None of us can imagine what life was like for Steven Sotloff, all alone in the den of terror, held captive by ‘inhuman’ beings isolated from his family and friends. How we wonder, did he maintain his sanity during those terribly lonely days and nights? Who can imagine his...
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Linda Axelrod died Oct. 23 at 72. Survived by daughter Lori (Deo); sons Glenn, Guy; 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai
Bernard Barsky died Oct. 18 at 87. Survived by wife Marion; daughter Hadas Laureano; son Jeffrey; 2 grandchildren; niece Sheri Schrage. Mount Sinai
Helen Bolsky died...
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Phillip Binen died Aug. 7 at 83. Survived by sons Jack, Perry; stepson Lawrence Bizzell. Hillside
Joseph Borden died Aug. 11 at 93. Survived by wife Florine; daughters Deborah Goldstein, Marla (Jeffrey) Michaels; sons Scott, Jack (Debbie); 5 grandchildren. Hillside
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A Holocaust memorial in eastern Belarus was vandalized.
Brown paint was poured over about 60 percent of the marker, on the site of the Jewish ghetto in the Belarusian city of Mahileu, according to Radio Free Europe.
It is not known who damaged the memorial.
Jews have lived in Mahileu since the 16th century, Radio Free Europe reported.
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Florence Zeldin, teacher, writer and wife of Stephen S. Wise Temple’s founding rabbi, Isaiah Zeldin, died May 20 at 92.
Zelden, born to immigrant parents on Aug. 13, 1919, in Brooklyn, N.Y., graduated from New York University. She met her husband at Camp Achvah, where she was the...
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November 30, 2011 | 6:18 pm
A memorial to Ethiopian Jews who died en route to Israel will be established on Mount Herzl.
Israel’s Cabinet on Nov. 27 approved the memorial, which will list the names of the approximately 4,000 members of the Ethiopian community who died while traveling on foot to Israel....
November 8, 2011 | 1:46 pm
Canada’s government said it will help fund a memorial honoring Jewish war veterans.
A grant of up to $28,700 will go toward the construction of the monument on the central Sherman campus of the United Jewish Appeal Federation in Toronto, the country’s minister of veterans affairs...
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April 12, 2011 | 10:26 am
A memorial will be built in memory of the three Israelis killed in the recent earthquake in New Zealand.
Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin said Monday in Christchurch that Israel would pay for the memorial to backpackers Gabi Ingel, Ofer Levi and Ofer Mizrachi, who were among the more...
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To all of Debbie’s beloved fans who have inquired about making donations in her memory:
A number of years ago, Debbie established the Renewal of Spirit Foundation with the goal of manifesting her life’s work and all that she stood for. Now, donations to the Renewal of Spirit...
January 12, 2011 | 9:47 am
Munich, Germany has thrown its hat into the ring to host the 2018 Winter Olympics, as widows of victims of the 1972 games massacre fight for an opening ceremonies memorial.
Munich’s 2018 Winter Olympics bid committee on Tuesday handed over its bid book to officials from the...
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A memorial service was held for the some 4,000 Jewish Ethiopians who died making their way to Israel.
The annual state service was held Wednesday near a memorial erected on Mount Herzl by the Absorption and Immigration Ministry in memory of those who died during the trek to the...
April 29, 2010 | 11:48 am
The Jewish community of Ukraine has announced an international architectural contest for a memorial complex in Babi Yar.
After many years of speculation and argument, the community has been granted permission from the Kiev city administration to build a memorial in the ravine...
June 12, 2009 | 6:18 pm
We need to honor Stephen Tyrone Johns, 39, the security guard who was gunned down June 10 by a white supremacist at the entrance to the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.
“A soft-spoken, gentle giant,” Milton Talley, a former employee of the U.S. Holocaust...
April 25, 2009 | 9:50 pm
Last Thursday, President Barack Obama attended the Holocaust Day of Remembrance ceremony on Capital Hill and was met with some pretty strong words of warning and admonishment. To read the account politico.com, the people on the dais with the President stopped just short of...
December 11, 2008 | 1:47 amJune 6, 1944, may have been the most important day of the 20th century. The Allied invasion of France breached Hitler's Atlantic Wall and decisively turned the war against the Nazi regime.
The invasion itself was a combination of great leadership, detailed planning and a brilliant...
September 17, 2008 | 9:20 pmOur thoughts go to the families of the men and women who were killed in the Metrolink Train 111 crash in Chatsworth on Friday, Sept. 12.
We also send our prayers to the families of the men, women and children who were killed when a passenger jet, en route from Moscow to Perm in...
August 14, 2008 | 1:58 amHarold Ackerman died July 30 at 96. He is survived by his son, Jerrold; and daughter, Tobi Chinsky. Hillside
David Alper died Aug. 2 at 84. He is survived by his wife, Estelle; daughters, Elizabeth Keran and Joan; and sons, L. Andrew and Robert. Hillside
Jeanette Brauner died July...