Obituaries

Obituaries

Shimon Peres: The Face of Israel

Remembering the indefatigable Jewish leader whose life embodied the saga of the Jewish state. Few people ever embodied Israel like Shimon Peres, who has died at the age of 93. Born in Belorussia in 1923, Shimon Peres’ life closely mirrored…

Paul Reichmann: Millions of Lights

One of the greatest philanthropists of the century passes away. Mr. Paul Reichmann passed away recently at the age of 83 in Toronto. Mr. Reichmann was a Canadian businessman who built Olympia and York Developments into a multi-billion dollar empire…

The Legacy of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef

On Monday, the entire Jewish world mourned the passing of Sephardic Torah giant Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, who died at the age of 93. His passing was not only covered by Israeli and Jewish media but was noted in the worldwide…