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  • TSA agent killed, 6 hurt in Los Angeles airport shooting

    November 1, 2013 | 11:01 am

    A gunman opened fire with an assault rifle in a terminal of Los Angeles International airport on Friday, killing a Transportation Security Agent and injuring at least six other people before he was shot and captured, authorities said.

    The incident prompted scenes of chaos at the...

  • Palestinian killed after infiltrating Israeli army base

    October 17, 2013 | 1:50 pm

    A Palestinian was shot dead after breaking through the gates of an army base near Jerusalem on a tractor.

    The Israel Defense Forces is calling Thursday evening’s incident at the Rama base near the Palestinian town of Al-Ram a terror attack.

    The Palestinian, identified as Younis...

  • Encino man killed in his home

    By Ryan Torok

    September 20, 2013 | 2:52 pm

    Encino resident Harvey Cohen, 80, was shot and killed in his home early on Sept. 19.

    As of Sept. 20, no suspects have been named in the shooting, according to the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), and the LAPD’s Robbery-Homicide Division is investigating the incident.


  • Two soldiers killed by gunmen in North Sinai, security and medical sources say

    July 25, 2013 | 10:29 am

    Two Egyptian soldiers were killed and four were injured on Thursday when gunmen opened fire on a military checkpoint near the North Sinai town of Sheikh Zuweid, security and medical sources told Reuters.

    Militants also attacked four other army sites in Sheikh Zuweid, which lies...

  • Rabbi shot in southern Russia in possible anti-Semitic attack

    July 25, 2013 | 9:21 am

    A Chabad rabbi working in southern Russia was shot and seriously wounded in what police say may have been an anti-Semitic attack.

    Unknown assailants shot Artur (Ovadia) Isakov, 40, on Wednesday night as he exited his car and headed into his home in Derbent, in the predominantly...

  • Tight-knit Camp Towanga community mourns tragedy

    July 9, 2013 | 3:08 pm

    When a massive oak tree toppled over on a stage where five counselors were having breakfast at Camp Tawonga, killing one and severely injuring two others, news of the tragedy quickly rippled across the Bay Area Jewish community.

    Founded in the 1920s, the camp located near...

  • At least 51 killed in Egypt, Islamists call for uprising

    July 8, 2013 | 11:49 am

    At least 51 people were killed on Monday when the Egyptian army opened fire on supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi, in the deadliest incident since the elected Islamist leader was toppled by the military five days ago.

    Protesters said shooting started as they performed...

  • Falling tree at Calif. summer camp kills counselor

    July 3, 2013 | 2:26 pm

    A tree fell through a dining hall at a Jewish summer camp in Northern California, killing one and requiring four others to be airlifted to a nearby hospital.

    NBC News reported that a counselor, Annais Rittenberg, was killed.

    A Cal Fire spokesman, Daniel Berlant, posted on...

  • One dead, dozens hurt as police clash with Egypt protesters

    February 1, 2013 | 2:42 pm

    At least one protester was shot dead and dozens wounded on Friday when riot police clashed with demonstrators demanding the overthrow of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, witnesses said.

    Youths threw petrol bombs and shot fireworks at the outer wall of Morsi's Cairo presidential...

  • Israeli troops reportedly kill Palestinian teen in West Bank

    January 15, 2013 | 9:41 am

    A Palestinian teenager reportedly was shot and killed in the West Bank by Israeli soldiers during an attempt to breach the security fence.

    The Palestinian Maan news agency identified the teen as Samir Ahmad Abdul-Rahim, 17. The report said he was shot in the head, chest and leg,...

  • Gaza rocket kills three in southern Israel, Israeli media says

    November 14, 2012 | 11:07 pm

    A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip on Thursday struck an apartment building in southern Israel, killing three people, Israeli media said.

    It was the first report of Israeli fatalities since Israel launched an air assault on the Gaza Strip a day earlier.

    Reporting by Ari Rabinovitch, Editing by Jeffrey Heller

  • Suicide car bombers strike in heart of Aleppo, killing 48

    October 3, 2012 | 1:19 pm

    Three suicide car bombs and a mortar barrage ripped through a government-controlled district of central Aleppo housing a military officers' club on Wednesday, killing 48 people according to activists.

    The coordinated attacks hit just days after rebels launched an offensive...

  • U.S. envoy to Libya killed over anti-Muslim movie

    September 12, 2012 | 7:38 am

    The U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other American diplomats were killed, and the U.S. embassy in Cairo was attacked over an anti-Muslim movie.

    Amb. John Christopher Stevens and three unnamed diplomats were killed Tuesday night in a rocket attack on their car in Benghazi, the...

  • Palestinians injured in possible West Bank firebombing

    August 16, 2012 | 12:43 pm

    Six Palestinians were injured when a taxi caught fire near a West Bank Jewish settlement.

    Palestinians said Thursday’s fire was the result of a settler throwing a firebomb at the vehicle. Israeli police said a second firebomb was located near the site of the attack, which took place...

  • Strangers to hate crimes, Bulgarian Jews reeling from Burgas bombing

    July 19, 2012 | 4:03 pm

    Until this week, leaders of Bulgaria’s small, generally placid Jewish community said felt untouched by hate crimes or terrorism.

    But after Wednesday’s apparent suicide bombing of a bus carrying Israeli tourists in the Black Sea city of Borgas, Jews in the country are speaking of...

