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  • Palestinian couple fired for aiding Jewish family following terror attack that killed father of 10

    August 9, 2016 | 2:06 pm

    A Palestinian husband and wife who helped a Jewish family following a deadly terrorist attack on their car are looking for work in Israel after being fired for assisting Jews.

    Yochai Damari, the head of the Har Hebron Regional Council, in a Facebook post Sunday called on the...

  • Axe attack in Germany demands ‘early warning system,’ say Jewish leaders

    July 19, 2016 | 11:18 am

    German Jewish leaders warned that all German institutions, not just Jewish ones, should take extra precautions against terrorism in the wake of an ISIS-inspired axe attack on a train in Wurzburg.

    “(We) are just as concerned about such attacks as are non-Jews here,” Josef...

  • Sinai Temple vigil unites police, clergy for “healing in tragic times” [VIDEO]

    By Ryan Torok

    July 15, 2016 | 11:56 am

    A week after the murder of five police officers in Dallas and just hours after more than 80 people were killed and 200 wounded from a terrorist attack in Nice, France, Los Angeles rabbis, African-American Christian faith leaders and Los Angeles Police Department officers came...

  • Trump condemns ‘outrageous’ terrorist attack in Tel Aviv

    By Jacob Kornbluh, Jewish Insider

    June 9, 2016 | 12:39 pm

    Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Thursday condemned “in the strongest possible terms” Wednesday’s deadly terrorist attack in Tel Aviv.

    “I condemn, in the strongest possible terms, the outrageous terrorist shootings that took the lives of at least four...

  • At two Inland Empire Mosques, Muslims shocked by attack, disgusted by ISIS

    By Jared Sichel

    December 8, 2015 | 10:35 am

    For the last two years, multiple times each week, Gasser Shehata prayed around lunchtime at the same San Bernardino mosque as Syed Rizwan Farook, the 28-year-old Muslim who, with his wife, Tashfeen Malik, recently carried out the largest terrorist attack on U.S. soil since the...

  • A funeral for Richard Lakin

    By Rabbi David Wolpe

    October 28, 2015 | 10:01 am

    "I want to thank him for teaching me how to ride a bike.  And for watching 'Charlotte's Web' with me over and over again."  The granddaughter of the gentle man lying on a bier, shrouded in his tallit, began to weep.  Her mother, one of Richard Lakin's two children, rushed forward...

  • Rabbi injured in 2014 Jerusalem synagogue attack dies of wounds

    October 26, 2015 | 11:51 am

    An Israeli rabbi injured nearly a year ago in a terror attack on a Jerusalem synagogue has died of his injures.

    Thousands of mourners gathered Saturday night for the funeral of Haim Yechiel Rothman, who went by “Howie.” The funeral procession started at the Bnei Torah synagogue...

  • I’m done apologizing!

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    October 13, 2015 | 8:23 am

    Every time a wave of terror washes Israel, incitement fills the media, social and traditional. This time around, however, it's worse than ever. This time around, the terrorists are acting in a way that easily appears as if they are "lone wolves" who acted spontaneously in a moment...

  • Gunmen storm Tunisian museum, kill two Tunisians, 17 foreign tourists

    March 18, 2015 | 10:06 am

    Gunmen in military uniforms stormed Tunisia's national museum, killing 17 foreign tourists and two Tunisians on Wednesday in one of the worst militant attacks in a country that has largely escaped the region's "Arab Spring" turmoil.

    Visitors from Italy, Germany, Poland...

  • Mumbai Chabad house, closed after 2008 terror attack, to reopen

    August 26, 2014 | 11:32 am

    The reconstructed Chabad house in Mumbai, which closed after a terror attack six years ago, is set to reopen.

    Nariman House, the six-story home of Chabad-Lubavitch of Mumbai, will be rededicated Tuesday.

    A series of attacks in the Indian city in November 2008 by members of a...

  • Soldier shooting at eastern Jerusalem bus stop seen as terror attack

    August 4, 2014 | 8:42 am

    An Israeli soldier in uniform waiting at an eastern Jerusalem bus stop was shot in the stomach in what police said was likely a terror attack.

    The soldier, in his 20s, reportedly is hospitalized in critical condition following Monday’s attack near the Hebrew University campus in...

  • 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.


  • Rabbi shot in Russia released from Israeli hospital

    August 5, 2013 | 10:16 am

    A Chabad rabbi shot in what authorities have called a likely terrorist attack in southern Russia was discharged from an Israeli hospital.

    Rabbi Artur Ovadia Isakov, 40, was released from Beilinson Hospital in Petach Tikvah on Sunday. He had surgery to repair his liver there.

  • Suspected London terror attack signifies no special risk for Jews, security unit says

    May 23, 2013 | 9:04 am

    British Jews are no more at risk from terrorism than they were before the slaying of a British soldier by suspected terrorists, British Jewry’s security unit said.

    “For the Jewish community security, the primary lessons remain unchanged,” CST wrote Thursday on its website....

