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 ...
BDE: Ashkelon Chief Rabbi Rav Yosef Chaim Blau ZT"L
The Chief Rabbi of Ashkelon HaGaon HaRav Yosef Chaim Blau ZT”L was niftar in the hospital on Monday, 23 Elul about a month after the petira of his rebbetzin Odel Hadassah a”h.
The rav’s condition deteriorated significantly in recent weeks. He was 81-years-old and admitted to Barzilai Hospital in serious condition of late.
The rav was known to be an outstanding talmid chacham and known for his keen ability to speak with each person on his/her own level.
(YWN – Israel Desk, ...
Chareidi Child Killed in an MVA in Bayit Vegan
Two chareidi children from the same family were injured, struck by a car as they rode their bicycles into the street from between two cars on Sunday, 22 Elul. Sadly, the 4-year-old sustained grave injuries and was Niftar shortly after.
The 4-year-old, David Sofer z”l, was killed on Sunday afternoon in the Bayit Vegan neighborhood of Yerushalayim. He and his brother Yitzchak Shalom went into the street and were struck by a passing car on Shaare Torah Street. Yitzchak sustained only light ...
BDE: Former Prisoner of Zion Mark Dimshitz
Former Prisoner of Zion Mark Dimshitz z”l was niftar at the age of 88. He was a Prisoner of Zion, a refusnik, one of the leading figures in the struggle of Soviet Jewry to immigrate to Israel.
Dimshitz, a Jewish pilot, was a leading player in 1970 hijacking conspiracy which became known as Operation Wedding. The 16 refusniks taking part planned to fly a plane from the USSR to the West on June 15, 1970. They hoped to escape the USSR and make their way to Israel. Their unsuccessful attempt ...
Tragedy In Bnei Brak: Man Falls to his Death on Rabbi Akiva Street
A chareidi man in his 30s man fell from an apartment building on Bnei Brak’s Rabbi Akiva Street at the corner of Kalish Street on Monday morning 9 Elul. While EMS personnel were on the scene immediately, beginning CPR, the man was pronounced dead at the scene. He sustained a fatal head injury.
He was identified as R' Shmuel Abba Deutsch Z"L, a member of the Satmar community.
He leaves behind a wife and two children, R"L.
Zaka was summoned to ensure kovod hameis.
(YWN – ...
40-Year-Old Avreich Bike Rider Struck And Killed by a Vehicle in Israel
A 40-year-old bike rider, an avreich, was R”L killed when struck by a car on Tuesday evening 3 Elul near Be’erot Yitzchak. Ichud Hatzalah reports responders from the Petach Tikvah branch worked to resuscitate the victim but he was pronounced dead following prolonged CPR.
Ichud Hatzalah paramedic Avi Marcus explains when he arrived the victim was already unconscious and in cardiac arrest.
The victims name was unavailable.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem/Photos: News 24)
Tragedy Strikes Gerrer Community of Kiryat Gat - 3 Year old Child Niftar From Head Injury
Tragedy has hit the Gerrer Chassidic Court in Kiryat Gat. A three-year-old boy, Simcha Bunim Carmel z”l, who fell over the weekend and sustained a serious head injury, was R"L niftar. The child was a son to Rav Yisrael Carmel, a prominent member of the Gerrer community in Kiryat Gat and a son-in-law to HaRav HaChossid Shimon Yosef Rosenberg of Kiryat Herzog in Bnei Brak.
The incident occurred on erev Shabbos 30 Menachem Av when the child fell from a couch. Family members explained it ...
BDE: Chief Rabbi of Bat Yam Rabbi Yosef Bar-Shalom
Baruch Dayan Emmes: Bat Yam’s Chief Rabbi was niftar after a prolonged period of hospitalization in Mayanei HaYeshua Hospital in Bnei Brak.
Hospital officials on 2 Rosh Chodesh Elul announce that HaGaon HaRav Yosef Bar-Shalom ZT”L was niftar after a long illness. The rav’s condition deteriorated of late, and he was niftar on Sunday morning.
Maran HaGaon HaRav Ovadia Yosef ZT”L appointed Rav Bar-Shalom to the position after HaGaon HaRav Eliyahu Bakshi-Doron Shlita left Bat Yam to ...