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A Passover synagogue shooting and a despicable NYT cartoon: the face of American antisemitism today

We emerged from Pesach only to hear the most dreadful news from Poway, near San Diego in California. A hate-filled antisemite, all of 19 years old, burst into the Chabad synagogue and opened fire, killing Lori Gilbert-Kaye and injuring Rabbi … Continue reading

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Yet another terror attack today – two soldiers gunned down at Givat Assaf

We are still reeling from the terror attack at Ofra, in which Shira Ish-Ran was severely injured and her baby boy, delivered prematurely, died as a result of the shooting. We were feeling a measure of relief that the IDF … Continue reading

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Israel unites in grief around the murder of a tiny baby

Following on from my previous post, we received the heart-breaking news this evening that Shira and Amichai’s baby has died.The baby was born 10 weeks early by emergency Caesarean after his mother Shira was shot in the stomach and seriously … Continue reading

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Horrific attack on Pittsburgh synagogue – at least 10 dead

Devastating news greeted us after the end of Shabbat. This morning, a murderous antisemite entered the Etz Chayim (Tree of Life) synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and opened fire on the congregants during a baby-naming ceremony, killing at least 10 (the … Continue reading

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And again: Palestinian worker-turned-terrorist murders two Israeli co-workers

Yesterday morning a Palestinian employee of a factory in Barkan, Samaria, turned on his fellow workers and killed two of them. The two victims, Kim Levengrond-Yehezkel Hy’d and Ziv Hajbi Hy’d were remembered by their friends: The victims of Sunday’s … Continue reading

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Three murdered in Palestinian terror attack in Har Adar

After a period of quiet, another Palestinian terror attack struck Israel today, at the gates of Har Adar, a quiet little community in the Jerusalem foothills: Three Israeli security officers were killed and one was seriously hurt in a terror … Continue reading

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