TRAGEDY: Elderly Man Struck And Killed By Vehicle In Lawrence, NY On Friday Night [UPDATED]
A Frum man was R"L struck and killed by a vehicle in Lawrence on Friday night while walking home from Shul.
Nassau County Police detectives tell YWN that Theodore (Teddy) Schiffman Z"L, 82 of Boca Raton, Florida was crossing the Nassau Expressway (Route 878) at the intersection of Broadway, and after reaching the center divider, was struck by a 2013 Dodge travelling in the southbound lane. The accident happened at around 5:45PM.
Rockaway/Lawrence Hatzolah transported the victim to St. ...
TRAGEDY: From Woman R'L Killed AFter Her Car Collides With Monsey Trails Bus On Viola Road [UPDATED]
A Frum woman tragically lost her life Wednesday night, after her car collided with a Monsey Trails Bus in the Town of Ramapo.
The Ramapo Police Department tells YWN in a statement that Mrs. Tziporah (Holly) Unger A"H (57) was driving on Viola Road near Ramapo High School at around 7:15PM Tuesday evening, when she collided with the bus.
According to the police investigation, for reasons unknown her vehicle suddenly left her lane and struck the bus which was stopped at the time with no ...
Levaya of Sarah Chaya Ginzberg A'H, Daughter Of HaRav Aryeh Ginzberg, Rov Of Chofetz Chaim Torah Center in Cedarhurst
YWN regrets to inform you of the petira of Sarah Chaya Ginzberg A"H (17), daughter of HaRav Aryeh and Mrs. Avigail Ginzberg, the Morah D'asra and Rebbitzen of the Chofetz Chaim Torah Center in Cedarhurst.
The Levaya will take place today (Wednesday) at 1:45PM, at Boulevard Chapel 1450 Broadway in Hewlett.
The Kevurah will take place in Eretz Yisroel on Har Hazeisim.
In consultation with Gedolei Haposkim, the Ufruf of their son will take place this Shabbos as planned, as well as the ...
Petira Of Rebitzen Sarah Schustal A'H [UPDATED]
YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Rebbitzen Sarah Schustal A"H, the wife of Hagon HaRav Simcha Schustal ZATZAL, Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshiva Bais Binyomin of Stamford,
Rebbitzen Schustal, who was a daughter of the Mattisdorfer Rov ZATZAL, leaves behind a fanily of Gedolim:
Hagon HaRav Shlomo Feivel Schustal, Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshiva Na'os Yaakov, Hagon HaRav Dovid Schustal, Rosh Yeshiva of Lakewoods BMG, Hagon HaRav Tovia Schustal, Rosh Yeshiva at Yeshivat Ateret Torah in ...
BDE: IDF Soldier Ziv Mizrachi HY'D Was Victim Of Palestinian Terror At Gas Station on Route 443
The soldier who was fatally stabbed by an Arab terrorist at the Dor Alon gas station on Route 443 on Monday has been identified as Pvt. Nir Mizrachi HY"D, 18, from Givat Ze'ev.
Three other persons were wounded in the attack, not two as was originally reported. B'chasdei Hashem their injuries are not life-threatening and they are all reported in stable condition.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)
BDE: Grodna Rosh Yeshiva, HaGaon HaRav Dov Tzvi Karelenstein ZATZAL
Baruch Dayan HaEmmes: The Grodna Rosh Yeshiva, HaGaon HaRav Dov Tzvi Karelenstein ZT”L, 81, was niftar a short time ago, Wednesday, 29 Cheshvan. He was 81-years-old.
The rosh yeshiva was hospitalized as his condition deteriorated of late, and was Niftar in Barzilai Hospital in Ashkelon.
The Levaya will be held at the Grodna Yeshiva in Ashdod, and proceed to Har HaMenuchos in Yerushalayim.
Levaya details to be announced.
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Levaya Of Rebbetzin Tzirel Kamenetzky A"H
YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Rebbitzen Tzirel Kamenetzky A"H, wife of HaRav Binyamin Kamenetzky Shlita, Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshiva Toras Chaim of South Shore. Rebbitzen Kamenetzky was one of children of the Ostrove-Kalushiner Rebbe in the Bronx, HaRav Pinchus Eliyahu Spiegel ZATZAL. Her husband, HaRav Binyomin Kamenetzky is the oldest son of Hagon HaRav Yaakov Kamenetzky ZATZAL.
Her children are, Rebbetzin Surrie Knobel, Rebbetzin Esther Wilhelm, Rebbetzin Shani Lefkowitz, ...
BDE HaGaon Harav Chai Yomam Abarjil
Baruch Dayan HaEmmes: HaGaon HaRav Chai Yoram Abarjil ZT”L, 58, was niftar over Shabbos. The rav, who was the leader of the Netivot chareidi tzibur, was hospitalized during recent weeks as his condition continued to deteriorate.
The levaya will take place on motzei Shabbos at 22:30. Negev Police District Commander Amnon Alkalai reports a large number of police will be on hand to provide security.
The levaya will begin at the rav’s beis medrash at 1 Ben Ish Chai Street in ...
Avreich Injured from a Fall While Building a Sukka is Niftar
Baruch Dayan Emmes: Avreich R’ Avraham Yeshayahu Bornstein z”l was niftar over yomtov. R’ Avraham fell while constructing a sukka on motzei Yom Kippur and was hospitalized in very serious condition.
His condition worsened during Simchas Torah and he was niftar with his family around his bed.
The niftar was 25-years-old, born in Yerushalayim to Rav Yaakov Bornstein, a rebbe in Yeshiva Tiferes Yaakov. Since his chasenah he was living in Maalot Daphne and learning in a Mir ...
TRAGEDY IN JERUSALEM: Couple R"L Killed From Gas Leak On Panim Meiros Street
Baruch Dayan Emmes: Emergency services were summoned on Tuesday morning 24 Elul to 14 Panim Meiros Street in the Romeima neighborhood due to a “strong smell of cooking gas”. Magen David Adom reports the dispatcher received the first call at 8:04 AM, dispatching EMTs and paramedics. When they finally entered the apartment from which the odor was emanating, they found two lifeless bodies, a man and a women in their fifties.
Ichud Hatzalah received calls for a couple unconscious in their ...