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Petira Of Rebbitzen Fruma Elyashiv A"H, Wife Of HaRav Shlomo Elyashiv Shlita

Petira Of Rebbitzen Fruma Elyashiv A
Rebbitzen Fruma Elyashiv A"H was niftar in Yerushalayim on Sunday night the eve of 2 Kislev at the age of 78. The nifteres was the wife of Rav Shlomo Elyashiv Shlita, the eldest child of HaGaon HaRav Yosef Sholom Elyashiv ZT”L ZY”A. The nifteres was born in Yerushalayim in in 5696 on 12 Sivan to HaGaon HaRav Tanchum Dunin of Haifa. She stood at the side of her husband Rav Shlomo, who is in need of Rachmei Shomayim. Family members explain she was routinely moser nefesh for acts of ...
(Add your opinion  |   November 24 )

Baruch Dayan Emmes: HaRav Eliyahu Zalmanovich ZT"L

Baruch Dayan Emmes: HaRav Eliyahu Zalmanovich ZT
HaGaon HaRav Eliyahu Zalmanovich ZT”L was niftar in Laniado Hospital on Monday 2 Kislev at the age of 68. He was a son of the former Chief Rabbi of Akko Rabbi Yisrael Aryeh ZT”L, known as the elder in the Sanz Chassidic court. He was married to a daughter of the Rebi Baruch of Gerlitz and lived in Shikun 5 in Bnei Brak, where he served as a rosh kollel for a Sanzer kollel of avreichim. He took ill a number of months ago and on Monday, his condition took a sharp turn for the worse. He ...
(Add your opinion  |   November 24 )

Baruch Dayan Emmes: HaGaon HaRav Yitzchok Bernstein ZT"L; Rosh Yeshivas Knesses Chizkiyahu

Baruch Dayan Emmes: HaGaon HaRav Yitzchok Bernstein ZT
Mourning spread through the Torah community on motzei Shabbos Rosh Chodesh Kislev upon hearing of the petira of HaGaon HaRav Yitzchok Bernstein ZT”L, Rosh Yeshivas Knesses Chizkiyahu in Kfar Chasidim and a well-known marbitz Torah for some 50 years. The niftar was 79. The levaya began on Sunday morning at 11:00am at the yeshiva. (YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)
(3 opinions  |   November 23 )

Har Nof Terror Victim HaRav Moshe Twersky HY"D - Grandson Of Hagon HaRav Yoshe Ber Solovechik ZT"L

Har Nof Terror Victim HaRav Moshe Twersky HY
HaRav Moshe Twersky HY”D, 60, was a steady participant in the minyan for the past seven years or so. He was Rosh Kollel Yeshivas Toras Moshe. The levaya will begin at 14:00 from Yeshivas Beis HaTalmud to Har Menuchos. He was a grandson of Rav Yoshe Ber Solovechik ZT”L and a son-in-law of Rav Abba Berman ZT”L. The rabbi was a US citizen. He is survived by Rebbetzin Bashy, who is a prominent teacher in Hadar seminary, and their five children - three sons and two daughters - aged 23-33, ...
(1 opinions  |   November 18 )

Har Nof Terror Victim Rav Aryeh Kupinsky HY”D

Har Nof Terror Victim Rav Aryeh Kupinsky HY”D
Rabbi Aryeh Kupinsky HY"D, 43, was a US citizen too. He was a regular at the minyan where the attack occurred. The family has known tragedy as Rav Aryeh’s 13-year-old daughter, Chaya Chana was niftar 3 years ago in her sleep. Rav Aryeh was known as a man of chessed and ran a gemach. He was known to never refuse anyone seeking assistance in any form, always seeking ways to assist others. His oldest son learns in Yeshiva Gaon Yaakov in Bnei Brak, headed by Maran HaGaon HaRav Aaron Yehuda Leib ...
(4 opinions  |   November 18 )

Har Nof Terror Victim Rav Kalman Ze'ev Levine HY"D

Har Nof Terror Victim Rav Kalman Ze'ev Levine HY
Rabbi Kalman Ze’ev Levine HY"D, 55, was born in the United States. After getting married he devoted his time to kollel in Har Nof. Relatives describe him as one who was always happy and upbeat. He was makpid to be mesamayach chosson and kallah when he attended weddings. His family was dear to his heart and he made a point of participating in all family events. Rav Kalman attended the Lev Avraham Kollel in Meah Shearim and the evening kollel in the shul, Kehillas Bnei Torah. He was known ...
(2 opinions  |   November 18 )

Har Nof Terror Victim R' Avraham Goldberg HY"D

Har Nof Terror Victim R' Avraham Goldberg HY
Rabbi Avraham Goldberg HY"D, 68, was born in Britain. He made aliyah in 1991. He usually was makpid to daven neitz and he was among those in the shul when the attack occurred. He was an educational advisor in the chareidi community. Friends explain he was committed to the time he dedicated to limud, and always exerted himself to advance in his comprehension of his limud. He is survived by his wife and six children. ה’ ינקם דמם (YWN Israel Desk - Jerusalem)
(1 opinions  |   November 18 )

