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Senior Swiss diplomat in Iran found dead after fall from high-rise

The diplomat was 51, the semi-official news agency ISNA reported. Other reports put her age at 52.


Donny Morris, 19, Meron victim from New Jersey, laid to rest

Morris was studying at Yeshivat Sha’alvim in central Israel and traveled to Mount Meron to experience the traditional Lag Ba’omer celebrations at the site, where he was killed in the stampede.

Jewish worshippers sing and dance as they stand on tribunes at the Lag B'Omer event in Mount Meron o

After Meron tragedy: How to survive a crowd crush

While there is “no golden rule," there are best practices for surviving a stampede.

Mount Meron tragedy: These are the victims of the stampede

President Reuven Rivlin lit 45 candles on Friday afternoon to commemorate the 45 victims reported at the time from Mount Meron.

Coronavirus in Israel: No deaths in past day for first time in 10 months

The current death toll is 6,346. The daily death toll has been decreasing since January, when daily coronavirus deaths were around 60 per day.

Galit Deri, mother of Osher Deri, a 23-year-old woman with a milk allergy that passed away after she

Anaphylactic and societal shock: An Israeli parable - opinion

Echoes of the collective gasp that the tragedy elicited can still be heard across the country, along with debates about where to place the blame and calls for measures to prevent it from happening.

People mourn the loss of life as they hold a vigil for the victims of Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

Bereaved, invisible – Israel's families of civilian bereavement - opinion

We are all pained at the 40,000 children, teens and young adults who die each year and leave behind parents, siblings and families.


Jim Steinman, who composed hits for Celine Dion and Meat Loaf, dead at 73

The Grammy-winning composer died from kidney failure after a long illness.

Galit Deri, mother of Osher Deri, a 23-year-old woman with a milk allergy that passed away after she

Yamina MK urges Health Min. to adopt new policies following allergy death

In a letter to Health Minister Yuli Edelstein, Idit Sliman on Monday presented a list of reform suggestions to be adopted in order to ensure public safety where allergies are involved.

Leader of anti-Zionist haredi group Neturei Karta dies from coronavirus

In 2006, Neturei Karta participated in a Holocaust denial convention in Tehran, and even earned the condemnation of the leader of the Satmar Hasidic sect, another anti-Zionist Orthodox group.

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