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  • Gunmen launch deadly attack on Munich shopping mall, whereabouts unknown

    July 22, 2016 | 12:29 pm

    Gunmen attacked a busy mall in the German city of Munich on Friday evening, killing at least eight people and sending shoppers running for their lives from what police said was a terrorist attack.

    Authorities told the public to get off the streets as the city - Germany's third...

  • Death toll in New York train crash revised to six from seven

    February 4, 2015 | 9:10 am

    Investigators examining the circumstances of a New York commuter train accident that killed six people said on Wednesday they were collecting recording devices from the site where the train hit a vehicle stalled on the tracks in the railroad's worst-ever accident.

    New York...

  • Jewish family attacked with acid in West Bank

    December 12, 2014 | 8:10 am

    A Palestinian man threw a chemical substance believed to be acid at an Israeli family in the West Bank on Friday, injuring a man and four children, Israeli police and the military said.

    The assailant was shot and wounded immediately after the attack, which took place at a...

  • L.A. native, father of infant murdered in Jerusalem terror attack recovering from injuries

    By Jared Sichel

    October 23, 2014 | 11:43 am

    UPDATE Oct. 24: Consul general David Siegel released a statement Thursday on the recent terrorist attack in Jerusalem:

    "We are heartbroken at the savage murder of three-month-old Chaya Zissel Braun, daughter of Los Angeles native Shmueli Braun and New York native Chana Braun....

  • French consul injured after Israeli raid on Gaza

    November 15, 2011 | 8:21 am

    France’s consul to the Gaza Strip, his wife and 13-year-old daughter were injured during an Israeli air strike on Sunday night, French foreign ministry spokesman Bernard Valero said.

    Valero told reporters the three were hit by shrapnel at their residence in Gaza, which is located...

  • Teen injured in school bus bombing in dire condition

    April 12, 2011 | 10:24 am

    The condition of an Israeli teenager injured in a Palestinian rocket attack on a school bus has worsened.

    Daniel Viflic’s condition was downgraded Tuesday to extremely critical and life threatening, according to the Soroka Medical Center in Beersheba.

    Five days after a rocket fired...

  • California Man Hurt Badly During Protest in Israel

    March 16, 2009 | 4:18 am

    WASHINGTON (JTA)—An American demonstrator was seriously wounded when Israeli troops and protesters clashed at Israel’s West Bank separation fence.

    Tristan Anderson, an International Solidarity Movement activist from the Oakland, Calif., area, was hit in the head Friday by a tear gas...

  • Attacks Bolster Turks’ Will to Fight Evil

    By Engin Ansay

    November 20, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Following the dastardly attacks in Istanbul targeting Turkish Jews in two synagogues on Nov. 15 that left 25 innocent people dead and several hundred Turkish Jews and Muslims severely injured (see Cover Story, p. 18), I was asked what this all means for Turkey.

    It means sadness and...

  • YULA Alumna Injured in Blast

    By Julie G Fax

    December 6, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Tuesday morning prayers at the girls school of Yeshiva High School of Los Angeles (YULA) took a little longer than usual this week.

    It wasn't just the extra Tehillim (Psalms) the high school girls added for their former schoolmate Ariella Feinstein, 20, who was injured in Saturday...

  • Stepping Out

    By Gaby Wenig

    November 29, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    When 23-year-old Michal Gaon caught the No. 7 Egged Bus from Hadera to Givat Olga last November, a car bomb detonated nearby, causing severe burns and the loss of both legs.

    Gaon is one of 1,890 Jews injured since the Al Aqsa Intifada began more than 13 months ago; another 191 have...

  • Taking off the Gloves

    By David Landau

    April 5, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Six months into the Palestinian uprising, Israeli doves and hawks are displaying a rare unity in the face of repeated Palestinian onslaughts.

    Palestinian attacks in recent days on two settlement enclaves left two Israeli babies among the victims -- one, a 10-month-old girl, dead; the...

  • 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.