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  • Israeli Officer Dies of Wounds in Lebanon

    An Israeli army officer died last night of wounds he suffered yester-day in Lebanon, a military spokesman announced this morning. The name and rank of the deceased was not immediately released. The spokesman said he was one of two soldiers wounded when their vehicle was ambushed by small arms fire near Kfar Sil, a village… More ▸

  • Yeshiva Student Wounded in Hebron Terrorist Attack Dies of His Wounds

    The terrorist ambush in Hebron claimed its sixth fatality last night when Hanan Kroitheimer, 20, died of his wounds at Hadassah Hospital. Like several of the other victims, Kroitheimer was a student at the Hesder Yeshiva in Kiryat Arba where he combined religious studies with military training. According to a hospital bulletin, the condition of… More ▸

  • Ex-nazi Dies in Prison

    Joseph Kotaella, one of three Nazi war criminals still imprisoned in Holland, died at Breda prison today at the age of 71. A German by birth, he was, as deputy commandant of the Amersfoort concentration camp during World War II, responsible for mass murder and countless other atrocities. Kotaella was sentenced to death after the… More ▸

  • Second Policeman Dies from Injuries Suffered in Orly Terrorist Incident

    A second French policeman died here this afternoon as a result of wounds sustained during last Saturday’s terrorist attack against E1 A1 passengers at the Orly Airport. One policeman, a senior non-commissioned officer was shot dead Saturday by the terrorists when he tried to check their luggage. The non-commissioned officer, Sgt. Maj. Paul Jean, was… More ▸

  • Woman Dies of Wounds Sustained in Petach Tikvah Market Bombing

    The terrorist bombing of the Petach Tikva market place yesterday has claimed one fatality. Mrs. Tzila Galili, 55, one of 23 persons injured, died of her wounds and was buried in Petach Tikva today. Another victim, Geulah Sabah, 34, was on the critical list today after major surgery. El Fatah has claimed responsibility for the… More ▸

  • Second Child Dies After Water Heater Explodes in Building

    The explosion of a defective water heater in a suburban Jerusalem apartment house yesterday claimed a second life today. Yoram Zakri, one of six children and two adults buried under an avalanche of debris, succumbed to his wounds in a hospital this morning. One of his companions. Naftali Peretz, 9, was killed Instantly by the… More ▸

  • Dr. Adlerblum Dies in Jerusalem at 93

    Dr. Nima H. Adlerblum, a philosopher, educator and writer, died here Wednesday, 11 days short of her 93rd birthday. Dr. Adlerblum who has been living at the King David Hotel here since the death of her husband, Israel, a year ago, was the only guest allowed to remain in the hotel when it was being… More ▸

  • 2 Soldiers Wounded, 1 Dies of Wounds in Syrian Front Battles

    Two Israeli soldiers were wounded in renewed artillery and tank battles on the Syrian front today. Another Israeli soldier died today of wounds he sustained during heavy shelling by the Syrians last night. He was identified as Hanan Balanero, 24, of Rishon Le Zion. Today was the 17th consecutive day of warfare on the Syrian… More ▸