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Isaiah Kuperstein, 70, Holocaust Educator

Isaiah Kuperstein, 70, who was the first Director of Education at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C., died April 4 of...

May 8, 2020 3:46 pm
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David Toren, 94, Pursued and Reclaimed Nazi Stolen Art

David Toren, who tracked down his family’s art looted by the Nazis, died of COVID-19 on April 19. The New York resident was an attorney and Holocaust survivor. According to the New York Times, Toren captured press...

Ben Raymond, 108, London’s Oldest Person

Ben Raymond, London’s oldest person, died at age 108 on April 20. According to the UK-based Jewish Chronicle, the cause was recorded as coronavirus, although he was not tested. Raymond was a mustachioed hairdresser with famous...

Henri Kichka, 94, Belgian Holocaust Survivor

Henri Kichka, one of the last remaining Holocaust survivors from Belgium, died April 25 from the coronavirus. On Facebook, his son Michel, a noted cartoonist, said of his father that "a small microscopic coronavirus succeeded where...

April 29, 2020 5:31 pm
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Suzy Levi, 65, First Israeli Medical Professional to Die of COVID-19

A nurse, Suzy Levi, who is the first Israeli medical worker to succumb to the...

April 28, 2020 5:05 pm
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Cantor Alvin Donald, 92, Singer With Operatic Voice

What everyone agrees on is that Cantor Alvin Donald had a sonorous voice. They recall...

April 27, 2020 4:31 pm
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Rabbi Binyomin Wolff, 43, Spiritual Leader in Hanover, Germany

Rabbi Binyomin Wolff, the Chabad rabbi in Hanover, Germany, died on April 24. He arrived...

April 26, 2020 5:22 pm
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Yakup Barouh, 75, Turkish Jewish Community Leader and Businessman

Yakup Barouh, who served as president of the Jewish community in Turkey in the early...

April 24, 2020 10:28 pm
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Benjamin Levin, 93, Partisan ‘Avenger’ Who Fought the Nazis

Benjamin Levin, a resistance fighter who battled the Nazis, died April 13. Joining at age 14,...

May 8, 2020 3:46 pm
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Isaiah Kuperstein, 70, Holocaust Educator

Isaiah Kuperstein, 70, who was the first Director of Education at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C., died April 4 of the...

May 8, 2020 12:27 pm
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David Toren, 94, Pursued and Reclaimed Nazi Stolen Art

David Toren, who tracked down his family’s art looted by the Nazis, died of COVID-19 on April 19. The New York resident was an attorney and...

May 5, 2020 10:24 pm
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Ben Raymond, 108, London’s Oldest Person

Ben Raymond, London’s oldest person, died at age 108 on April 20. According to the UK-based Jewish Chronicle, the cause was recorded as coronavirus, although...

April 30, 2020 6:02 pm
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Henri Kichka, 94, Belgian Holocaust Survivor

Henri Kichka, one of the last remaining Holocaust survivors from Belgium, died April 25 from the coronavirus. On Facebook, his son Michel, a noted cartoonist, said...

April 29, 2020 5:31 pm
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Suzy Levi, 65, First Israeli Medical Professional to Die of COVID-19

A nurse, Suzy Levi, who is the first Israeli medical worker to succumb to the coronavirus, died on April 26. She worked at the Sheba Medical...

April 28, 2020 5:05 pm
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Cantor Alvin Donald, 92, Singer With Operatic Voice

What everyone agrees on is that Cantor Alvin Donald had a sonorous voice. They recall his operatic vocal chords, ones which he used for about...

April 27, 2020 4:31 pm
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Rabbi Binyomin Wolff, 43, Spiritual Leader in Hanover, Germany

Rabbi Binyomin Wolff, the Chabad rabbi in Hanover, Germany, died on April 24. He arrived in Hanover 15 years ago, and helped to reshape the...

April 26, 2020 5:22 pm
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Yakup Barouh, 75, Turkish Jewish Community Leader and Businessman

Yakup Barouh, who served as president of the Jewish community in Turkey in the early 1990s, has died. He was active in communal affairs for...

April 24, 2020 10:28 pm
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Benjamin Levin, 93, Partisan ‘Avenger’ Who Fought the Nazis

Benjamin Levin, a resistance fighter who battled the Nazis, died April 13. Joining at age 14, he was the last surviving of a group known as...

April 24, 2020 3:34 pm
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Rabbi Yeshayahu Heber, 55, Facilitated Hundreds of Kidney Donations

Rabbi Avraham Yeshayahu Heber, the founder of a nonprofit that helps with kidney transplants, passed away in Israel on April 23. Through his organization Matnat...

April 23, 2020 3:40 pm
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Rabbi Don Yoel Levy, 72, Leading Authority on Kosher Food Certification

Rabbi Don Yoel Levy, who was known for his uncompromisingly high standards in the field of kosher food supervision, died on April 16, the final...

April 23, 2020 11:45 am
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Noach Dear, 66, Jurist, Politician and Advocate for Orthodox Jewry

Brooklyn Supreme Court Judge Noach Dear, who was a strong voice for Israel and Orthodox Jewry while on the City Council for nearly two decades,...

April 23, 2020 11:14 am
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William Richard Harrell Jr., 63, Harlem Pastor Who Spoke Fluent Yiddish

William Richard Harrell Jr. William Richard Harrell Jr., 63, a Harlem pastor who was a rarity in being an African American clergyman who was adept at...

April 22, 2020 11:28 am
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Stanley Chera, 77, Real Estate Developer, Philanthropist and Friend of the President

Stanley Chera, whose family went from his father operating a children’s department store on Fulton Street in Brooklyn into their owning a wide portfolio of...

Culture

Avdija Adds Hanukkah Cheer to Strong Start of Basketball Season

JNS.org - Washington Wizards forward Deni Avdija is proudly representing Israel and Judaism on and off the court. The 20-year-old Israeli...

World

Israel Tightens Control of Cyber Tech Exports Amid NSO Affair

Israel on Monday introduced tighter rules for countries seeking to buy its cyber technologies and intelligence systems, restricting their use only for the investigation and prevention of defined terrorist acts...

Israel

USC Defends Response as 60 Faculty Members Call for ‘Rebuke’ Ov...

The University of Southern California (USC) defended on Friday its efforts to address antisemitism on campus, in a private letter...

Middle East

Arab-Israeli Woman Convicted of Spying for Hezbollah

JNS.org - An Arab-Israeli woman in her 20s has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for spying for Hezbollah. Maibat Masarwa was convicted by the Lod District Court on charges...

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