Terrorism

BREAKING NEWS: Terror Attack in Jerusalem

03/04/2008 - 19:00
Staff Writer
A terrorist entered a religious school in Jerusalem shortly after nightfall Thursday and opened fire with an automatic weapon, killing eight people before being shot dead.   The terrorist, identified as an East Jerusalem Arab reportedly walked into a dining room where about 80 students were eating and began spraying bullets from an automatic weapon he carried in his bag.  

Barricading Jerusalem

01/31/2002 - 19:00
Staff Writer
Residents of Jerusalem, still reeling from two Palestinian terrorist attacks in six days that killed three Israelis and injured dozens, were anxiously awaiting implementation of a plan proposed this week to increase security in Israel’s capital city. “The Zionist enterprise cannot survive if Israel becomes the most dangerous place for Jews [to live],” Housing Minister Natan Sharansky ominously told Jewish American leaders here Tuesday.

Terror Rages Despite U.S. Truce Efforts

02/28/2002 - 19:00
Staff Writer
Even as U.S. Middle East envoy Anthony Zinni struggled to piece together a cease-fire between Israelis and Palestinians, Palestinian attacks continued and Israeli intelligence reported no let-up in terrorist activity.

Close Call At Kaffit Café

02/28/2002 - 19:00
Staff Writer
‘It is the closest I have ever come to death,” said Rabbi Henry Weiner of Manhattan. “I become emotional just talking about it.” Rabbi Weiner and his wife, Rickie, were having lunch at the Kaffit Café in Jerusalem last Thursday when a Palestinian walked past with a knapsack slung over his shoulder. The rabbi, in Jerusalem for a convention of the Reform movement’s Central Conference of American Rabbis, said the man attracted his attention because he was wearing a topcoat on a very hot afternoon.

Sharon: ‘It’s Them Or Us’

02/28/2002 - 19:00
Staff Writer
In a week that saw the most violence in Israel since the Six-Day War in 1967, Israel’s intensified efforts to destroy the Palestinian terrorist infrastructure was met with a series of devastating suicide bombings and shootings that left more than 30 Israelis dead. Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s response was to dig in his heels.

A Helping Hand

07/27/2006 - 20:00
Staff Writer
American Jews are opening their hearts and their wallets, responding in a big way to help Israelis who are in the line of fire from Hezbollah and Hamas rocket attacks. To help protect volunteer paramedics and emergency medical technicians who respond to medical emergencies while more rockets are falling, a campaign has been launched to raise $350,000 to equip 250 of them with bulletproof vests and helmets.

Fact Or Fiction?

08/26/2007 - 20:00
Staff Writer
In 2003, Debka.com said it was the first to expose a recruitment campaign by al Qaeda for its army of jihadists to fight U.S. forces in Iraq. Since 2005, it has been consistently warning that al Qaeda is building networks in the Sinai and the Gaza Strip.

Baby Steps Against Terror

Implementation of October’s Wye River agreement is on hold, and officials in Washington are glum about the prospects for any progress in Israeli-Palestinian before a new government is in place in Jerusalem.

03/04/1999 - 19:00
Washington Correspondent

Baby Steps Against Terror

Does Evil Lurk In Judaism?

01/16/2003 - 19:00
Associate Editor

From the White House on down, Americans have been scolded not to draw any negative conclusions about Islam just because of the coincidence that so many terrorists happen to be you-know-what. But is there a problem when religion itself is blamed for terrorism?

A Terrorist With Tenure

03/06/2003 - 19:00
Associate Editor

Just the other week, academics were arguing the legitimacy of inviting anti-Semitic poets to campus in the name of academic freedom. How quaint that now seems. Campus poetry has given way to actual plotting.
A federal indictment late last month charged Sami Al-Arian, a professor at the University of South Florida, with using his campus office and the cover of academic freedom to coordinate financial and terrorist operations, including suicide bombings, for Palestinian Islamic Jihad.

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