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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...

  • Netanyahu: ‘Next year in a more built up Jerusalem’

    May 31, 2011 | 4:39 pm

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reiterated his uncompromising stance on a united Jerusalem Tuesday night, saying he plans to authorize more building in the capital, in a speech at Mercaz Harav Yeshiva in Jerusalem.

    The prime minister spoke on the eve of Jerusalem Day that commemorates Israel’s liberation of east Jerusalem in the 1967 Six Day War.

    Mercaz Harav, an orthodox Yeshiva located in the Kiryat Moshe neighborhood of Jerusalem was the site of a terror attack in 2008 in which a Palestinian gunman killed eight students.

    Read more at Haaretz.com.