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PHOTOS: 4 Year Old Child HY'D Killed in Mortar Attack Erev Shabbos

PHOTOS: 4 Year Old Child HY'D Killed in Mortar Attack Erev Shabbos
A 4 year old child was killed when a mortar fired from Gaza hit the vehicle he was in. The attack occurred in Shar Hangev, a few miles away from Gaza. According to initial reports, the mortar hit the vehicle, critically injuring the boy, who later died of his wounds. The boy would be the fourth civilian in Israel to be killed in an attack from the coastal territory since the outbreak of conflict on July 8, and the first Israeli death since an Egyptian-brokered truce broke down earlier this ...
(5 opinions  |   August 22 )

Anti Semitism Hits One of World's Oldest Jewish Schools in Copenhagen

Anti Semitism Hits One of World's Oldest Jewish Schools in Copenhagen
The Carolineskolen in Copenhagen was vandalized during the night of Thursday to Friday. Danish media report that windows were smashed and anti-Semitic graffiti written on the school walls. “We are the world’s second-oldest functioning Jewish school and we have never before in our 210-year-long history experienced something like this,” school principal Jan Hansen told Denmark’s‘TV2 News’. “Parents and children are worried, and some parents don’t want to send their children ...
(Add your opinion  |   August 22 )

Photo Implies ISIS Threat to Chicago

Photo Implies ISIS Threat to Chicago
The Following is Via wgntv.com There is another chilling Chicago connection in the battle between the US. and extreme Islamic militants isil (ISIS). First there’s the beheading of the journalist who was the Northwestern graduate. Now WGN Investigates has found an online war of words and disturbing images that includes an implied threat to a Chicago landmark building. It’s a nasty, sometimes horrible back and forth coming on the heels of U.S. bombing of ISIS forces in Iraq ...
(Add your opinion  |   August 22 )

Ice Bucket Challenge May Change Nonprofit World

Ice Bucket Challenge May Change Nonprofit World
The ice bucket challenge's phenomenal success is making other charitable organizations rethink how they connect with a younger generation of potential donors. Since the ALS Association began tracking the campaign's progress on July 29, it has raised more than $53.3 million from 1.1 million new donors in what is one of the most viral philanthropic social media campaigns in history. Thousands of people, including celebrities like Taylor Swift and Oprah Winfrey, have posted videos of ...
(1 opinions  |   August 22 )

Massive Rocket Barrage Fire At Towards Southern & Central Israel: One Child R"L Killed In Shaar Hanegev

Massive Rocket Barrage Fire At Towards Southern & Central Israel: One Child R
6:15PM IL: Hamas has just fired numerous rockets at Israel, with sirens ringing in many cities including Tel Aviv, Bnei Brak, Bat Yam, Gush Dan, Ramat Gan, Petach Tikva. The Iron dome has intercepted multiple rockets over Tel Aviv. One rocket landed in Sha'ar Hanegev, leaving a 4-year-old child R"L killed. Initial reports state that the rocket may have struck a vehicle. Hamas claims to have fired multiple M-75 rockets towards Israel - including to Ben Gurion Airport. More than 80 ...
(3 opinions  |   August 22 )

Mumbai Chabad Center Destroyed In Terror Attack Set To Reopen On Tuesday

Mumbai Chabad Center Destroyed In Terror Attack Set To Reopen On Tuesday
In November of 2008, Islamic terrorists entered the Chabad House run by Rabbi Gabi and Rivky Holtzberg in Mumbai, India, and murdered them and four of their guests in cold blood. In the immediate aftermath of the gruesome attack, photos of the smiling couple were transposed with images of their crying 2-year-old son, Moishe, and the bullet-riddled shell of the Jewish center the Holtzbergs had built in the heart of India’s largest city. Despite the devastation of an attack that paralyzed a ...
(1 opinions  |   August 22 )

PHOTOS: Gaza Rocket Scores Direct Hit On Ashdod Shul; Three Treated For Light Injuries

PHOTOS: Gaza Rocket Scores Direct Hit On Ashdod Shul; Three Treated For Light Injuries
[PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] A Shul in Ashdod suffered a direct hit from a rocket fired by Hamas in Gaza, Friday afternoon. MDA and United Hatzolah responded to the scene and treated three people with light injuries. Three others were treated for hysteria / anxiety. The fire department as well as building inspectors arrived shortly after and are assessing the stability of the structure. Rescue workers on the scene fear that the building may collapse due to damage sustained by the rock ...
(Add your opinion  |   August 22 )

