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  • Two explosions hit Boston Marathon finish line, at least 2 killed

    April 15, 2013 | 1:12 pm

    Two explosions hit the Boston Marathon as runners crossed the finish line on Monday, killing at least two people and injuring 23 on a day when tens of thousands of people pack the streets to watch one of the world's best known marathons.

    Pictures from the scene showed blood...

  • More explosions, but nothing much changed with Iran

    By Shmuel Rosner

    November 30, 2011 | 1:05 pm

    As conflicting reports on the most recent explosion in Iran make it hard to assess the seriousness and severity of this event, CNN published an enlightening photo of the damage created by the explosion earlier this month. The Institute for Science and International Security published...

  • Bombings Bolster Commitment to Life

    By Rabbi Jonathan Sacks

    July 14, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    As if mocking the scenes of jubilation at London's successful 2012 Olympics bid, the terrorist explosions that came the next day left devastation in their wake.

    In all our synagogues, British Jews are joining our prayers with those of others, grieving for the dead, praying for the...

  • Competing Voices

    By Rabbi Elazar Muskin

    September 5, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Last Rosh Hashana began with the most terrible noise. Terror, trauma, tragedy and evil triumphant filled the air. In addition, Israel and Jews worldwide were subjected to the vilest outburst of anti-Semitism since the 1940s.

    After experiencing such violent explosions, where can we...