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  • Israel calls up 16,000 more reservists

    July 31, 2014 | 12:11 pm

    Israel called up 16,000 extra reservists at short notice as its Gaza offensive intensifies and the death toll rises. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's security cabinet approved continuing the assault saying it was days from achieving its goal of destroying cross border attack...

  • Israeli military in Philippines to assess typhoon damage

    November 12, 2013 | 9:38 am

    Representatives of the Israeli military landed in the Philippines to evaluate the situation on the ground and determine how Israel can best assist in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.

    The team, including search and rescue experts, doctors and representatives of the Home Front Command,...

  • Philippine typhoon death toll to rise as rescuers reach remote areas

    November 11, 2013 | 2:09 pm

    Rescue workers were trying to reach towns and villages in the central Philippines on Tuesday that were cut off by a powerful typhoon in an operation that could reveal the full extent of the loss of life and devastation from the disaster.

    Officials in Tacloban, which bore the...

  • March was bloodiest month in Syria war, rights group says

    April 1, 2013 | 10:03 am

    March was the bloodiest month yet in Syria's two-year conflict, with more than 6,000 people killed, a third of them civilians, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Monday.

    The group opposes President Bashar al-Assad but has monitored human rights violations on both...

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  • By the numbers: Rising Syrian death toll, refugee wave

    January 30, 2013 | 2:29 pm

    Here is a look at the rising human cost of Syria's civil war as U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon announced on Wednesday that international donors had pledged more than $1.5 billion to aid displaced Syrians, meeting a U.N. target.

    DEATH TOLL IN SYRIA

    - The United Nations said earlier this...

  • U.N. lifts Syria death toll to ‘truly shocking’ 60,000

    January 2, 2013 | 2:09 pm

    More than 60,000 people have died in Syria's uprising and civil war, the United Nations said on Wednesday, dramatically raising the death toll in a struggle that shows no sign of ending.

    In the latest violence, dozens were killed in a rebellious Damascus suburb when a government...

  • UN: Syria in state of civil war, death toll 4,000

    December 1, 2011 | 12:11 pm

    Syria is in a state of civil war with more than 4,000 dead and increasing numbers of soldiers taking up arms against the government of President Bashar al-Assad, the top U.N. human rights official said Thursday.

    “We are placing the figure at 4,000, but really the reliable...

  • Death toll in Syria protests climbs to at least 25

    April 22, 2011 | 10:46 am

    Security forces shot dead at least 25 pro-democracy protesters in Syria on Friday, human rights campaigners said,  as protesters flooded into the streets after prayers in at least five major areas across the country.

    The protesters were killed in suburbs and towns surrounding...

  • Hate Israel, Not Jews

    By Michael J. Jordan

    April 11, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    It was on full display last year at the global anti-racism conference in Durban, South Africa, but the "demonization" of Israel has reached a fever pitch during the past month with the surging death toll in the Middle East, say Jewish observers.

    Even as Holocaust Remembrance Day is...

  • Earthquake Relief

    By Jewish Journal Staff

    February 1, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    The death toll from the Jan. 26 earthquake in India may surpass 100,000, with thousands more left injured and homeless. To contribute toward disaster relief, you can send a contribution to Indian Earthquake Relief c/o Jewish Federation Accounting Office, 6505 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90048.
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