What San Gabriel’s Padres taught William Mulholland
House rejects stopgap security agency funding, partial shutdown looms
Reflecting on my trip to Birmingham with The Temple
LAUSD board race a study in polarization
Iran nuclear talks advancing, no deal likely next week
Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov shot dead in Moscow
My interview with Leonard Nimoy
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July 18, 2012 | 10:20 am
May 23, 2012 | 3:08 pm
Israel’s Shin Bet security service said it discovered several Palestinian terror cells operating in the Hebron area.
One of the cells is affiliated with Hamas and another planned to kidnap Jews living in the Kiryat Arba area, according to the Shin Bet. Another cell detonated an explosive near an Israeli car using a cell phone.
Earlier this week, the Shin Bet announced that it had arrested nine Palestinians from the Ramallah area for attempting to kidnap an Israeli woman and her young daughter after surrounding the car in which they were riding.
April 25, 2012 | 5:32 pm
Hezbollah poses no specific threat to Jewish communities in metropolitan Detroit, the FBI’s head of counterterrorism in Michigan reportedly said at a suburban Detroit JCC.
However, Assistant Special Agent Todd Mayberry told a security conference Tuesday at the Jewish Community...
April 24, 2012 | 10:15 am
April 24, 2012 | 10:13 am
An Italian convert to Islam arrested for suspected links to terrorism was connected to a suspect who planned to bomb Milan’s main synagogue.
Andrea Campione, 28, who worked in a picture frame factory, was arrested in the Adriatic seacoast town of Pesaro on Monday during an...
April 20, 2012 | 12:05 pm
April 18, 2012 | 1:15 pm
Israel’s Shin Bet security service highlighted two Palestinian terrorists released in the swap for Gilad Shalit who have resumed terrorist activity.
One of the terrorists, who was deported to Gaza, wrote guidelines for future abductions, including “The captive should not be hidden...
March 27, 2012 | 10:36 am
Israeli troops foiled a terror attack along the Gaza border.
The military on Tuesday discovered and defused a powerful bomb planted next to the security fence, the IDF announced Tuesday evening.
The bomb was meant to attack soldiers patrolling near the security fence separating...
February 15, 2012 | 4:18 pm
November 6, 2011 | 7:18 pm
Rockets fired from Gaza on southern Israel over the weekend injured a foreign worker.
Two rockets fired at southern Israel on Saturday night landed near Ashkelon. A foreign worker from Thailand suffered shrapnel wounds in the attack.
A rocket from Gaza had landed in the same area on Friday night. Following that strike, the Israeli Air Force a night later attacked an Islamic Jihad terrorist cell in southern Gaza preparing to launch a rocket into Israel, according to reports. The Israeli strike killed one of the cell members, Palestinian sources told reporters.
October 31, 2011 | 1:53 pm
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July 25, 2011 | 9:10 pm
I’d love to know if, in the long history of human evil, a great musician ever became a mass murderer. I ask this question because I’ve always had this crazy theory that when someone is busy and obsessed with creating and playing music, he or she doesn’t think about killing...
March 24, 2011 | 4:16 pm
President Obama conveyed to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu his condolences over recent terrorist attacks and reaffirmed “unwavering” commitment to Israel’s security.
“President Obama called Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu today to convey his condolences over the...
March 24, 2011 | 11:12 am
The lone casualty in the bombing at a bus stop in central Jerusalem was a British woman studying at Hebrew University.
Mary Jean Gardner, 59, had been in Israel since January, the Jewish Chronicle reported.
British Foreign Secretary William Hague called Wednesday’s attack a...
March 23, 2011 | 8:38 pm
The Israeli Air Force struck targets in the Gaza Strip in the early hours of Thursday, a day after Palestinian militants fired about a dozen rockets and mortars across the border.
Hamas, which controls the Strip, said the Israeli airstrike targeted smuggling tunnels along the...
March 23, 2011 | 3:30 pm
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January 26, 2011 | 10:01 am
Members of a Palestinian terror cell were indicted for the murder of an American tourist in a forest near Jerusalem.
Four Palestinians from villages near Hebron were indicted Wednesday in Jerusalem District Court for the murder of Christine Logan, 40, also identified by some media...
September 20, 2010 | 2:56 pm
Egypt was on high security alert after receiving information that Hamas terrorists were planning to infiltrate into the Sinai and launch rockets at Israel.
Reports received by Egyptian security services suggested that the rockets either had been smuggled into Egypt or would be set...
March 17, 2010 | 1:36 pm
A federal magistrate ruled that the Palestinian Authority cannot force a reporter from The Atlantic magazine to testify in a terror-related lawsuit, Politico reported.
Jeffrey Goldberg, a national correspondent for The Atlantic, was subpoenaed recently by the Palestinian Authority...
September 26, 2009 | 3:01 pm
The New York Times has an in-depth profile today of Najibullah Zazi, the former coffee cart vendor arrested this week for allegedly planning terrorist acts in the United States. Here’s
In many ways, Flushing must have seemed like another planet to a teenager raised in tribal...
January 14, 2009 | 1:10 pm
Have you noticed that when people complain about bias in the media, it’s always bias against their own point of view and never bias in favor of their side?
When press accounts confirm your interpretation of events, they’re fair, accurate and objective. When the upshot of a news...
January 7, 2009 | 7:14 pm
Damage to a home in Sderot from a Qassam rocket. Photo by The Media Line
The body, wrapped only in a flag, is lowered into the ground as family members throw themselves toward the grave, screaming in anguish. At that moment, their world has ended.
For the hundreds standing around...
January 5, 2009 | 7:13 pmI recently heard novelist Vince Flynn, author of spy thrillers, speak at YULA High School, discussing such issues as the war on terror. During his speech, he gave everyone an interesting point to consider.
He asked: While watching "24" or reading his books, when Jack Bauer or Mitch...
January 5, 2009 | 4:24 pm
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