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  • Nasrallah warns Israel that Hezbollah will avenge commander’s killing

    December 20, 2013 | 9:23 am

    Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah on Friday vowed to avenge Israel for the killing of a senior Hezbollah commander in Beirut earlier this month.

    Hassan Laqqis, who fought in Syria's civil war for the Lebanese Shi'ite militia, was shot dead outside his home on December 4.

    ...
  • Ten car bombs kill 39 in Iraqi capital

    June 24, 2013 | 2:37 pm

    Ten car bombs exploded across the Iraqi capital on Monday, killing nearly 40 people in markets and garages on the evening of a Shi'ite Muslim celebration, police and medical sources said.

    Some of the attacks targeted districts where Shi'ites were commemorating the anniversary of...

  • Loughner’s parents acted on signs of danger before Giffords attack

    March 28, 2013 | 1:06 pm

    The parents of Jared Loughner, concerned by his erratic behavior, confiscated a gun and disabled his car in the months before the killing spree that critically wounded congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.

    Documents released Wednesday by the Pima County Sheriff's office in Arizona...

  • Sandy Hook: The cultural phenomenon behind mass shootings

    December 16, 2012 | 3:57 pm

    It has been 13 years since the murders at Columbine High School, when two teenagers killed 13 people and wounded 21 others.  Since that time, ABC reports, there have been 31 school shootings.   In the wake of the Columbine calamity, law enforcement doctrine changed dramatically:...

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  • Murder in Newtown - God Help Us All

    By Ilana Angel

    December 15, 2012 | 8:17 am

    I am overwhelmed by what happened at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.  My heart is broken and I cry at the senseless loss. I simply do not understand what happened and I am struggling. So many lives lost, so many lives shattered, so many questions will...

  • Egypt says it has identified suspects in Sinai killings

    September 6, 2012 | 2:36 pm

    Egypt has identified seven suspects, including one Egyptian, in the killing of 16 border guards last month that triggered the biggest security sweep along its frontier with Israel in decades, the interior minister said.

    The attack on August 5, the worst since Egypt's 1973 war...

  • White supremacist couple accused in killing spree indicted in Oregon

    August 20, 2012 | 12:49 pm

    A white supremacist couple accused of four West Coast murders, including one because a name sounded Jewish, were indicted on federal racketeering charges.

    A grand jury in Portland, Ore., indicted David “Joey” Pedersen, 32, and Holly Ann Grigsby, 25, for racketeering activity in...

  • Iranian suspects reportedly confess to killing scientists, training in Israel

    August 6, 2012 | 10:59 am

    More than a dozen Iranian citizens arrested in connection with the assassination of several Iranian nuclear scientists have confessed, Iranian state television reported.

    The Iranians were shown in a television report describing how they were trained at an Israeli military camp near...

  • Israeli teen to serve 8 years in prison for killing Arab

    July 12, 2012 | 2:50 pm

    Israeli teen was sentenced to prison for killing an Arab man in Jerusalem.

    The killer, 17, was sentenced Thursday to eight years by the Jerusalem District Court as part of a plea bargain.

    In all, three teens were accused of attacking two Arab men in the city center in February...

  • This past month in the Muslim world

    By Dennis Prager

    July 11, 2012 | 4:14 pm

    Some news items from the Islamic world in the past month:

    Nigeria:

    June 18 (CNN): “A militant Islamist group [Boko Haram, which means “Western culture is forbidden”] claimed responsibility Monday for bombings the day before that the Nigerian Red Cross said left 50 people dead...

  • When killers target kids

    May 2, 2012 | 2:20 pm

    On July 22, 2011, 33-year-old Anders Behring Breivik killed 69 people, most of them teenagers, on the island of Utøya in Norway. On March 19, 2012, 23-year-old Mohammed Merah shot and killed a teacher and three young children at a Jewish school in Toulouse, France.

    Both killers...

  • Shootings upend French election, Sarkozy gains

    March 22, 2012 | 12:32 pm

    The shootings of French soldiers and Jewish schoolchildren by a home-grown Islamist gunman killed by police have upended France’s election campaign and resurrected conservative President Nicolas Sarkozy’s prospects.

    The first opinion poll to be taken since Mohamed Merah, 23,...

  • Road to radicalization from Toulouse to Kandahar

    March 21, 2012 | 11:54 am

    For Mohamed Merah, the Frenchman suspected of killing four Jews and three Muslim soldiers in southwestern France, the road to radicalization ran from Toulouse to Kandahar in Afghanistan.

    Merah, 24, who was holed up in a suburban Toulouse apartment on Wednesday, besieged by police...

  • Toulouse shooting suspect’s standoff continues [VIDEO]

    March 21, 2012 | 11:01 am

    The standoff in France between police and Mohammed Merah, the suspect in the shooting at a Jewish school in Toulouse, stretched into its 13th hour Wednesday.

    The standoff began at 3 a.m. Wednesday outside the Toulouse home of Merah, a 24-year-old French national of Algerian descent...

  • Thousands march in memory of Toulouse victims

    March 20, 2012 | 9:20 am

    Thousands silently demonstrated Monday evening in Paris to pay tribute to the four victims of a shooting attack at a Jewish school in southwestern France.

    A man riding a motorbike opened fire Monday morning outside the Ozar Hatorah School in Toulouse, where students were waiting to...

