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Petira Of Terror Shooting Victim Malachi Moshe Rosenfeld

Petira Of Terror Shooting Victim Malachi Moshe Rosenfeld
Malachi Moshe Rosenfeld, who was seriously wounded at a drive-by shooting attack on Monday night, has R"L succumbed to his wounds at the Shaare Tzedek Medical Center in Jerusalem. He was 25-years-old. According to information released, it appears that the vehicle he was travelling in was ambushed by a passing vehicle with Palestinian plates on the Alon Road near Shvut Rachel at around 11:00PM Monday night. His three friends, with him in the car, were also wounded in the ...
(1 opinions  |   June 30 )

Petira Of Longtime Williamsburg Hatzolah Member R' Chaim Yaakov Zupnick Z"L

Petira Of Longtime Williamsburg Hatzolah Member R' Chaim Yaakov Zupnick Z
YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of R' Chaim Yaakov Zupnick Z"L. R' Chaim Yaakov was a longtime member of Williamsburg Hatzolah - also known by his Hatzolah Unit number "W34" - and a well-known Baal Chesed in the Williamsburg community. He was Niftar this morning after an illness. The Levaya will take place at 4:00PM in front of the Nitra Shul located at 161 Rodney Street. Boruch Dayan HaEmmes...
(Add your opinion  |   June 30 )

Rav Yekutiel Rapp, Long-Time Educator R"L Killed In Car Accident In Crown Heights

Rav Yekutiel Rapp, Long-Time Educator R
[Via COL] Rabbi Yekutiel Rapp, a long-time educator, and one of the most spirited activists to the safety and security of Israel, was killed in a fatal car accident on Monday, 12 Tammuz 5775. He was 66. He was standing with his wife on Empire Boulevard, near his home on Balfour Place in Crown Heights, when a livery cab driver drove into Rabbi Rapp. He was rushed to the Kings County Hospital Center in East Flatbush but passed away on the way from cardiac arrest. He was born on 9 Av ...
(6 opinions  |   June 30 )

BDE: HaRav Shmuel Meir Gelber ZATZAL

BDE: HaRav Shmuel Meir Gelber ZATZAL
Baruch Dayan HaEmmes: Rav Shmuel Meir Gelber z”l, one of the prominent talmidim of HaGaon HaRav Shmuel Halevy Wosner ZT”L was niftar in Bnei Brak during the night (Thursday to Friday) of 2 Tammuz. He began studying together with the late posek hador at the age of 10 and throughout the years the connection between them increased as Rav Gelber became an integral aspect of the late Gadol Hador’s life. The niftar arrived in Eretz Yisrael after the Holocaust together with his rebitzen and ...
(2 opinions  |   June 19 )

Tragedy in Yerushalayim: 44-Year-Old Avreich is Suddenly Niftar

Tragedy in Yerushalayim: 44-Year-Old Avreich is Suddenly Niftar
Avreich R’ Gil Arieli z”l, in his 40s, was niftar on Tuesday morning 22 Sivan. The niftar lived in the Ramat Eshkol neighborhood of the capital and was a member of the Ateres Shlomo Kollel. EMS units were summoned to Ramat Eshkol after the avreich complained of chest pain at about 5:30 Tuesday morning. His condition deteriorated rapidly. EMS personnel began life-saving efforts after he went into cardiac arrest. At some point the physician present pronounced him dead on the scene. The ...
(2 opinions  |   June 09 )

TRAGEDY IN MANCHESTER: Person Killed After Car Explodes In Prestwich

TRAGEDY IN MANCHESTER: Person Killed After Car Explodes In Prestwich
A person was R"L killed on Thursday, after the vehicle they were in exploded into a fireball in the Prestwich area of Manchester. According to local reports, the vehicle was on Castle Hill Road when it exploded on Castle Hill Road near Bury Old Road. Emergency personnel rushed to the scene after receiving multiple calls reporting the vehicle on fire. Police release released a statement sa short while ago confirming they were called to Castle Hill Road just after 3:00PM. A ...
(6 opinions  |   June 04 )

Petira Of Oldest Son of Vishnitz Rebbe of Monsey - HaRav Pinchas Shalom Hager ZATZAL

Petira Of Oldest Son of Vishnitz Rebbe of Monsey - HaRav Pinchas Shalom Hager ZATZAL
YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of HaRav Pinchas Shalom Hager ZATZAL, the oldest son of the Vishnitz Rebbe of Monsey Shlita. He was 67 years old. Rav Pinchas Shalom served as the Rov of the Vishnitz Monsey Kehilla in Boro Park, and ran the Kollelim, Yeshivos, and girls schools. He served as the Mesader Kedushin for just about every Vishnitzer Chasunah, and was deeply involved in the lives of the Mishpachos of the Vishnitz Monsey Kehilla. Last month Rav Pinchas Shalom went to Mount ...
(3 opinions  |   June 04 )

Tragedy: Yeshiva Bochur Drowns In Beit Zayit

Tragedy: Yeshiva Bochur Drowns In Beit Zayit
After a number of hours of searching, the body of a talmid yeshiva who was swimming in Beit Zayit was recovered. A large police force accompanied by the IAF’s elite 669 Airborne search & rescue, fire department, Magen David Adom, Zaka and Ichud Hatzalah were involved the search for the talmid. A friend told authorities that he went swimming and he feared that he drowned in the muddy area. The search went on for a number of hours and then the lifeless body was R"L found. Ichud ...
(1 opinions  |   May 28 )