Five Crib Deaths in Eretz Yisrael in the Period of a Week R"L

Five Crib Deaths in Eretz Yisrael in the Period of a Week R
A 1-year-old in Upper Nazareth, a 5-day-old in Shomron, a 4-month-old in Rahat and a 9-month old and a 1-year-old in Bnei Brak were all found lifeless in their cribs in the period of a week in Israel R”L. Health officials in Israel report 45 crib deaths so far this year (2014). The baby in Upper Nazareth was found lifeless on last Sunday morning at 5AM, 16 Marcheshvan. A 5-day-old child was found lifeless in a crib in a community in Shomron on Tuesday, 18 Marcheshvan. The following day a ...
(2 opinions  |   November 17 )

Petira Of HaRav Yaakov Katz ZTL; Rosh Yeshiva In Kfar Chabad

Petira Of HaRav Yaakov Katz ZTL; Rosh Yeshiva In Kfar Chabad
HaGaon HaRav Yaakov Dovid HaKohen Katz ZT”L, Rosh Yeshiva of the main Chabad Yeshiva in Kfar Chabad and an elder among Chabad roshei yeshiva in Eretz Yisrael was niftar. The rav, who was 83, was involved in chinuch in Kfar Chabad for some fifty years. The rav’s shiurim in Shas traveled the world including Russia, France, Australia and Argentina, and he was known for his vast knowledge in both the nigla and nistar. The rav was an outspoken opponent of any reform regarding efforts to draft ...
(1 opinions  |   November 16 )

VIDEO: Terror Victim Dalia Lemkus HY"D

VIDEO: Terror Victim Dalia Lemkus HY
[VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Dalia Lemkus, 26, of Tekoa was stabbed to death at a bus stop near the entrance to Alon Shvut on Monday 17 Marcheshvan 5775. At about 4:30 pm, an Arab terrorist aimed his minivan at a bus stop near the entrance to Alon Shvut. When his car struck a cement post placed to prevent such attacks, the terrorist stepped out of the car, stabbing and killing Dalia Lemkus, 26, of Tekoa. Dalia worked as an occupational therapist in kindergartens in Kiryat Gat and loved ...
(2 opinions  |   November 11 )

Terror Victim IDF Sgt. Almog Shiloni HY"D

Terror Victim IDF Sgt. Almog Shiloni HY
Sgt. Almog Shiloni, 20, of Modi'in was stabbed to death by an Arab terrorist at Tel Aviv's Haganah train station on Monday 17 Marcheshvan 5775. Sgt. Almog Shiloni, returning from leave to his army base, was critically wounded after being stabbed multiple times in a terror attack at Tel Aviv’s Haganah train station on Monday afternoon after a struggle with an Arab who attempted to grab his weapon. He was transported in critical condition to the Tel Hashomer Hospital where he later died of ...
(2 opinions  |   November 11 )

BDE: Border Policeman Gravely Wounded in Tel Aviv Terror Attack is Niftar

BDE: Border Policeman Gravely Wounded in Tel Aviv Terror Attack is Niftar
Border policeman Almog Yissocher Shiloni HY”D, 20, of Modi’in, was niftar a short time ago in Tel Hashomer Hospital. Almog was stabbed a number of times in the terror attack near the Haganah Street train station in Tel Aviv earlier today, Monday, 17 Marcheshvan. Levaya details to be announced. (YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)
(3 opinions  |   November 10 )

Levaya Details For 25-Year-Old Terror Victim Dalia Lamkus HY"D, From Tekoa

Levaya Details For 25-Year-Old Terror Victim Dalia Lamkus HY
The woman killed in terror attack near Alon Shvut in Gush Etzion was identified as Dalia Lamkus HY"D, 25, from Tekoa. She was lightly injured in a stabbing terror attack about seven years earlier. The levaya is scheduled to take place on tuesday morning 18 Marcheshvan at 10:00 in Tekoa, where the victim and her family have lived for the past 15 years. (YWN Israel Desk - Jerusalem)
(6 opinions  |   November 10 )

BDE: Haifa Chief Rabbi Shlomo Shalush ZT"L

BDE: Haifa Chief Rabbi Shlomo Shalush ZT
Chief Sephardi Rabbi of Haifa Rabbi Shlomo Shalush ZT”L, 74, was niftar on Wednesday morning 12 Marcheshvan. The rav was admitted to Carmel Hospital last week in serious condition. The rav studied in Yeshivas Chevron where he received semicha. He later received semicha for dayanus from Maran HaGaon HaRav Ovadia Yosef ZT”L. He then served as a rav of a shul in the Kiryat Yovel neighborhood of Yerushalayim as well as a rebbe in Yeshivas Kol HaKotel. In 5736 he was appointed as a dayan ...
(Add your opinion  |   November 05 )

BD"E: Mashgiach Kashrus is Niftar After Being Hit by a Bus in Petach Tikvah

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Mashgiach kashrus Rav Alexander Zelfreind z”l, 64, was niftar during the night in Beilinson Hospital after being struck by a bus in Petach Tikvah on Monday 10 Marcheshvan. The niftar was a mashgiach for Rabbi Yehuda Leib Landau Shlita of Bnei Brak. Rav Zelfreind finished his day’s work in an area restaurant and was returning home. He was in a crosswalk on Jabotinsky Street in Petach Tikvah when a bus struck him. He sustained a grave head injury. The incident occurred shortly after 18:00 ...
(1 opinions  |   November 04 )

Second Ammunition Hill Terror Attack Victim Dies of Injuries

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 ...
(13 opinions  |   October 26 )

BDE: Avreich From Rechovot Niftar One Day Before Son's Bris R"L

BDE: Avreich From Rechovot Niftar One Day Before Son's Bris R
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, ...
(2 opinions  |   October 26 )