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  • Families of students killed in Mercaz Harav yeshiva attack suing Bank of China for $1 billion

    October 24, 2012 | 12:59 pm

    The families of five of the students killed in the 2008 terrorist attack on the Mercaz Harav Yeshiva in Jerusalem have filed a $1 billion lawsuit against the Bank of China for making money transfers to Hamas.

    The lawsuit filed Tuesday in New York State court accuses the bank...

  • Israel faces grim intelligence estimate

    By Leslie Susser

    March 13, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    Last week�(tm)s terrorist attack at a Jerusalem yeshiva and the new Israeli national intelligence assessment presented to the Cabinet on Sunday underscore the acute security problems Israel faces this year and beyond.

    The terrorist shooting spree in the Mercaz Harav yeshiva,...

  • A letter to my secular friend in Tel Aviv

    By  Orit Arfa

    March 13, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    This letter is directed to a friend of mine in Tel Aviv and to all those who can relate to what she said to me.


    I know you didn't mean to be insensitive. I know that you seek to be a good person and to improve yourself and the world in your own way.

    I'm no angel, either. I admit I...

  • Only the best go there

    By Susan Freudenheim

    March 10, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    There are moments when half a world away seems right around the corner. At Young Israel of Century City (YICC) on Sunday afternoon, Israel's pain at the murder of eight young yeshiva students burned through the Los Angeles Jewish community, just as it has in Jerusalem, where the...
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  • Protesters and counter-protesters flank Wilshire Boulevard

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    March 10, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    While officials at the Israeli consulate in Los Angeles last Friday mourned the terrorist attack at a Jerusalem yeshiva the day before, a crowd of about 200 Muslim activists, college students and fellow travelers gathered along Wilshire Boulevard to protest the Jewish state, calling...
  • Jerusalem killing hits home for local yeshiva students

    By Julie G Fax

    March 10, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    Aaron Begin, 17, stands in front of a bulletin board in the corridor of Yeshiva of Los Angeles (YULA) boys high school. He stares at pictures of boys his own age grieving over friends gunned down at Mercaz Harav Yeshiva while they studied in the library. He studies the photos of...
  • Briefs: Community shares grief at Standing in Unity rally, Federation board to be streamlined?

    March 10, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    Community Shares Grief During Standing in Unity Rally

    The recent massacre at the Mercaz Harav seminary in Jerusalem prompted young community leaders to galvanize support for Israel with a nondenominational, nonpartisan rally on March 17 at Sinai Temple in Westwood. Standing in...

  • Yeshiva terror attack cut religious Zionists deeply

    By Dina Kraft

    March 9, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    The one with glasses and a wide smile was the brother of a friend, the one with blue eyes and side curls the son of another.

    In the close-knit world of religious Zionism, no one feels far removed from the grief for eight young people gunned down while studying Talmud in their...
  • Sunday rally planned to support Israel

    By Amy Klein

    March 6, 2008 | 5:00 pm



    Exclusive JewishJournal.com video: Dueling demonstrations --Muslim students led by Amir Abdel Malik Ali, Imam of Masjid Al-Islam in Oakland and a pro-Israel crowd in front of the Israeli Consulate Friday noon. Rabbi Daniel Bouskila leads the singing of "Ya'aseh Shalom."




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  • Thousands mourn as yeshiva terrror attack victims are buried

    By Roy Eitan

    March 6, 2008 | 5:00 pm

    Thousands of mourners turned out Friday for the funerals of the eight students, aged 15 to 26, killed in Thursday's attack at a prominent yeshiva in Jerusalem.

    With Thursday's shooting, Palestinian terrorists brought the bloodshed that had been limited to an ever-growing area around...

  • With security focus on Gaza, terror strikes a Jerusalem yeshiva

    By Roy Eitan

    March 5, 2008 | 5:00 pm


    While Israel's eyes were focused on the security threat from the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, terrorism struck in the heart of the Jewish state.

    A gunman stormed into the Yeshivat Mercaz Harav complex in west Jerusalem late Thursday, mowing down students who had gathered in the dining...