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Tony Bennett, masterful stylist of American musical standards, dies at 96

(AP) — Tony Bennett, the eminent and timeless stylist whose devotion to classic American songs and knack for creating new standards such as “I...

“America’s Rabbi” Politically Conservative Rabbi Aryeh Spero Passes Away

(TJV) Rabbi Aryeh Spero, widely known as "America's Rabbi," has passed away over the weekend. He was a passionate conservative who fearlessly spoke out...

Tony-winning lyricist Sheldon Harnick ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ creator, dies at 99

(AP) — Tony- and Grammy Award-winning lyricist Sheldon Harnick, who with composer Jerry Bock made up the premier musical-theater songwriting duos of the 1950s...

Vietnam-era whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg, who leaked Pentagon Papers, dies at 92

(AP) — Daniel Ellsberg, the history-making whistleblower who by leaking the Pentagon Papers revealed longtime government doubts and deceit about the Vietnam War and...

Former Italian prime minister, ‘great friend of Israel,’ dead at 86

By Associated Press and World Israel News Staff Sylvio Berlusconi, Italy’s longest-serving prime minister and a friend of Israel, passed away Monday at the age...

The Iron Sheik, charismatic former pro wrestling villain and Twitter personality, dies at 81

(AP) The Iron Sheik, a former pro wrestler who relished playing a burly, bombastic villain in 1980s battles with some of the sport’s biggest...

The Rabbinical Alliance of America Commemorates the Shloshim of Sylvia (Azoula) Ivry A”H at Its Rosh Chodesh Sivan Conference

The Rabbinical Alliance of America Commemorates the Shloshim of Sylvia (Azoula) Ivry A”H at Its Rosh Chodesh Sivan Conference Edited by: TJVNews.com On Sunday, May 21,...

Tina Turner, unstoppable superstar whose hits included ‘What’s Love Got to Do With It,’ dead at 83

(AP) — Tina Turner, the unstoppable singer and stage performer who teamed with husband Ike Turner for a dynamic run of hit records and...

Jewish Real Estate Tycoon, Sam Zell, Dies at Age 81  – Lived the “American Dream”

By:  Ilana Siyance On Thursday, billionaire real estate tycoon, Sam Zell, passed away at the age of 81, as reported by the NY Times.  A...

Jerry Springer, Talk Show King & Grandson of Jews Killed in Holocaust, Dies at 79

Jerry Springer, Talk Show King & Grandson of Jews Killed in Holocaust, Dies at 79 Edited by: Fern Sidman Jerry Springer, the onetime mayor of Cincinnati...

Talk Show Hosting Legend Jerry Springer Dies at 79

(Breitbart) Legendary TV talk show host Jerry Springer died peacefully at home on Thursday after a battle with cancer. He was 79. Jerry’s family confirmed...

Bklyn’s Hedda Kleinfeld Schachter, Holocaust Survivor & Bridal Empire Mogul, Dies at 99

Bklyn’s Hedda Kleinfeld Schachter, Holocaust Survivor & Bridal Empire Mogul, Dies at 99  By:  Hadassa Kalatizadeh Hedda Kleinfeld Schachter, Holocaust survivor and builder of...

At funeral of Hasidic singer: Lipa Schmeltzer eulogizes close friend, crowd sheds a tear

(A7)Hundreds of friends and family took part in the funeral of leading Hasidic Jewish singer Michoel Schnitzler, who was laid to rest in the...

Ben Ferencz, last living Nuremberg prosecutor of Nazis, dies

(AP) Ben Ferencz, the last living prosecutor from the Nuremberg trials, who tried Nazis for genocidal war crimes and was among the first outside...

Intel Co-founder, Philanthropist Gordon Moore Dies At 94

(AP) — Gordon Moore, the Intel Corp. co-founder who set the breakneck pace of progress in the digital age with a simple 1965 prediction...

Actor, singer and Israel Prize laureate Chaim Topol dies at 87

Israeli actor, singer and Israel Prize laureate Chaim Topol passed away overnight Wednesday at the age of 87. Topol was best known for his portrayal...

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