23rd Yartzheit Of Hagaon HaRav Simcha Sheps ZT”L, Rosh Yeshiva of Torah Vodaath

Friday marks the 23rd Yartzheit of Hagaon HaRav Simcha Sheps ZT"L, one of the Roshei Yeshiva of Yeshiva Torah Vodaath in Flatbush. HaRav Sheps zt"l...

Tragedy In Israel: BDE: Habachur Chaim Aharon Lauer, Z’l Of Toronto

A searing tragedy occurred in Jerusalem on Thursday when a yeshivah bochur from Toronto learning in Yeshivas Tiferes Tzvi (Brisker Kollel) was R"L found...

Flatbush: Levaya of Reb Chaim Yaakov Fortgang Z”L, Pillar of Khal Sasreigin And Baal...

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Reb Chaim Yaakov Fortgang Z"L, a well-respected philanthropist and Baal Chesed in Flatbush. The Niftar was...

Lavaya of Hagaon HaRav Avrohom Erlanger ZATZAL, Rosh Yeshivas Kol Torah, Mechaber Many Seforim

by Rabbi Yair Hoffman YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Hagaon HaRav Avrohom Erlanger ZATZAL, the Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshivas Kol Torah...

TRAGEDY: Yeshiva Bochur Struck And Killed By Vehicle Near His Yeshiva in Moshav Otzem

A 17-year-old yeshiva student was R"L struck and killed by a vehicle on Highway 352 near the Otzem interchange on Sunday evening. According to...

BDE: Legendary Ba’al Koreh Is Niftar From COVID

Bnei Brak is mourning the death of HaRav Avraham Yitzchak Kestenbaum, z'l, who passed away on Sunday after contracting the coronavirus at the age...

BDE: Within 24 Hrs: Three Chabad Chassidim In Their 40s Die Of COVID

The Chabad community in Israel is reeling from the deaths of three members of its community from COVID complications within 24 hours. The chashuve avreich...

TRAGEDY IN FLATBUSH: Simchas Torah Levaya Held At Shaarei Zion For Woman R”L Struck...

Tragedy struck the Sephardic community in Brooklyn on Shemini Atzeres / Simchas Torah, when an elderly woman was R"L struck and killed by a...

Israel: Frum Unvaccinated Mother Of 2, Beloved Teacher, Dies Of COVID

The yishuv of Nariya in Binyamin was engulfed in mourning on Motzei Shabbos upon hearing the news of the tragic death of Renana Kantrovitch,...

Petira of HaRav Moshe David Tendler Z”L

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of HaRav Moshe David Tendler Z"L. He was 95. Rav Tendler was the son in law of...

BDE: Grandson Of Gaavad Of Eidah Chareidis, Father Of 12, Dies Of COVID

Rav Shlomo Yehudah Zilbiger, z'l, the grandson of the Gaon Av Beis Din of the Eidah HaChareidis, HaGaon HaRav Tuvia Weiss, was niftar of...

Sukkos Tragedy In Israel: Young Unvaccinated Chareidi Mother Dies Of COVID

Chaya Leah Bergman, a'h, 31, of Modiin Illit passed away of the coronavirus on Tuesday evening, Motzei Yom Tov, in Assaf HaRofeh Medical Center...

Levaya of Reb Yechiel Benzion (“Benny”) Fishoff Z”L, Longtime Askan And Philanthropist

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Reb Yechiel Benzion ("Benny") Fishoff Z"L, noted philanthropist & askan of klal yisroel. He was...

BDE: Reb Raphael Yaacov Blugrond Falls To His Death While Picking Lulav

Reb Raphael Yaacov Blugrond, z'l, 75, who lived in the frum community in Baltimore for many years, fell to his death on Sunday night...

Sanzer Rebbe Delivers Tearful Hesped For Chassid Killed In Ukraine

The levaya of Reb Avrohom Lavy, z'l, the Sanzer chassid killed in a car accident in Ukraine last week, took place on Sunday afternoon. Following...

B”DE: HaRav Avraham Hirschler ZT”L, Renowned Bnei Brak Mechanech, Niftar From COVID

Baruch Dayan Ha'Emes: An experienced, well respected, and renowned mechanech, HaRav Avraham Yisroel Hirschler ZT"L from Bnei Brak was Niftar in the Corona ward...

Levaya of HaRav Heshy Hirth ZT”L, Pillar And Builder of Passaic Jewish Community

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of HaRav Heshy Hirth ZT"L. The Niftar was a pillar and builder of the Passaic Jewish community. Under...

