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  • Fatah-aligned group calls for attacks on Israel

    September 11, 2013 | 11:05 am

    The Al Aksa Martyrs’ Brigades called on followers to launch attacks against Israel.

    The Fatah-aligned Al Aksa Martyrs’ Brigades on Tuesday distributed a leaflet calling for its “units and sleeping cells” to start launching attacks against “the Zionist enemy” beginning on...

  • Briefs

    By JTA Staff

    January 15, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Annan Blasts Anti-Semitism

    In a gala dinner with U.K. dignitaries Tuesday night, U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan condemned Islamophobia and anti-Semitism.

    "No one should underestimate the depth of the scars left by the long history of persecution, pogroms, institutionalized...

  • ‘Martyr for Peace’

    By Donald H. Harrison

    August 8, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Flags of the United States and Israel draped the simple pine coffin of Marla Bennett, the 24-year-old student laid to rest on Monday, at a service that emphasized Jewish solidarity in the face of terrorism.

    More than 1,500 mourners gathered in San Diego to bid farewell to Bennett,...

  • Battlefield Child Abuse

    By Tom Tugend

    May 10, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has condemned governments, clergy and parents who encourage children to participate in violent protests and pitched battles in the Middle East, Asia and Africa.

    In a resolution adopted by its national membership of more than 60,000...