Anti-Israel Protesters Tried To Force Their Way Into Geneva Synagogue

Anti-Israel Protesters Tried To Force Their Way Into Geneva Synagogue
The following is via the EJP: Anti-Israel demonstrators attempted to force their way into a synagogue in Geneva,the latest in a string of attacks on synagogues in Europe. According to CICAD, the Intercommunal Coordination Against Anti-Semitism and Defamation, a watchdog in the Swiss city, a Muslim woman wearing a niqab veil first attempted to enter the Beth Yaakov Great Synagogue while waving a Palestinian flag last Saturday. She held a placard saying "Every synagogue is an Israeli ...
(Add your opinion  |   August 22 )

Jewish School Vandalized In Denmark

Jewish School Vandalized In Denmark
The Carolineskolen in Copenhagen was vandalized during the night of Thursday to Friday. Danish media report that windows were smashed and anti-Semitic graffiti written on the school walls. “We are the world’s second-oldest functioning Jewish school and we have never before in our 210-year-long history experienced something like this,” school principal Jan Hansen told Denmark’s ‘TV2 News’. “Parents and children are worried, and some parents don’t want to send their children to ...
(Add your opinion  |   August 22 )

Hamas Executes 18 Men In Public Square For Collaborating With Israel

Hamas Executes 18 Men In Public Square For Collaborating With Israel
Gaza terrorists killed 18 alleged spies for Israel on Friday, including seven who were lined up behind a mosque and shot after midday prayers, in response to Israel’s deadly airstrikes against top Hamas terrorists. Hamas media portrayed the killings as the beginning of a new crackdown, under the rallying cry of “choking the necks of the collaborators.” It was the largest number of suspected informers killed by Hamas in a single day since it seized Gaza by force in 2007. The Al Majd ...
(3 opinions  |   August 22 )

Ryan Says He'd Love to See Romney Run Again

Ryan Says He'd Love to See Romney Run Again
U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan said Thursday he would love to see Mitt Romney run again for president and teased the GOP's former nominee at one point that the "third time's the charm." Appearing with Ryan at a public event for the first time since their ticket lost two years ago, Romney offered his own good-humored praise by saying that Ryan "wouldn't be a bad president" himself. Ryan, R-Wis., has said he will wait until after the midterm elections to decide whether to pursue his own presidential ...
(3 opinions  |   August 22 )

Slaying Of American Reopens Debate On Ransoms

Slaying Of American Reopens Debate On Ransoms
By rejecting demands for a nine-digit payment to save kidnapped American journalist James Foley, the United States upheld a policy choice that some European and Arab governments have long found too wrenching to make themselves: ruling out ransom to rescue any citizen held captive by militant organizations, in hopes the tough stand will make Americans safer from kidnapping and attacks by extremists. Foley's beheading by the Islamic State extremist group intensified a debate within the Obama ...
(1 opinions  |   August 22 )

Obama Faces Tough Options In Iraq And Syria

Obama Faces Tough Options In Iraq And Syria
At the heart of President Barack Obama's quandary over the Islamic State militants is their haven in Syria. The president may continue helping Iraqi forces try to reverse the group's land grabs in northern Iraq by providing more arms and American military advisers and by using U.S. warplanes to support Iraqi ground operations. But what if the militants pull back, even partially, into Syria and regroup, as Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Thursday predicted they would, followed by a ...
(Add your opinion  |   August 22 )

American Airlines Will Charge for Solo Kids up to 14

American Airlines Will Charge for Solo Kids up to 14
American Airlines says it will extend its fee for unaccompanied minors to charge $150 extra each way for children between 5 and 14. The change starts Sept. 3. Currently, American charges a fee on top of the regular fare for unaccompanied minors between 5 and 11. The airline announced the change Thursday in an employee publication. American says extending the fee to more youths will ensure the safest possible travel for them and match the policy at US Airways. The two merged in December ...
(1 opinions  |   August 22 )

NY State Police, Local Cops Get New Bulletproof Vests

NY State Police, Local Cops Get New Bulletproof Vests
Nearly $300,000 has been awarded to help the New York State Police and local law enforcement agencies purchase 708 new bulletproof vests. The New York Attorney General's office announced the funding on Thursday. The money comes from civil and criminal forfeitures and is intended to make up for a reduction in federal funding for vests. The New York State Police will use its $112,000 share of the funds to help pay for 277 vests. Police in Utica and Syracuse will also get a portion of the ...
(Add your opinion  |   August 22 )