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Rabbinical Conference Raises Awareness of Suicide

In an effort to raise awareness of suicide in Israeli society and help towards prevention, more than 100 rabbis were given professional instruction at a conference of the Barkai association of communal rabbis on Tuesday. Read more

NYPD Officer Commits Suicide

An off-duty police officer committed suicide Tuesday morning at his Staten Island home, police sources said. Read more

Monsey – Hudson River Search Resumes For Missing Councilman Dan Friedman

As friends and family keep Daniel Friedman in their thoughts, the search resumed Thursday for the former town official and college professor who is presumed to have jumped off the Bear Mountain Bridge in late December. Read more

Girl’s ‘Suicide Video’ Sparks Outrage Online

POLK COUNTY, Ga. – Days after a 12-year-old girl broadcast her suicide live on a social media site; Polk County Police Chief Kenny Dodd said he can’t stop people from sharing the video online. Read more

Woman, Four Children Die In Jerusalem Apartment Fire In Possible Murder Suicide

Police and emergency personnel are investigating whether a Jerusalem apartment fire, killing a mother and her four young daughters on Derech Hebron Road in Talpiot early Sunday evening, was a murder-suicide. Read more

Teen Bullied With Fake Sex Profiles Kills Herself In Front of Family

An 18-year-old girl committed suicide in front of her family at their Texas home after what relatives say were months of relentless torment on social media. Read more

Lisa Lynn Masters, Commits Suicide In Peru

A Brooklyn actress took her own life during a modeling trip to Peru, officials said Thursday. Read more

Tiziana Cantone: Woman’s Suicide After Sex Tape Went Viral

Italy is facing calls to clamp down on online abuse and strengthen its internet privacy policies after a woman who featured in a homemade sex video shared widely online killed herself. Read more

Lotte Group Vice Chairman Hangs Himself As Criminal Probe Heats Up

One of the top executives at South Korea’s Lotte Group was found dead Friday, a suspected suicide, hours before he was to be questioned by prosecutors conducting a criminal probe into the country’s fifth-largest conglomerate. Read more

Staten Island Boy Daniel Fitzpatrick, 13, Commits Suicide After Being Bullied

BAY RIDGE, Brooklyn – In just two weeks, Daniel Fitzpatrick would have been celebrating his 14th birthday. He was set to begin a new school in the fall, and was enjoying a new football team. Read more