  • Israel names five victims of Bulgaria terror attack

    July 19, 2012 | 3:23 pm

    The names of the five Israelis killed in a suicide bombing in Bulgaria were released Thursday, after Israeli authorities had confirmed their identification and informed the families.

    The names of those killed are Maor Harush, 24, and Elior Price, 25, from Acre; Itzik Kolangi, 28,...

  • Bomb kills powerful Assad kin; battle in Damascus

    July 18, 2012 | 3:51 pm

    A bomber killed three of Bashar Assad’s top military officials on Wednesday - including his powerful brother-in-law - in a devastating blow to the Syrian leader’s inner circle as rebels closed in vowing to “liberate” the capital.

    Slain brother-in-law Assef Shawkat was one of the...

  • Seven killed on Israel’s Egypt and Gaza borders

    June 18, 2012 | 4:28 pm

    Militants who crossed into Israel from Egypt’s Sinai Desert fired on Israelis building a barrier on the border on Monday, killing one worker, before soldiers shot dead two of the attackers, Israel’s military said.

    Israel later launched air strikes killing four Palestinians in the...

  • Israel strikes Gaza sniper squad, killing two

    June 18, 2012 | 10:41 am

    Israel’s Air Force fired on what it called a terrorist squad of snipers operating near the security fence in the northern Gaza Strip.

    Two Palestinian men were killed and four were injured in Monday’s strikes, according to the Palestinian Ma’an news service, which identified the...

  • Israeli soldier, Gaza gunmen killed in clash

    June 1, 2012 | 2:35 pm

    A Palestinian gunman broke into Israel on Friday and killed a soldier before being shot dead himself in a rare cross-border attack that Israel blamed on the Islamist group Hamas.

    Israel hit back, with a missile-strike killing one militant and wounding two others in the southern Gaza...

  • French voters moving on from Toulouse, but Jews can’t let it go

    April 19, 2012 | 4:31 pm

    If Isaac Sitrin is worried about being targeted by Jew-hating thugs, then he is hiding it well.

    After determining that a fellow train passenger is Jewish and willing to lay tefillin, he ushers the passenger to the center of Gare du Nord train station. Praying aloud, Sitrin performs...

  • Israel kills Gazan gunman along tense border

    April 2, 2012 | 12:00 am

    Israeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian gunman suspected of trying to plant explosives beneath a fence at the border with Gaza, the Israeli military said on Sunday.

    Soldiers on Sunday recovered the remains of the gunman alongside an assault rifle, a statement from the Israeli...

  • Palestinian protester killed, dozens arrested and injured on Land Day

    March 30, 2012 | 10:34 am

    Israeli security forces shot dead one man in the Gaza Strip on Friday, medics said, and clashed with Palestinian stone-throwers around Jerusalem during “Land Day” rallies that turned violent.

    Border police fired tear gas, rubber bullets and stun grenades at crowds of Palestinian...

  • French lawmakers pay condolence calls in Jerusalem

    March 28, 2012 | 3:07 pm

    A delegation of French political leaders visiting Israel paid condolence calls to the families of the children and rabbi killed in the attack on a Jewish school in Toulouse.

    The members of the French parliament are in Israel through March 30 under the auspices of Project...

  • Strengthening Muslim-Jewish ties in the face of evil

    March 26, 2012 | 12:45 pm

    As a rabbi and an imam, we deeply mourn the tragic loss of innocent lives in the murderous terrorist attacks in France. We express our heartfelt sympathy and compassion for the bereaved.

    Amid the wall-to-wall media coverage of the attacks and their aftermath, one piece of the story...

  • From Middle East to France, a Jewish school’s journey

    March 19, 2012 | 12:40 pm

    Rabbi Jean-Paul Amoyelle, head of the Ozar Hatorah network of Jewish schools in France, was woken at 4 a.m. during a visit to New York with chilling news.

    Jewish schools and synagogues in France had been targeted in a string of attacks in the past decade, many of them arson, but...

  • Two Palestinians planting bombs killed by Israeli troops

    January 18, 2012 | 10:52 am

    Two Palestinians were reported killed in an Israeli military strike near the Gaza border.

    Israeli troops fired Wednesday on Palestinians that the Israeli military said were placing explosives near the border fence in order to harm or kidnap Israeli soldiers. Two other Palestinians...

  • Israel kills al-Qaida-linked chief in Gaza strike

    December 30, 2011 | 11:50 am

    Israel killed the leader of an al Qaeda-inspired faction in the Gaza Strip on Friday, accusing him of involvement in firing rockets and a planned attack on the Jewish state from the neighboring Egyptian Sinai.

    The deadly air strike was Israel’s second against a Salafi Islamist...

  • Gadhafi and the Jews

    October 26, 2011 | 3:56 pm

    Now it can be told: For the last decade or so, the Jews had secret back channels to Muammar Gadhafi.

    What led the pro-Israel community into a careful relationship with Gadhafi 10 years ago were considerations of U.S. national interests, Israel’s security needs and the claims of...

  • Death of a Tyrant: Gadhafi’s opponents and those who chose passivity

    By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

    October 24, 2011 | 11:04 am

    When I led public protests in the summer of 2009 against the arrival of Moammar Gadhafi to Englewood, New Jersey, that ultimately pushed him out of our town, friends called me concerned that I would be found in a shallow ditch somewhere, a victim of Gadhafi’s global terror...

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