Today, every social movement has people advocating for them; who will advocate for Yiddish now that Gella is gone?
The death last year of actor Carrie Fisher was due to sleep apnea and other causes, the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office said.
Ehrman was active in Jewish politics for decades, but was best known for unsuccessfully trying to convince Hillary Rodham not to marry Bill Clinton.
Don Rickles, the master insult comic who created laughs with ridicule and sarcasm in a decades-long career that earned him the sarcastic nickname Mr. Warmth, died on Thursday at his Los Angeles home from kidney failure, his publicist said.
The debate on accessible birth control has been framed as if it’s the faithful versus the godless, but that is far from the case.
Masha Leon, the Forward’s legendary society columnist, passed away on the morning of April 5. She was 86 years old.
Masha Leon, the Forward’s society columnist for nearly 30 years, died Wednesday morning.
BOSTON – Philanthropist, businessman, and visionary arts patron Ted Cutler, whose charitable giving included Jewish causes, hospitals and feeding the hungry in Boston and Israel, has died. Cutler died on Thursday at the age of 86, of complications from a lung disorder. Cutler, who served in the early 2000s as board chairman of the…
Amy Krouse Rosenthal published more than 30 works in her too-short lifetime, including a few best-selling children’s books. But she has perhaps become best known for a heart-rending essay that appeared in The New York Times last week, in which she described her husband of 26 years, Jason Rosenthal, in the form of a dating…
David Rubinger, the Israeli photographer who took the iconic photo of Israeli paratroopers standing in front of the Western Wall after its capture in the Six-Day War, has died.
— Joseph Wapner, the retired judge who starred in the first television reality show, has died. Wapner died on Sunday at his home in Los Angeles at the age of 97. Wapner was the star of “The People’s Court,” which premiered in September 1981. He heard thousands of cases during his 12 years on…
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