Death


New Imaging Techniques Reduce Need for Autopsies

Quietly and with little fanfare, the Israel National Forensics Institute has taken steps to significantly reduce the use of autopsies to determine the cause of death in cases of suspicious…

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Russia’s Ambassador to U.N. Dies Suddenly in NYC

Russian officials say its ambassador to the United Nations has died suddenly in New York City. Vitaly Churkin was 64. Russia’s deputy U.N. ambassador, Vladimir Safronkov, told The Associated Press…

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Community Mourns Mr. Omid Gholian, Z”l

Police Investigating As Possible Murder The Jewish-Iranian community of Marine Park, Brooklyn was shocked and saddened by news of the petirah of Omid Gholian, z”l, 43, which is being investigated…

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Runner Who Completed 744 Marathons Dies at Age 96

Don McNelly, known worldwide for powering through marathon runs and running up record totals into his 70s and 80s, died Sunday at age 96. A retired paper company executive from…

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Rebbetzin Chana Wieder, Linzer Rebbetzin, A”h

Rebbetzin Chana Wieder, the Linzer Rebbetzin of Boro Park and mother-in-law of the Klausenburger Rebbe, shlita passed away on Tuesday afternoon, she was 92. Rebbetzin Wieder was a chessed powerhouse, helping…

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