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Infant R"L Killed In Jerusalem Terror Attack

Infant R
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 ...
(Add your opinion  |   October 22 )

Tragedy In Rishon L'tzion: Child R"L Niftar After Falling Down Stairs In Cheder

Tragedy In Rishon L'tzion: Child R
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 ...
(Add your opinion  |   October 20 )

Petira Of Rebbitzen Esther Mindel Katz A"H; Wife Of Telzer Rosh Hayeshiva

Petira Of Rebbitzen Esther Mindel Katz A
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...
(3 opinions  |   October 14 )

Modi'in Illit Man Falls to His Death Building a Sukkah R"L

Modi'in Illit Man Falls to His Death Building a Sukkah R
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 ...
(2 opinions  |   October 07 )

6-Month-Old Infant is Niftar a Week after Being Dropped

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 ...
(3 opinions  |   September 23 )

Petira Of HaRav Yaakov Bistritz ZATZAL, Rosh Yeshiva Of Yeshiva Gedolah of Montreal

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...
(11 opinions  |   September 20 )

TRAGEDY IN MONSEY: Toddler R"L Niftar After Being Run Over By Vehicle

TRAGEDY IN MONSEY: Toddler R
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 ...
(2 opinions  |   September 20 )

Levaya Of HaRav Shlomo Perl ZATZAL

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 ...
(6 opinions  |   September 07 )

Silver Spring, MD: Rian Avraham Khalder Dies After Being Trapped Under Boulder For 2 Hours

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. ...
(1 opinions  |   September 01 )

Levaya Of Reb Berish Scharfer Z"L

Levaya Of Reb Berish Scharfer Z
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 ...
(Add your opinion  |   August 31 )

Levaya Details For HaBochur Aaron Sofer Z"L

Levaya Details For HaBochur Aaron Sofer Z
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 ...
(5 opinions  |   August 28 )

BREAKING: Body Suspected To Be Of Missing Yeshiva Student Aaron Sofer Found In Jerusalem Forest

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 ...
(17 opinions  |   August 28 )

BD"E: Mekubal Rabbi Zechariah Chomri ZT"L

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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 ...
(1 opinions  |   August 27 )

TRAGEDY IN THE CATSKILLS: 6-Year-Old Child Struck & Killed By Vehicle In Woodridge [UPDATED]

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 ...
(10 opinions  |   August 24 )

Petira Of HaRav Gershon Yankelewitz ZATZAL, Rosh Yeshiva At YU, Talmid Of The Chofetz Chaim & The Mir

Petira Of HaRav Gershon Yankelewitz ZATZAL, Rosh Yeshiva At YU, Talmid Of The Chofetz Chaim & The Mir
Yeshiva University and its affiliated Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) are saddened by the loss of longtime senior Rosh Yeshiva Rabbi Gershon Yankelewitz, who passed away on August 19. “Rabbi Yankelewitz by his nature and learning so represented both our history and our destiny,” said YU President Richard M. Joel. “For over half a century he taught his students how to learn and how to live. We will always remember him.” Born in Lubcza, Poland in 1909, Rabbi ...
(17 opinions  |   August 19 )

Swiss Police: 3 Israelis R"L Killed in Bus-Train Crash' Five Seriously Injured

Swiss Police: 3 Israelis R
Three Israelis were R"L killed and five seriously injured after the minibus they were traveling in was hit by a train in central Switzerland, police said Monday. The crash occurred near the town of Wolfenschiessen, about 50 kilometers (30 miles) south of Zurich, Nidwalden cantonal (state) police said in a statement. Nobody in the train was hurt. Swiss public broadcaster SRF reported that the minibus, with four men and four women on board, was driving alongside the train when it took a ...
(5 opinions  |   August 11 )

Incredible Story In Brazil: Woman Buying Bananas Saves Dead Jewish Man Destined For 'Study'

Incredible Story In Brazil: Woman Buying Bananas Saves Dead Jewish Man Destined For 'Study'
An Levaya was held on Monday afternoon in Sao Paulo, Brazil, but the story behind it is quite incredible. A year and a half ago in the Santa Casa of São Paulo (public hospital) an individual by the name Samuel Fishman passed away. The hospital searched for the next of kin and family. They announced his death in a newspaper for six months, and sadly, no one came to claim the body. The hospital then requested legal permission to do studies with the body in the Santa Casa, and were granted ...
(2 opinions  |   August 06 )