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  • Parents of 3-month-old terror victim welcome new baby

    August 11, 2015 | 9:57 am

    The parents of a 3-month-old girl killed in a car-ramming attack in Jerusalem have welcomed a new baby girl.

    Hannah and Shmuel Braun’s second child was delivered Sunday night in their Jerusalem home, as the labor had progressed too far to go to the hospital, the Times of Israel...

  • Four Israelis wounded in car-ramming attack at West Bank bus stop

    May 14, 2015 | 8:47 am

    Four Israelis were wounded, one seriously, when a car driven by a Palestinian man drove into a crowd of people standing at a West Bank bus stop.

    A car with Palestinian license plates driving at high speed near the Alon Shvut settlement in the Gush Etzion bloc veered into a bus...

  • Can Charlie Hebdo’s spirit include Israel?

    January 8, 2015 | 3:50 pm

    The Islamist massacre at Charlie Hebdo has understandably captured global attention because it was a barbaric attack on France and freedom of expression. In a moment of defiant moral clarity, "je suis Charlie" emerged as a popular phrase of solidarity with the victims. Hopefully...

  • French police converge on small town after Paris attack suspects seen

    January 8, 2015 | 8:38 am

    French anti-terrorism police converged on an area northeast of Paris on Thursday after two brothers suspected of being behind an attack on a satirical newspaper were spotted at a gasoline station in the region.

    France's prime minister said on Thursday he feared the Islamist...

  • Kalman Levine: Born in Kansas City, transformed in L.A., murdered in Jerusalem

    By Jared Sichel

    November 18, 2014 | 11:18 am

    Rabbi Kalman Levine, born Cary Levine in Kansas City, Mo. on June 30, 1959, was murdered Tuesday morning in a terror attack at Kehillat Bnei Torah synagogue in the Har Nof neighborhood of Jerusalem. He was in the middle of the daily morning prayer service.

    A man who in many ways...

  • Second light rail victim, Palestinian attacker buried in Jerusalem

    October 27, 2014 | 10:24 am

    Hundreds attended the funeral for the second victim of the driver who smashed his car into the light rail in eastern Jerusalem.

    Karen Yemima Muscara, 22, who had come to Israel more than a year ago from her home in Guayaquil, Ecuador, to complete her conversion to Judaism, was...

  • Jewish-Arab violence in Jerusalem sends tensions spiraling

    October 23, 2014 | 2:37 pm

    This post originally appeared on www.themedialine.org

    Shimshon Halperin, an American citizen from Monsey, New York, is trying to find meaning in the death of his three-month-old granddaughter Chaya Zissel, killed by a Palestinian who drove his vehicle at a high speed into a crowd...

  • L.A. native, father of infant murdered in Jerusalem terror attack recovering from injuries

    By Jared Sichel

    October 23, 2014 | 11:43 am

    UPDATE Oct. 24: Consul general David Siegel released a statement Thursday on the recent terrorist attack in Jerusalem:

    "We are heartbroken at the savage murder of three-month-old Chaya Zissel Braun, daughter of Los Angeles native Shmueli Braun and New York native Chana Braun....

  • Netanyahu slams Abbas over deadly rail attack in Jerusalem

    October 22, 2014 | 1:01 pm

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas for the light rail attack in Jerusalem that killed a 3-month-old girl.

    The Prime Minister’s Office spokesman, Ofir Gendelman, on his official Twitter feed identified the driver of...

  • Deadly tractor incident in Jerusalem called terror attack

    August 4, 2014 | 8:36 am

    A tractor rammed a bus and a car, killing one, in Jerusalem, in what police are calling a terrorist attack.

    Police shot and killed the driver of the industrial digger, reportedly a Palestinian man, in the incident Monday on Shmuel HaNavi Street, in north-center Jerusalem.


  • Amid violent clashes, Egypt closes border with Gaza

    August 15, 2013 | 9:07 am

    Egypt closed the border between Sinai and the Gaza Strip as clashes between its government security forces and protesters backing deposed President Mohamed Morsi continued for a second day.

    The Rafah crossing was closed “indefinitely,” the French news agency AFP reported...

  • Iran denies involvement in Bulgaria bomb attack

    February 8, 2013 | 7:29 am

    Iran played no part in the bombing of a bus last year that killed Israeli tourists, its ambassador to Bulgaria said on Friday, rejecting Israeli charges that it was involved in the attack.

    Bulgaria has accused the Iranian-backed Hezbollah of carrying out the July attack, a charge...

  • Bus explodes in Tel Aviv in apparent terror attack; Hamas celebrates

    November 21, 2012 | 6:13 am

    A bomb exploded on a bus in central Tel Aviv on Wednesday, wounding 15 people in what Israeli officials said was a terrorist attack that could complicate efforts to secure a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip.

    Celebratory gunfire rang out across Gaza as the news spread and the...

  • Palestinian Olympic team goalie arrested for terror attack

    April 2, 2012 | 10:28 am

    The goalie of the Palestinian Olympic soccer team and Palestinian Red Crescent employees were among 13 West Bank residents arrested for an attack on Israeli soldiers.

    The arrests in the Jan. 20 shooting attack against Israeli troops were announced Monday by the Israel Defense...

  • Israeli troops foil terror attack on Egypt border

    February 21, 2012 | 10:59 am

    Israeli troops thwarted a terror attack on Israel’s border with Egypt.

    During a routine patrol on the Israel-Egypt border to prevent smuggling, Israeli soldiers stopping a smuggling attempt witnessed a man leave a bag on the Israeli side of the border and flee back to Egypt. The bag...

  • Palestinian Authority condemns Tel Aviv terror attack

    August 29, 2011 | 11:22 am

    The Palestinian Authority condemned the terror attack in Tel Aviv in a statement released on Monday.

    In the statement, the PA not only condemned the attack in south Tel Aviv early on Monday morning, but also the recent Israel Defense Forces strikes on Gaza, and attacks against...

  • UPDATE: Gunmen kill at least 7 in Israel; Israel targets Gaza militants

    August 18, 2011 | 11:45 am

    Gunmen killed seven people in southern Israel on Thursday in attacks along the Egyptian border and Israel responded with an air strike in the Gaza Strip that killed six Palestinians, including the leaders of a group it blamed for the violence.

    The series of assaults on a desert road...

  • Gates: Turmoil needs ‘bold action’ by Israel, Palestinians

    March 25, 2011 | 10:12 am

    The turmoil in the Middle East creates a need for “bold action” by Israel and the Palestinians toward peace, U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said.

    “I know there may be a temptation during this time of great uncertainty in the region to be more cautious about pursuing the peace...

  • U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates arrives in Israel in blast’s wake

    March 24, 2011 | 9:36 am

    U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates arrived in Israel, where he is expected to press Israel and the Palestinians to restart peace talks in the wake of increased unrest.

    Gates, who landed in Israel on Thursday morning, less than a day after a bomb attack in central Jerusalem and...

  • Terror attack averted on Tel Aviv bus

    May 26, 2010 | 12:47 pm

    Israeli police were searching the Tel Aviv area for a man and woman who reportedly tried to carry out a terror attack on a bus on Dizengoff Street.

    A man sitting in the back of the bus wearing a heavy coat on a hot day yelled “slaughter the Jews” in Arabic, while a woman in the...

  • Three’s Company

    September 9, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    This was one weird summer for American Jews.

    On one hand, it brought an unprecedented wave of anti-Semitic terror attacks: three Sacramento-area synagogues firebombed in June, six Jews shot leaving a Chicago shul in July, an armed assault on the North Valley Jewish Community Center in...