Soul Searching After Palestinian Teen's Murder

As Israelis try to make sense of killing, 350 Jews pay condolence call to Mohammed Khdeir's family.

07/07/2014 - 20:00
Israel Correspondent

Shuafat, Israel — Israelis around the country digested the news that the police had arrested six Jews in connection with the grisly murder of 16-year-old Mohammed Khdeir.

Relatives of slain teen Mohammed Khdeir in their mourning tent, where 350 Jews paid respects Tuesday. Michele Chabin/JW

Outpouring Of Anger And Anguish

At memorial services here for slain teens.

07/01/2014 - 20:00

Thousands of Jews in the metropolitan area participated in hastily prepared programs Tuesday evening to memorialize the three Israeli teenagers who were buried earlier in the day.

More than 700 people filled The Jewish Center on the Upper West Side and an estimated 500 more stood outside as a series of dignitaries – state and city political officials, communal leaders and clergy – expressed their anguish and anger over the murder of Naftali Fraenkel, Eyal Yifrah and Gilad Shaar.

Thousands Pray At Western Wall

06/15/2014 - 20:00

Jerusalem — Thousands gathered at the Western Wall to pray for the safe return of three teens kidnapped in the West Bank.

Thousands gather at the Western Wall in Jerusalem’s Old City to pray for the release of three kidnapped Israeli teenagers.

Kerry Calls For Release Of Kidnapped Israelis, Cites Hamas Involvement

06/15/2014 - 20:00

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called for the immediate release of three kidnapped Israeli teens and noted the “many indications” pointing to Hamas’ involvement.

Is Fatah-Hamas Marriage On The Rocks?

It appears the marriage between the two leading Palestinian factions may be on the rocks even before it had a chance to be consummated.

Behind the break-up is the Palestinian Authority’s condemnation of the kidnapping of three Israeli teenagers, believed to be the work of Hamas, and the cooperation of PA and Israeli security forces in the search for the boys.

2,000 Mourn Brussels Victims At Silent Vigil

05/26/2014 - 20:00

Brussels — A crowd of approximately 2,000 gathered for a silent vigil in front of the Jewish museum in Brussels where an unidentified shooter killed four people.

State Department Condemns Attack On Tel Aviv Bus

12/23/2013 - 19:00

The United States government “strongly” condemned the bombing of a bus near Tel Aviv.

“Violent acts targeting civilians are deplorable,” read the State Department statement late Sunday night, hours after the bus exploded in the coastal city of Bat Yam, near Tel Aviv. The bus had originated in Bnei Brak.

Fear of Attacks Rising As Israeli Civilian Killed Near Gaza, Cop Stabbed In West Bank

12/23/2013 - 19:00

An Israeli policeman stabbed in the West Bank by a Palestinian is the latest of several attacks in less than two days being called terrorist by Israel.

U.S. Court Gives 5 Terror Victims $70M Of Iranian Funds

12/03/2013 - 19:00

A San Diego federal court awarded $70 million in compensation from Iran to five U.S. citizens injured in a 1997 terror attack in Jerusalem.

Culminating a 10-year legal battle, Judge Barry Moskowitz ruled on Tuesday that Cubic Defense Systems transfer the money to the plaintiffs.

Nitzana Darshan-Leitner: Out To bankrupt terrorists.

Weiner Gets An Earful On Terrorism

A victim takes on candidate's assumption at young Jewish leaders' forum.
07/17/2013 - 20:00
Assistant Managing Editor

After telling a crowd of young Jewish leaders that they are statistically unlikely to ever be victims of a terror attack, and that the government uses terrorism "to scare people," former congressman Anthony Weiner was in for a surprise Wednesday night.

Sarri Singer, founder of the victims' support group Strength To Strength, begged to differ.

Sarri Singer, a terrorism survivor, speaks with Anthony Weiner following JCRC meeting. Jeff Stier
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