  • Shabbat Shalom: Welcome to the Ant Farm

    By Ilana Angel

    October 15, 2011 | 12:47 pm

    Last night I went to Friday night serves at Beit T’Shuvah in Los Angeles. The choir was killing it, and I was with my pal Rachel and her fiancé Luke, whose dad is in town, so it was a good night.  My son opted to stay home as he was preparing for a test and the rest of his weekend...

  • Israel, Gaza militants agree to halt fire

    August 26, 2011 | 8:25 am

    Israel and Islamic Jihad militants agreed to halt fire on Friday after days of deadly cross border violence, a Palestinian official said.

    Eight Palestinians, including a local commander of the Islamic Jihad in Gaza, were killed since a truce was called on Monday, raising to 26 the...

  • After attack near Eilat kills 8 Israelis, worries over the Egypt border

    August 18, 2011 | 2:19 pm

    After a deadly string of terrorist attacks in southern Israel, officials in Jerusalem are on the alert for how instability in neighboring Egypt may be opening up more avenues for terrorists intent on attacking Israel.

    Thursday’s coordinated attacks left eight Israelis dead—six...

  • Rest in Peace Leiby Kletzky

    By Ilana Angel

    July 13, 2011 | 10:18 am

    My heart is broken this morning having awoken to the news that Leiby Kletzky, the 8 year old boy from Brooklyn, who has been missing for two days, has been found dead.  I have been praying for him to be safe and it is so sad that this beautiful child has passed in such an inhuman...

  • Egypt vice president Omar Suleiman survives assassination attempt, reports say

    February 5, 2011 | 2:50 am

    Fox News reported on Saturday that recently appointed Egyptian Vice President Omar Suleiman has survived an attempted assassination.

    According to the report, armed assassins targeted the convoy in which Suleiman was travelling, killing two of his bodyguards.

    Fox News reported that the U.S. confirmed the reports of the failed assassination attempt, however White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs declined to address the reports.

    Read more at HAARETZ.com.

  • The Way of Madness

    By Rabbi Steven Z. Leder

    July 21, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    The idea of one Jew killing another is shocking. Most of us think it never happens -- but the truth is that it does. It happens this week in the Torah with Pinchas. After seeing a Jew apparently enticed by a Midianite prostitute, Pinchas runs them both through with his spear.

    It...

  • Quebec Leader Tours Firebombed School

    By Bram Eisenthal

    April 15, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Entering the room that once housed a children's library, the premier of Quebec couldn't help but scrunch up his nose against the burnt, toxic smell.

    "It will actually leave a very strong impression," Jean Charest told reporters, following his April 8 visit to Montreal's United...

  • The Drawbacks of the Proposed Pullback

    By Dr. Nadav Morag

    April 1, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    The targeted killing of Hamas founder Ahmad Yassin and the "open season" that Israel has declared against Hamas leaders and those of other Palestinian terrorist organizations must be viewed as part of a larger Israeli policy designed to achieve a number of objectives.

    One of the...

  • Building Bridges   in Brooklyn

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    February 12, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Two year ago, when Jeremy Kagan met Yudi Simon, a Chasid, and T.J. Moses, an African American, the young men lived just four blocks from each other in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.

    "But it may as well have been 50 miles," he said.

    Their tenuous relationship is the focus of Kagan's new...

  • The War at Home

    By Rob Eshman

    April 17, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Four Angelenos were killed on the last day of the battle for Baghdad. Three were young men, each one of them killed with a bullet to the head on the streets of South Central Los Angeles. The fourth to die was an 8-year-old girl, hit by a bullet meant for a gang member.

    Before the war...

  • Death Camp Uprising

    By Alan Riding

    September 5, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    In the history of the Holocaust, the Sobibor death camp in Eastern Poland has remained something of a footnote, a place where 260,000 Jews were murdered, as opposed to at least 1.1 million in Auschwitz-Birkenau. Having operated for just 18 months and closed long before the Allied...

  • 15 and Counting

    By Rob Eshman

    August 8, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Washington's official response to the killings of five Americans at Hebrew University can be summed up largely in a word: words.

    True, the attacks came as Congress is in recess and President George W. Bush is between vacations. After a meeting with Jordan's King Abdullah, a day...

  • Use Law to Respond to Hebrew University Attack

    By Stephen M. Flatow

    August 8, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    We've seen it before -- more than 20 dead and hundreds injured as a result of Palestinian Arab terror attacks in Israel within a week of each other. The death of five Americans at Hebrew University on Jerusalem's Mount Scopus brought the pain home to America once again. President...

  • Food for Thought

    By Hirsh Goodman

    August 1, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    The motive driving suicide volunteers is revenge. They have stopped fighting to liberate Palestine. They have suspended

    the dream of a state. They now dream of killing as many Jews as possible, of revenge, of making life in Israel impossible -- and they truly believe they can do it....

  • 2002 terror attacks

    By Journal Staff

    March 14, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Jan. 15 Palestinian gunmen kill an elderly Israeli American who drives into the Bethlehem area.

    Jan. 17 Six Israelis are killed and 33 injured when a Palestinian terrorist with an assault rifle attacks guests at a bat mitzvah celebration in Hadera.

    Jan. 22 A Palestinian terrorist...

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