Australia: Jewish Doctor, Father Of Four Struck And Killed By Truck While Biking

Australia: Jewish Doctor, Father Of Four Struck And Killed By Truck While Biking
A father-of-four was R"L killed while cycling in Sydney’s eastern suburbs early Thursday morning, AJN reports. Henri Sueke Z"L, a doctor who had recently arrived to Australia from the UK with his young family, died after a collision involving a truck at Rose Bay. He was 36. AJN reports that at around 7:45AM local time, emergency services were called to New South Head Road where Dr Sueke was trapped under the vehicle’s trailer near the intersection of Kent Road. NSW Ambulance ...
(1 opinions  |   May 28 )

Levaya Of Longtime Hatzolah Paramedic Binyom Greenspan Z"L To Be Held At Boro Park Hatzolah Garage Today

Levaya Of Longtime Hatzolah Paramedic Binyom Greenspan Z
YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of longtime Hatzolah member R' Binyomin Greenspan, known to many by his Hatzolah Unit ID "RV-6". As YWN reported, R' Binyomin suffered a cardiac arrest three weeks ago on Motzei Shabbos and was transported to Maimonides Hospital, where he remained in critical condition until his Petira over Shavuos. R' Binyomin was a Hatzolah member and Paramedic for the past 30 years, saving countless lives. He lived in Boro Park, and was a teacher for many years ...
(9 opinions  |   May 26 )

Bnei Brak: Fatal Drowning in a Mikvah

Bnei Brak: Fatal Drowning in a Mikvah
Ichud Hatzalah reported on Thursday morning 3 Sivan that a young man in his 20s drowned in a Bnei Brak mikvah on Breuer Street. When EMTs arrived on the scene they began CPR. Ichud EMT Yair Amar explained “When I arrived on the scene, the young man was in cardiac arrest after he was found lifeless and pulled from the mikvah. We began CPR along with Magen David Adom paramedics and he was transported to Beilinson Hospital where doctors pronounced him dead”. Police are investigating the ...
(1 opinions  |   May 21 )

Levaya For Justin Zemser KIlled In Amtrak Crash WIll Be Friday Morning

Levaya For Justin Zemser KIlled In Amtrak Crash WIll Be Friday Morning
The Levaya for United States Naval Academy Midshipman Justin (Avraham Yitzchak) Zemser Z"L will be held on Friday morning. The 21-year-old resident of Far Rockaway, Queens, was one of the eight victims in the Amtrak crash in Philadelphia this week. Justin was studying at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, and on his way back home. He was an only child. The Achiezer Organization was responsible for preventing any autopsy, and arranged for the local medical examiner to ...
(1 opinions  |   May 15 )

Mother of 10 Nifteres Due to Surgical Complications

Mother of 10 Nifteres Due to Surgical Complications
Modi’in Illit resident and a mother of ten, Beila Weisenstern (בלהה ויסנשטרן) was niftar on Wednesday evening 24 Iyar as a result of complications during surgery. Something occurred during surgery that led to a rapid collapse of her bodily functions and surgeons were unable to reverse the process. The nifteres worked as a marriage advisor and assisted many with shalom bayis issues. Many people traveled from afar to meet with her as she enjoyed much success in assisting ...
(1 opinions  |   May 14 )

Elderly Man From NJ Killed In Maryland Crash

Elderly Man From NJ Killed In Maryland Crash
An 89-year-old Orthodox Jewish man died Sunday in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 95 in Baltimore, according to police. At 11:54PM Sunday night, a serious crash was reported on I-95 north near mile marker 71.6, Maryland State Police said in a statement. Abraham Fallas Z"L, 89, of Long Branch, N.J., was declared dead at the scene, according to the statement. Fallas had been driving a 1998 Lexus LX north of exit 67/White Marsh Boulevard when his vehicle left the road for reasons ...
(Add your opinion  |   May 12 )

Nepal: Body Of Missing Israeli Or Assraf Located By Search And Rescue Crews

Nepal: Body Of Missing Israeli Or Assraf Located By Search And Rescue Crews
According to a statement released by the ZAKA Organization, the body of missing Israeli 22 year-old Or Assraf has been located. Assraf was last seen in the Langtang area on Saturday in the hours before the quake. After the devastating quake hit, his father flew with his friends and family to the Kathmandu area to personally assist in the search. Earlier today it was being reported that objects from Or's backpack were finally been found. No further information has yet been ...
(2 opinions  |   May 03 )

Levaya for Rebitzen Elisheva Kahanaman AH

Levaya for Rebitzen Elisheva Kahanaman AH
Thousands of talmidim and alumni from Ponevezh Yeshiva took part in the Monday 8 Iyar levaya for Rebitzen Elisheva Kahanaman. The nifteres was the wife of Rabbi Eliezer Kahanaman Shlita. She suffered from a difficult illness over the past two decades. Rav Kahanaman in his hesped mentioned the ongoing machlokes for control over the yeshiva, adding his rebitzen had good midos and ran from any kovod during her entire life. He added she once asked him to leave it all and walk away due to the ...
(2 opinions  |   April 27 )

Passing Of Well-Known Gastroenterologist At Mount Sinai Hospital Dr. Shaul Gershon (Saul G.) Agus Z"L

Passing Of Well-Known Gastroenterologist At Mount Sinai Hospital Dr. Shaul Gershon (Saul G.) Agus Z
YWN regrets to inform you of the passing of Dr. Agus who has played an integral role as a world renowned Gastroenterologist at Mount Sinai Hospital, for over 45 years. He had his private practice on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, and also practiced at ParCare Medical Center in Williamsburg.‎ Dr. Agus was a strong advocate for the JCCSG organization being a sounding board of advice, guidance, and affection, he saved countless lives, even in very difficult times when other doctors gave up and ...
(Add your opinion  |   April 23 )