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Herman Wouk, legendary writer of Jewish sagas and history, dies at age 103

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Herman Wouk died on May 17, just 10 days before his 104th birthday. His literary agent, Amy Rennert, said he passed away in his sleep at his home in Palm Springs, Calif.,...

April 15th: Writer Warren Adler Author of “The war of the Roses” dies at...

The American playwright and poet Warren Adler, author of about 50 novels, including "The war of the Roses", whose film adaptation was directed by Danny DeVito, died at age 91. His son, David, was the...
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In memory of Danny Ben-Israel

On March 11, the world lost someone who was very special, who made a mark and touched people with his voice, as a singer, a humorist and writer. Born in Tel Aviv in 1944,...
Sitting from left to right: Mayor of Bnei Brak Rabbi Yaakov Asher, U.S. Ambassador James B. Cunningham, Rabbi Aaron D. Davis, Bnei Brak Chief Rabbi Moshe Landau and Rabbi Menachem Mendel Safran, Feb. 23, 2010. Credit: Matty Stern/U.S. Embassy Tel Aviv/Flash90.

Chief Rabbi of Bnei Brak, Rabbi Moshe Yehuda Leib Landau, passes away at 84

Chief rabbi of the ultra-Orthodox city of Bnei Brak, Rabbi Moshe Yehuda Leib Landau, passed away on March 30 at the age of 84. Landau served in his position for 32 years and operated a...

Don Diamond leaving priceless legacy passes at 91

Don Diamond, Tucson’s largest local land developer and philanthropist passed away Monday at the age of 91, leaving behind a priceless legacy in Pima County. Diamond is survived by his eldest daughter Jennifer Diamond, ordained...
Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein

Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, staunch promoter of ties between Jews and Christians, dies at 67

Israeli American Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, whose life goal was to promote a dialogue between Jews and Christians, died on Wednesday at the age of 67 from sudden heart failure. Born in New York City, he...
Former Israeli Minister of Defense and Minister of Foreign Affairs Moshe Arens in his home in Savyon on July 28, 2016. Photo by Miriam Alster/Flash90.

Moshe Arens, right-wing political figure and three-time Defense Minister, dies

Former Israeli defense minister and mentor of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Moshe Arens, passed away on Monday at the age of 93. Arens’s family managed to escape the Holocaust by moving from Lithuania to...
Jewish-German author Edgar Hilsenrath, who wrote a best-selling fictional account of the Holocaust from the viewpoint of a Nazi, died on Dec. 30, 2018. He was 92 years old. Credit: Georges Seguin/Wikimedia Commons.

Jewish-German author Edgar Hilsenrath dies at age 92

Jewish-German author Edgar Hilsenrath, who wrote a best-selling fictional account of the Holocaust from the viewpoint of a Nazi, died on Dec. 30 from pneumonia at the age of 92, the German news agency...
The late Israeli author Amos Oz. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

World-Renowned Israeli Literary Figure Amos Oz Dies at Age 79

Israeli author and intellectual Amos Oz died on Friday at the age of 79. “My beloved father, Amos Oz, a wonderful family man, an author, a man of peace and moderation, died today peacefully after...
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Stan Lee, Marvel Comics’ Real-Life Superhero, Dies at 95

Stan Lee, the legendary writer, editor and publisher of Marvel Comics whose fantabulous but flawed creations made him a real-life superhero to comic book lovers everywhere, has died. He was 95. Lee, who began in...

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