Second Ammunition Hill Terror Attack Victim Dies of Injuries
Officials in Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital report that 22-year-old K.Y. HY”D, from Ecuador, who was gravely injured in the Ammunition Hill Jerusalem light rail station terror attack, has died of her massive injuries. ‘K’ became the second fatality in the attack. Three month-old Chaya Zisel Braun HY”D died shortly after the attack due to her massive injuries. The family of the nifteres has requested to refrain from publishing her name.
The hospital reports ‘K’ was niftar on Sunday ...
BDE: Avreich From Rechovot Niftar One Day Before Son's Bris R"L
Avreich R’ Yitzchak Ariel Z”L, 45, of Rehovot, was niftar on Shabbos, the day before his son’s bris. He is survived by a wife and six children, the youngest born last Sunday.
The niftar was diagnosed with a difficult illness last month. On Shabbos morning he went into cardiac arrest. He was transported to Kaplan Hospital in Rehovot but doctors were unable to resuscitate him.
A number of friends visited with him erev Shabbos and explain he appeared fine.
(YWN – Israel Desk, ...
Tragedy in Bnei Brak: Youth Killed in Rollerblades Mishap
A youth traveling on rollerblades slammed into a parked vehicle and was killed. The tragedy occurred on Chazon Ish Street on Bnei Brak on Thursday 29 Tishrei. A police official stated “It was a needless death that could have been avoided”.
The fatal incident occurred at the corner of Chazon Ish and Ezra Street as numerous horrified pedestrians witnessed the tragic occurrence R”L. Many believed at firth that the youth was not seriously injured but in a matter of seconds it became ...
Infant R"L Killed In Jerusalem Terror Attack
Baruch Dayan Emmes: It is being reported that a 3-month-old infant has died in the hospital of massive injuries, becoming the first fatality in this apparent terror attack which occurred on Wednesday afternoon.
It is also being reported the vehicle used to strike the pedestrians is registered to an Arab resident of the eastern capital. Unconfirmed reports state the driver is a resident of Silwan.
No further information about the fatality has been released.
Boruch Dayan ...
Tragedy In Rishon L'tzion: Child R"L Niftar After Falling Down Stairs In Cheder
A 12-year-old boy who fell down a flight of stairs in a talmid torah on Achim Suleiman Street in Rishon L’Tzion was R"L Niftar. According to the Ichud (United) Hatzalah report, the youth was found in traumatic arrest and was transported in a Magen David Adom paramedic unit to Assaf HaRofeh as resuscitation efforts continued.
Ichud officials report the first on the scene were told the child had fallen down the stairs. They immediately began CPR as they awaited a paramedic response to begin ...
Petira Of Rebbitzen Esther Mindel Katz A"H; Wife Of Telzer Rosh Hayeshiva
YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Rebbetzin Esther Mindel Katz A"H, wife of Hagaon Harav Chaim Mordechai Katz ZATZAL, Rosh Hayeshiva of Yeshivas Telz in Cleveland.
She was nifteres on Tuesday afternoon at the age of 101.
The Levaya details will be published when available.
Boruch Dayan HaEmmes...
Modi'in Illit Man Falls to His Death Building a Sukkah R"L
A tragedy occurred R”L on Monday night the eve of 13 Tishrei as a man fell to his death from a sixth floor while construction his sukka. Yosef Shlomo Shenkar z”l, 43, fell to his death apparently after losing his balance while working on his balcony.
The tragedy occurred at about 21:30 as Magen David Adom Ayalon District received the call. MDA responded along with Ichud Hatzalah, receiving a report of an unconscious male on Shagas Aryeh Street as a result of a fall from an apartment ...
6-Month-Old Infant is Niftar a Week after Being Dropped
BD”E: A week after being dropped by an older brother, a six-month-old chareidi toddler was niftar. The tragedy occurred on Rabbi Yehuda Tzadka Street in the Cheftziba neighborhood of Beit Shemesh.
The child fell from his brothers arms down steps. He has since been fighting for his life but he was niftar during the night (Mon-Tue) 27 Elul. The child was treated on the scene by EMTs and paramedics from Ichud Hatzalah and Magen David Adom, transported to a trauma center where his condition ...
Petira Of HaRav Yaakov Bistritz ZATZAL, Rosh Yeshiva Of Yeshiva Gedolah of Montreal
YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of HaRav Yaakov Bistritz ZATZAL, the Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshiva Gedolah of Montreal, who was Niftar over Shabbos.
He is survived by his wife and many children and grandchildren.
The Levaya will be held tonight at 10:45PM at Bais Hamedrash of Yeshiva Gedolah Merkaz Hatorah Tiferes Mordechai.