  • Boston hospitals scramble to care for wounded after blasts

    April 15, 2013 | 9:56 pm

    At Boston Children's Hospital, the list of the wounded included a 2-year-old boy with a head injury, a 9-year-old girl with leg trauma and six other children under the age of 15.

    Over at Massachusetts General Hospital, which was caring for 29 victims, injuries ranged from cuts...

  • Two explosions hit Boston Marathon finish line, at least 2 killed

    April 15, 2013 | 1:12 pm

    Two explosions hit the Boston Marathon as runners crossed the finish line on Monday, killing at least two people and injuring 23 on a day when tens of thousands of people pack the streets to watch one of the world's best known marathons.

    Pictures from the scene showed blood...

  • Report: France backs designating Hezbollah militiamen terrorists

    March 29, 2013 | 4:35 am

    The French government supports adding the armed wing of Hezbollah to the European Union’s list of terrorist organizations, an Arabic daily reported.

    The London-based Al Hayat daily reported on Friday that French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius informed U.S. Secretary of State...

  • 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...

  • Prosecutor: Suspects in Paris store attack linked to Syria

    October 12, 2012 | 12:01 pm

    Suspects in the recent bombing of a kosher supermarket near Paris belonged to an “extremely dangerous” cell with links to Islamist rebels in Syria, a Paris public prosecutor has said.

    Speaking on Thursday at a press conference in Paris, Francois Molins of the city’s prosecutor’s...

  • Arab Israeli MK Zoabi blames Israeli policy for terror attack in Bulgaria

    July 27, 2012 | 11:49 am

    An Israeli Arab Knesset member said that Israeli policy led to the deadly recent terrorist attack against Israeli tourists in Bulgaria.

    “Israel is not a victim, and even when civilians are killed, the occupying Israeli policy is to blame,” Channel 10 quoted Haneen Zoabi as saying,...

  • Israel blames Iran after attacks on Embassy staff

    February 13, 2012 | 8:39 am

    Israel accused arch-enemies Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah of being behind twin bomb attacks that targeted Israeli embassy staff in India and Georgia on Monday, wounding four people.

    Tehran denied involvement in the attacks, which amplified tensions between two countries...

  • Carnage in Nigerian terror attack that left at least 178 dead

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    January 22, 2012 | 11:49 pm

    The Islamist attacks that began Friday continued today in the Nigerian city of Kano. So far, at least 178 have been killed.

    The attacks, carried out by Boko Haram, which means “Western education is sacrilege” and wants to impose sharia law on the 160 million living in Nigeria, were...

  • Yeshiva shuttered over students’ ties to West Bank attacks

    November 2, 2011 | 12:07 pm

    A West Bank yeshiva high school whose students have been identified as being involved in attacks against Palestinians has been ordered shut down.

    The Dorshei Yehudcha yeshiva high school, which has about 100 students, reportedly was ordered closed last week by Israel’s Education...

  • The Shabbat Nightmare

    By Sarah Tuttle-Singer

    March 13, 2011 | 11:54 am

    She lit the Shabbat candles.  He blessed the wine.  The oldest sprinkled salt on the challah, and they thanked God for the delicious golden bounty.

    Together they sat - faces warmed by candlelight.  The rain outside threw frigged daggers against the windowpane. 

    But they were...

  • Homeland Security in Chicago to beef up Jewish security

    November 1, 2010 | 1:11 pm

    Agents from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security are in Chicago to beef up security at Jewish institutions.

    They arrived Sunday and are working through the Chicago Jewish federation, according to Paul Goldenberg, national director of the Secure Community Network (SCN), a...

  • ‘Yeah, But:’ 2 Words Lead to Dark Side

    By Hesham A. Hassaballa

    July 21, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    In the wake of the terrorist attacks in London, I can't help but despair at the ever-spiraling violence in our world today. And it pains me even more deeply that a significant portion of that violence occurs at the hands of Muslims in the name of Islam.

    Of course, we have all...

  • World Briefs

    By JTA Staff

    March 11, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Kerry to Get Holocaust Records

    Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) will be given records about relatives who were killed during the Holocaust. The presumptive Democratic nominee recently learned that his paternal grandmother's brother and sister, both Jewish, were killed by the Nazis....

  • Community Briefs

    By Journal Staff

    August 7, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Liberal Pundit Predicts Davis Recall

    If the California slugfest between the two major political parties were a concert, the Republicans, who yearn for the days when buffaloes roamed the plains, would be playing the "Ghost Dance," while the Democratic tune would be the...

  • The Reason We Should Talk

    By Nazir Khaja

    October 25, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Though a terrorist attack may demolish tall buildings, it will never succeed in leveling the spirits or the values that America represents.

    This country will most certainly keep moving forward. Justice will prevail and healing will take place. Americans -- black, white, Chicanos,...

  • Salvaging Peace

    By Naomi Segal

    January 4, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    President Clinton's 11th-hour efforts to salvage the peace process may be too little, too late for many Israelis.

    Following reports that Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat had conditionally accepted Clinton's proposals as a basis for discussion, Israeli Prime Minister...