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  • L.A. Mourns the Fogels

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    March 18, 2011 | 11:16 am

    On Thursday, Mar. 17, about 300 people gathered at Bnai David-Judea on Pico for a service to remember the Fogels, the five members of a single family brutally killed in the West Bank settlement of Itamar just six days earlier.

    A place to mourn, a chance to feel supported and...

  • Remembering the Fogels, Coast to Coast

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    March 17, 2011 | 11:54 am

    At a community memorial service for the Fogel family held in New York City today, Rabbi Haskel Lookstein of Kehilath Jeshurun called the Fogel family’s murderers “modern-day Amalek.” (Video below.)

    In the biblical narrative, Amalek attacked the Israelites in the desert and...