped me honor those who’d contributed to humanity and were now gone.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 16/04/2020 08:08
Leading Israeli mathematics philosopher at Hebrew University dies from coronavirus

Leading Israeli mathematics philosopher at Hebrew University dies from coronavirus

Professor Mark Steiner, prominent professor and expert on the philosophy of mathematics and physics, passes away at 77.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/04/2020 17:25
Legendary journalist Cokie Roberts dies at 75

Legendary journalist Cokie Roberts dies at 75

Journalist called a 'living legend' by Library of Congress passes away after battle with breast cancer.Gary Willig, 17/09/2019 18:30
Former minister, ambassador Ora Namir passes away

Former minister, ambassador Ora Namir passes away

Former MK, Minister and Ambassador to China Ora Namir passes away at age of 88.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/07/2019 10:26
Comic-book icon Stan Lee passes away

Comic-book icon Stan Lee passes away

Spider-Man, X-Men creator Stan Lee passes away at age of 95.Gary Willig, 12/11/2018 21:51
RIP Rabbi Yeshua Ben Shushan

RIP Rabbi Yeshua Ben Shushan

War hero, kabbalist and father of 10 was 73. He was a member of the "Jewish Underground."Arutz Sheva, 07/09/2018 16:57
RIP film director Moshe Mizrahi

RIP film director Moshe Mizrahi

The academy award winning director passed away Friday morning in Tel Aviv. He was 86.Arutz Sheva, 03/08/2018 17:56
Jean Gluck, wife of philanthropist Eugen Gluck Passes

Jean Gluck, wife of philanthropist Eugen Gluck Passes

Jeanie and Eugen Gluck have worked tirelessly over decades for the building of the Land of Israel in general and of Bet El in particular.Gil Ronen, 25/05/2018 18:00
Actor Abe Vigoda dies at age 94

Actor Abe Vigoda dies at age 94

The Jewish actor portrayed Sal in The Godfather and Detective Sgt. Phil Fish on TV sitcoms.Gil Ronen, 26/01/2016 21:56
CBS Correspondent Bob Simon Killed in Car Crash

CBS Correspondent Bob Simon Killed in Car Crash

Bob Simon will be remembered by Israelis for the many stories he did here - not all complimentary.Yaakov Levi , 12/02/2015 08:41
Prominent German Jewish writer Ralph Giordano Dies

Prominent German Jewish writer Ralph Giordano Dies

Giordano, a Holocaust survivor, wrote 23 books on social and national issues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2014 18:33
Shirley Temple Dies at 85

Shirley Temple Dies at 85

American film icon, child star, and diplomat dies in California home of natural causes.Tova Dvorin, 11/02/2014 15:05
Ariel Sharon: 26 February 1928 - 11 January 2014

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.Ari Soffer and Gil Ronen, 11/01/2014 18:05
Netanyahu on Shamir's Famous Statement on Arabs

Netanyahu on Shamir's Famous Statement on Arabs

PM Binyamin Netanyahu eulogizes former PM Yitzchak Shamir on his famous statement, “The Arabs are the same Arabs and the sea the same sea.”Chana Ya'ar, 01/07/2012 14:27
MK Ze'ev Boim Dead at 67

MK Ze'ev Boim Dead at 67

Kadima Knesset Member Ze'ev Boim has passed away in Milwaukee, WI after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.Chana Ya'ar, 20/03/2011 11:25
Rabbi Avraham Tauber Dies at 74

Rabbi Avraham Tauber Dies at 74

The Day of Atonement also served as a day of passage this past Shabbat for Rabbi Avraham Tauber, a renowned Chassid of the Lubavitcher Rebbe. Chana Ya'ar, 19/09/2010 13:02
Lova Eliav Dead at 89

Lova Eliav Dead at 89

Aryeh 'Lova' Eliav, a long-time politician and educator, has died at age 89.Maayana Miskin, 30/05/2010 22:51