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Soldier steals weapon, commits suicide

The IDF has opened an investigation into the suicide of a soldier from the 98th Paratrooper's Division.

Soldier steals weapon, commits suicide

A tale about the Jewish body

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A tale about the Jewish body

Accuser commits suicide days after Chaim Walder's death

24-year-old haredi woman, one of author Chaim Walder's alleged victims, takes her own life amidst uproar over his suicide.

Accuser commits suicide days after Chaim Walder's death

Rabbi Eliyahu: 'Chaim Walder isn't going to Heaven'

'He threatened suicide in an attempt to silence his victims, the severity of what he did is like murder,' Tzfat's Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu says.

Rabbi Eliyahu: 'Chaim Walder isn't going to Heaven'

Chaim Walder's last letter

Children's author's suicide note repeats his claims of complete innocence of charges of sexual assault.

Chaim Walder's last letter

Rabbi Eliyahu: A pity Chaim Walder chose suicide

Safed Chief Rabbi: We will continue to take care of author's victims, their lives take precedence over his.

Rabbi Eliyahu: A pity Chaim Walder chose suicide

Rabbi Yuval Cherlow weighs in on the 'Sarco' suicide capsule: Enter and die

New device now approved in Switzerland for a "peaceful" death. "This phenomenon is only going to spread," says Tzohar Rabbi Yuval Cherlow.

Rabbi weighs in on the 'Sarco' suicide capsule: Enter and die

Soldier commits suicide by leaping out of taxi on highway

IDF recruit was in distress, received 'dozens of calls' during last taxi ride, driver says.

Soldier commits suicide by leaping out of taxi on highway

4th police officer from Jan 6 riot dies of suicide

18-year veteran of the force who defended the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 insurrection, took his life along with 3 others before him.

4th police officer from Jan 6 riot dies of suicide player

Sister of dead woman says accused brother-in-law is 'a pathological liar'

Eliran Malul, accused of murdering wife Michal, says she hit him, stabbed him. 'You're not wanted alive.'

Sister of dead woman: 'He's a pathological liar'

Eliran Malul speaks out: 'She stabbed me first'

Eliran Malul, accused of murdering wife Michal last year, gives testimony for first time. 'I drank alcohol, fainted, woke up to her dead.'

Man accused of murdering wife: 'She stabbed me first'

Court overturns decision by IDF Chief of Staff

Aviv Kochavi, IDF Chief of Staff, decided to fire a commander - but the court overturned his decision.

Court overturns Chief of Staff's decision

Suicide was main cause of death in IDF in 2020

28 soldiers lost their lives during 2020. 9 took their own lives.

Suicide was main cause of death in IDF in 2020

'Mental illness more dangerous than COVID-19'

Suicide among the elderly population has seen a drastic uptick during CV-19 lockdowns.

'Mental illness more dangerous than COVID-19'

Dismissal, reprimands in case of soldier who committed suicide

Investigation into death of soldier military police attempted to recruit as a source finds serious faults in treatment of soldier.

Dismissal, reprimands in case of soldier who committed suicide

The West is organizing itself around death

The West is organizing itself around death

Military Police failure leads to Givati soldier 'suicide'

Two are accused of not reporting mental distress in soldier they sought to recruit as source; soldier found shot days after meeting them.

Military Police failure leads to Givati soldier 'suicide'

Jeffrey Epstein buried in unmarked grave in Jewish cemetery

Disgraced financier quietly buried next to his parents in Florida Jewish cemetery after apparent suicide. Names removed to prevent vandalism

Jeffrey Epstein buried in unmarked grave in Jewish cemetery

EasyJet grounds pilot who expressed interest in suicide

Easyjet confirms: 'We grounded the pilot, offered support. Passenger safety is top priority.'

EasyJet grounds pilot who expressed interest in suicide

Autopsy performed on Jeffrey Epstein's body

Amid apparent failures by prison staff and with FBI investigating financier's death, autopsy performed following apparent suicide.

Autopsy performed on Jeffrey Epstein's body

Jeffrey Epstein commits suicide in jail, officials say

Millionaire financier facing sex trafficking charges found dead in jail cell in suspected suicide.

Jeffrey Epstein commits suicide in jail, officials say

South Korean dies after self-immolation at Japanese embassy

South Korean whose father was a victim of Japanese forced labor sets himself on fire outside Japanese embassy.

South Korean dies after self-immolation at Japanese embassy

Anti-Israel activist jailed for racist rant commits suicide

British anti-Israel activist who was jailed for drunken, racist incident onboard plane has been found dead in apparent suicide.

Anti-Israel activist jailed for racist rant commits suicide

US-Israeli soldier died by suicide. She’s the 3rd this year

19-year-old American woman serving in IDF combat unit found dead by suicide last week - the third such case this year.

US-Israeli soldier died by suicide. She’s the 3rd this year

Former President of Peru kills himself

Former Peruvian President Alan Garcia shoots himself to death amid investigation into international bribery scandal.

Former President of Peru kills himself

'I am convinced my wife did not kill herself'

Husband of woman who fell to her death at Ramat Gan stock exchange says police have more information than has been revealed to the public.

'I am convinced my wife did not kill herself'

Viewer discretion: Man jumps to death at train platform

Man of about 30 takes own life at Beit Yehoshua train station; body thrown back onto platform hitting other passengers.

Viewer discretion: Man jumps to death at train platformplayer

Man who set himself on fire dies

Man who set himself on fire near Jerusalem park dies at hospital.

Man who set himself on fire dies

Plastic surgeon commits suicide in operating room

Senior plastic surgeon at Soroka Hospital takes own life after being barred from training interns.

Plastic surgeon commits suicide in operating room

How does Judaism handle rising suicide rates?

Suicide rates are up 25%: What does God say and what can be done about it?

How does Judaism handle rising suicide rates?

Kate Spade found dead in New York apartment

Fashion icon dead at 55 in suspected suicide.

Kate Spade found dead in New York apartment

IDF officer demoted after encouraging soldier to kill himself

Soldier in training threatened to kill himself, only to receive encouragement from officer, leading soldier to pull the trigger.

IDF officer demoted after encouraging soldier to kill himself

Secret Service confirms: Man shot himself outside White House

Secret Service confirms: Man shot himself outside White House, no one else was injured.

Secret Service confirms: Man shot himself outside White House

Florida tragedy: Haredi boy found lifeless

Missing haredi boy, a resident of Florida's North Miami Beach, is found lifeless.

Florida tragedy: Haredi boy found lifeless

Swedish woman raped by refugee commits suicide after case closed

Prosecutor claims ‘lack of evidence’.

Swedish woman raped by refugee commits suicide after case closed

First-ever Religious Zionist conference on suicide prevention

120 leading rabbis attended a suicide prevention conference on Tuesday night.

First-ever Religious Zionist conference on suicide prevention

New police unit to act against network crime

Police commissioner announces establishment of unit to combat online violence, calls for greater parental involvement.

New police unit to act against network crime

Seniors are most likely to commit suicide, Health Ministry finds

Divorced fathers, Ethiopian immigrants, are also at heightened risk. And why are Jews more likely to commit suicide than Arabs?

Seniors are most likely to commit suicide, Health Ministry finds

20-year old sentenced for pushing boyfriend to suicide

Young woman who encouraged boyfriend's suicide gets 2.5-year sentence, including 15 months in prison.

20-year old sentenced for pushing boyfriend to suicide

Suicide rate among US teen girls hits all-time high

Suicide rates among teen girls reach record high in US, while boys' rates rise but remain below previous peak.

Suicide rate among US teen girls hits all-time high