Additional details to follow.
Boruch Dayan Emmes...
TRAGEDY IN MONSEY: Toddler R"L Niftar After Being Run Over By Vehicle
YWN regrets to inform you of the tragic Petira of Tova Fraidel Danzinger A"H of Chestnut Ridge, who was Niftar on Shabbos morning from injuries sustained in a terrible accident on Friday, when a vehicle struck her on Becketts Court.
Levaya details were not available.
Boruch Dayan Emmes...
POSTED FRIDAY AFTERNOON: A toddler was R"L critically injured after being struck by a vehicle, Friday afternoon.
A spokesperson for the Ramapo Police Department tells YWN that they received ...
Levaya Of HaRav Shlomo Perl ZATZAL
YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of HaRav Shlomo Pearl ZATZAL of Flatbush.
Rav Pearl was known for the countless Halacha Shiurim he delivered in Flatbush and other areas, with thousands of people downloading them from many online Torah websites which offer Shiurim. He was a tremendous Baki in Halacha, which was evident to anyone listening to his Shiurim. Yet, despite his massive Hasmada, and tremendous Yiras Shomayim, Rav Pearl was an simple person and one could never tell they were ...
Silver Spring, MD: Rian Avraham Khalder Dies After Being Trapped Under Boulder For 2 Hours
A Silver Spring, Maryland, man died Sunday afternoon when rocks -- including one large boulder -- gave way on a trail along the Potomac River.
Rian Avraham Khalder, 25, ended up trapped for more than two hours under a boulder, officials say.
Khalder had been hiking with his 14-year-old brother and had been rock climbing on an island near the Angler Inn boat ramp when the rocks gave way and he fell, Montgomery County police say.
Montgomery County Fire and Rescue responded at 4:38 p.m. ...
Levaya Of Reb Berish Scharfer Z"L
YWN regrets to inform you of the Petirah of Reb Berish Scharfer Z"L, long term resident of Monsey, and Mispallel of Bais Medrosh Elyon.
Reb Berish grew up in the Monsey community and was a talmid of Reb Levi Krupenia ZT”L in the Kaminitzer Yeshiva in Woodridge, New York. After his chasunah to his choshuva wife Etti (nee Wiesner) he spent several years in the Kollel in Woodridge, and subsequently in the Kollel at Bais Medrosh Elyon, where he forged a very close relationship with the Rosh ...
Levaya Details For HaBochur Aaron Sofer Z"L
The Levaya for Aaron Sofer Z"L will take place on Friday morning at 10:00 AM (Israel time) in Rav Tzvi Kaplan's Yeshiva in Yerushalayim. The kevura is scheduled to take place around 12:30 PM in the Eitz Chaim cemetery near Beit Shemesh, in the Lakewood Chelka.
There will be a live telephone hook-up during the levaya. The access number is:
- In Israel: 076-599-0060, then enter 289957#.
- In USA: (605) 562-3131, then enter 289957#.
An additional hookup:
The conference number which is ...
BREAKING: Body Suspected To Be Of Missing Yeshiva Student Aaron Sofer Found In Jerusalem Forest
A body thought to be that of missing Yeshiva student Aaron Sofer was just found in the Jerusalem Forest - the same forest where Aaron was reported to have gone missing last Friday while hiking.
The body has been taken by Zaka and police for further examination and to determine the exact cause of death. It seems that he fell off a cliff while trying to navigate his way out of the forest and that his death was caused by dehydration. There are no signs of violence apparent on his body that ...
BD"E: Mekubal Rabbi Zechariah Chomri ZT"L
Leading Mekubal in the Yemenite community Rabbi Zechariah Chomri ZT”L was niftar in Rishon L’Tzion at the age of 106. The niftar was viewed as an expert in interpreting ancient kabala and medical seforim. He was among the talmidim of Mekubal Rabbi Chaim Yechyi Sinvani of Yahud. The rav was niftar during the night of 2 Rosh Chodesh Elul.
Known as the "המורי חומרי", many sought his advice regarding ancient texts that remain a mystery for most today. He was also sought out by ...
TRAGEDY IN THE CATSKILLS: 6-Year-Old Child Struck & Killed By Vehicle In Woodridge [UPDATED]
Tragedy has R"L struck the Catskills on Sunday afternoon, when a 6-year-old girl was struck and killed by a vehicle in the town of Woodridge. As YWN Catskills had reported earlier, the child was struck by a vehicle in front of Village Park Bungalow Colony on Tabaczynski Road around 3:00PM.
Catskills Hatzolah rushed to the scene and did everything they could to save the child's life. Unfortunately, she was Niftar shortly after arriving at Catskill Regional Medical Center (Harris ...