TRAGEDY IN FLORIDA: R’ Boruch Bendit Fischman Z”L Of Lakewood / BP Struck and...

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Reb Boruch Bendet Fischman Z"L, who was struck and killed by a vehicle on the...

TRAGEDY: HaRav Shmuel Dovid Weissmandel ZT”L Niftar During Floods While Driving To Mount Kisco

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of HaRav Shmuel Dovid Weissmandel ZT"L, who was Niftar while driving during the floods last night. The...

TRAGEDY IN UMAN: American-Israeli Suddenly Passes Away

A tragedy occurred on Tuesday morning in Uman when a 60-year-old Breslover chassid suddenly lost consciousness in his apartment and passed away. Hatzalah paramedics who...

BDE: Border Police Officer Wounded By Arab In Gazan Riot Passes Away

Sergeant Barel Shmueli, the Border Police officer who was critically wounded by an Arab during a riot by the Gaza border last Shabbos died...

“Huge Outbreak Of COVID In Yeshivos,” Israeli Health Official Says

"There's a huge outbreak of COVID in the yeshivah world," a senior Health Ministry official warned on Wednesday in an interview with Kikar H'Shabbat. "Many...

Levaya of Rebbitzen Sara Finkel A”H, Mother Of Hagaon HaRav Nosson Tzvi ZT”L

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Rebbitzen Sara Finkel A"H, who was the mother of the late Mir Yerushalayim Rosh Hayeshiva,...

HORRIFIC TRAGEDY: Two Sisters R”L Killed By A Truck In Chareidi Kehilla In Antwerp

A terrible tragedy occurred in the Chareidi community in Antwerp, Belgium on Tuesday morning when two sisters crossing the street in the Jewish quarter...

BDE: Founder of Shema Kolainu, Dr. Joshua Weinstein Z”L, Suddenly Niftar

YWN regrets to inform you of the sudden Petira of Dr. Joshua (Yehushua) Weinstein Z"L the founder of Shema Kolainu-Hear Our voices, a school...

TRAGEDY IN KIRYAS JOEL: Yeshiva Bochur Struck & Killed By Vehicle

Tragedy struck the Satmar community on Tuesday evening, as word spread of a tragic accident which resulted in the Petira of a Yeshiva Bochur. It...

BDE: HaGaon HaRav Avraham Dov Auerbach, Z’TL, Rav Of Tiveria

The bitter news of the petira of HaGaon HaRav Avraham Dov Auerbach, z'tl, of Teveria at the age of 86 spread throughout Israel on...

Petira of HaRav Osher (Oscar) Lemel Ehrenreich ZT”L, Longtime Principal of Bais Yaakov of...

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of HaRav Osher (Oscar) Lemel Ehrenreich ZT"L, the Dean of Bais Yaakov of Boro Park for...

Levaya of HaRav Dovid Tzvi Toiv ZT”L, Longtime Rov in Flatbush

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of HaRav Dovid Tzvi Toiv ZT"L, longtime Rov in Flatbush. He was approximately 91 years old. The...

UKRAINE TRAGEDY: 1 Niftar Was A Chasan, Bereaved Father: “Hashem Knows What’s Good”

Amrom Fromowitz, z'l, one of the three bochurim killed in the terrible accident in Ukraine on Wednesday was a chassan who was soon to...

TRAGIC CLOSURE: Last Victim Identified In Surfside Condo Collapse; Estelle Hedaya A”H

The final victim of the condo building collapse in Florida has been identified, a relative said Monday, days after rescuers concluded the painstaking task...

Petira of Hagaon HaRav Yitzchok Feigelstock ZATZAL, Rosh Yeshiva of Long Beach

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Hagaon HaRav Yitzchok Feigelstock ZATZAL, Rosh Hayeshiva of Mesivta of Long Beach and member this...

LAKEWOOD: Petira of HaRav Menashe Tzvi Winkler ZT”L; Learned By The Choeftz Chaim in...

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of HaRav Menashe Tzvi Winkler ZT"L. He was around 103 years old. He was Niftar on...

Petira Of Hagaon HaRav Yoel Kahan ZT”L, Chief “Choizer” Of The Lubavitcher Rebbe

YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Hagaon HaRav Yoel Kahan ZT"L, who served at the chief choizer (reviewer and teacher) of...

TRAGEDY IN CHICAGO: 9-Year-Old Struck & R”L Killed By Vehicle

Tragedy hit the Chicago community on Wednesday afternoon, when word spread of a young child struck and R”L killed by a vehicle. Sources tell YWN...

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