A Jewish group associated with the Kars4Kids charity is trying to wrest a Staten Island synagogue away from its congregation, the synagogue’s members charge.
Elie Wiesel, the venerated Holocaust survivor, novelist, journalist, human rights activist and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, died yesterday in New York after a prolonged illness.
Rav of the Kosel and Holy Sites Shmuel Rabinowitz does not have semicha according to a Galei Tzahal (Army Radio) report.
Former Gerrer Hassid Esti Weinstein who took her own life after years of estrangement from her family was laid to rest today (Tuesday) in the Yarkon Cemetery in central Israel.
Tel Aviv Family Court ruled this afternoon (Monday) that Esti Weinstein, a mother of 7 who left the Gerrer Hassidic community and religious observance several years ago, will be given a secular Jewish burial as per her request in her will.
Despite efforts by members of Zaka, Israeli police, and thousands of volunteers, the search for a missing mother of seven ended in tragedy on Sunday.
The Jewish community is once again plunged into mourning, grieving the loss of a young woman from our community who died tragically this week.
Motti Zisser, a prominent Israeli businessman, philanthropist, and member of the national-religious community, passed away overnight following a long battle with cancer.
A 28-year-old woman from Brooklyn was identified Tuesday as the person who took a fatal plunge off the George Washington Bridge, authorities said.
An 11-year-old girl died early Tuesday at a southeastern Indiana summer camp when a tree fell on her cabin during a severe storm, according to camp officials.