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  • CBS News reporter Bob Simon killed in N.Y. car crash

    2 weeks ago

    Bob Simon, the Emmy Award-winning CBS News and “60 Minutes” correspondent, was killed in a car accident in New York City.

    Simon, who covered nearly every major overseas conflict and news story since the late 1960s, reportedly was a passenger in a hired car on Wednesday evening...

  • Driver in Metro-North crash was Jewish mother of 3 from Scarsdale, N.Y.

    3 weeks ago

    Ellen Schaeffer Brody, a Jewish mother of three from Scarsdale, was identified as the driver of the SUV that caused a deadly Metro-North train accident in suburban New York.

    Brody, 49, and five passengers aboard the train were killed during rush hour on Tuesday evening when the...

  • NBA icon Harvey Pollack seriously hurt in auto accident

    January 6, 2015 | 12:38 pm

    Harvey Pollack, an iconic figure in the NBA, was seriously injured in a car accident.

    Pollack, 92, the director of statistical information for the Philadelphia 76ers, has been hospitalized since the one-car accident on New Year’s Day in Philadelphia. He is unable to communicate...

  • Stolen Tesla violently crashes into Kol Ami

    By Ryan Torok

    July 9, 2014 | 12:23 pm

    [UPDATE JULY 10]: Congregation Kol Ami executive director Sadie Rose-Stern expressed “sadness for the family” of the deceased, Joshua Michael Slot, who stole a Tesla on July 4 and crashed into Kol Ami. Slot died on July 7, according to a Cedars-Sinai spokesperson. 

    The car split...

  • 8 Palestinians arrested for near-fatal stoning

    March 15, 2013 | 9:24 am

    Israel arrested eight Palestinians suspected of causing a car accident that left an Israeli infant in critical condition.

    The suspects, who were apprehended by Israeli soldiers, Shin Bet security agents and police, are suspected of causing several injuries to Israeli civilians by...

  • Blessings & Tragic Loss

    By Ilana Angel

    August 2, 2012 | 12:07 pm

    I am a woman of faith and I have a close relationship with God.  I speak with God on a daily basis and some days I feel like I speak with him more than anyone else in my life.  I don’t ask him for anything, but I do pray for guidance and clarity.  I thank him for being a source of...

  • Jewish Geography

    By Ilana Angel

    May 30, 2012 | 7:21 am

    A couple of weeks ago my son got into his first car accident.  It was a hit and run right by our house and it shook me to my core.  Thank God he was not hurt.  I knew it would happen, and know it will happen again, but it truly scared us both.  He went from wanting to drive all the...

  • Eight members of one family killed in car accident

    May 22, 2012 | 3:16 pm

    Eight members of one northern Israeli family were killed when their car’s brakes failed and the car rolled down a hill.

    The family mini-van burst into flames at the bottom of the hill, killing six children and their parents early Tuesday morning.

    One daughter, 7, survived because...

  • My Mother, My Son, Myself—Happy Mother’s Day

    By Ilana Angel

    May 13, 2012 | 7:58 am

    I am sad to be away from my mother on Mother’s Day.  I’ve been thinking back and I don’t believe I have been with my mom on Mother’s Day for 20 years, which seems so wrong.  We talk of course, but it’s not the same thing.  Ever since I became a mother myself, we have had...

  • The Last Taboo: The Lord Shall Preserve Thee From All Evil

    By Tamara Shayne Kagel

    February 13, 2012 | 9:15 am

    My boyfriend and I were in a car accident this weekend.  We both are fine.  Nothing more than a few bruises on us.  The cars were not so lucky, though of course we know it could have been much worse.  But when the storm had passed, the incident afforded me an unexpected peak into an...

  • 22-year-old Dies in Car Accident

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    October 25, 2011 | 5:44 pm

    The 22-year-old son of a teacher at Valley Torah High School died in a car accident on La Cienega Boulevard near Rodeo Road Monday afternoon.

    Shimon Grama, the son of Rabbi Daniel and Ruth Grama, was heading home from the airport when he was involved in a major accident. He was...

  • Local rabbi’s daughter, granddaughter killed in Israel car crash

    March 6, 2008 | 5:00 pm

    Los Angeles Rabbi Yisroel Adelman, owner of La Brea Kosher Market near Hancock Park, lost his only daughter in a car accident in Jerusalem on Friday.

    Devorah Levenberg (neé Adelman) and her one-year-old daughter Aliza were killed instantly in a head-on collision in the Pisgat Ze'ev...