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Toulouse Slayings Leave French Jews Shaken

PARIS – When Arie Bensemhoun, a Jewish community leader in Toulouse, woke up Tuesday morning, he thought for a moment the horrific shooting of three children and a rabbi at a local Jewish school might have been a bad dream.

Victims of Toulouse School Shooting Buried in Jerusalem

Thousands of mourners attended the funeral of four Jews murdered in the shooting attack at a Jewish school in Toulouse, France. French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe, Interior Minister Eli Yishai, and Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin were among those that arrived at Givat Shaul's Har HaMenuchot cemetery in Jerusalem on Wednesday morning to lay the victims to rest.

French Police Deny Reports They Have Arrested Mohammad Merah, Ozar HaTorah Killer

French Police and the French Interior Minister have denied that the the 15-hour standoff is over. Instead, they say, hundreds of police have surrounded the building as they prepare to storm the complex in which he lives.

French Police to Storm Toulouse Killer’s Premises

According to France 24 News, the French Police have announced that they will storm the apartment of Mohammad Mera - the perpetrator of the...

Photos: Toulouse Shooting Victims Funeral in Jerusalem

Images from the Burial of Rabbi Yonatan Sandler, his sons Aryeh and Gavriel, and Miriam Monsonego

Live Coverage: Rabbi Scheinberg Funeral in Jerusalem

Live coverage of the funeral of Rabbi Chaim Pinchas Scheinberg, zt"l

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Toulouse Suspect Still Hiding, Heavily Armed

Mohammed Mera, the 24-year-old Frenchman who claimed ties to Al-Qaida and suspected of shooting the 5 victims of the Ozar Hatorah Jewish school, remains...

Algerian Mohammed Mera of Al-Qaeda Surrounded by Police in Toulouse Hideout

VIDEO OUTSIDE STANDOFF. The suspect's brother was arrested in an early dawn raid by the Toulouse police. The suspect's mother, an Algerian, is refusing to participate in attempts to coax him out. Police fear for the lives of civilians in the building. The morning standoff is in its 8th hour.

Toulouse Victims Arrive in Israel for Burial

The bodies of the four victims of Monday’s shooting attack at the Otzar Hatorah school in Toulouse arrived at Ben Gurion Airport accompanied by ZAKA volunteers. The bodies were flown out on the midnight El Al flight from Paris to Tel Aviv.

Chicago Billionaire Fundraiser Drops Obama for Romney Over 67 Border

Susan Crown, a philanthropist and member of the billionaire Crown family, says she has switched sides this election year, after supporting candidate Barack Obama in 2008. She will be bundling donations for candidate Mitt Romney this year.

Video: London Mayor Wannabe Will Make London ‘Beacon’ of Islam

Speaking at last Friday's prayer at the North London Central Mosque, also known as Finsbury Park Mosque—and formerly controlled by convicted terrorist recruiter Abu Hamza al-Masri—Ken Livingstone, the Labor party's candidate for mayor of London, pledged to "educate the mass of Londoners" about Islam.

Bomb Explodes Outside Indonesian Embassy in Paris

AFP reports that French police say that a bomb exploded outside the Indonesian embassy in Paris Wednesday morning.

Netanyahu’s Son Court-Martialed for Going AWOL

Sergeant Yair Netanyahu will pay a heavy price for his longing for home cooking. The Prime Minister's son got 21 days detention after abandoning the Friday night shift in his unit and going to dine with his family.

Toulouse Police Preparing to Raid Al-Qaeda Man Who Murdered Jewish Children

France's interior minister Claude Gueant told reporters at the scene that the suspect has links to Jihadist and Salafist groups. Two French police officers have been hurt during a shoot-out with the suspect. The elite officers were injured during a Wednesday pre-dawn raid in Toulouse.

Rabbi Chaim Pinchas Scheinberg, 101, Yeshiva Dean and Halachic Posek

Rabbi Chaim Pinchas Scheinberg, Dean of Yeshiva Torah Ore in Kiryat Mattersdorf, Jerusalem, and Yeshivas Derech Chaim in Brooklyn, passed away Tuesday at age...

French, Israeli, ZAKA Volunteers Secured Full Jewish Burial in Israel for Toulouse Victims

The bodies of the four victims of yesterday’s shooting attack at the Otzar Hatorah school in Toulouse will be flown back to Israel for burial later Tuesday night, arriving in Israel at 4 a.m. local time. The funeral is scheduled to take place at 10 a.m. in Jerusalem. “The Jewish community in France is still in shock and cannot fully comprehend the scope of the disaster.”

EU Foreign Affairs Chief: Remarks Equating Toulouse Tragedy with Gaza ‘Grossly Distorted’

Catherine Ashton was castigated for her remarks by officials from across Israel's political spectrum. PM Binyamin Netanyahu lambasted her, saying that it was absurd to compare the "intentional massacre of children and an execution-style killing of an 8-year-old with the IDF's defensive and surgical actions meant to harm terrorists who use children as human shields."

Thousands March in Memory of Toulouse Victims

Thousands silently demonstrated Monday evening in Paris to pay tribute to the four victims of a shooting attack at a Jewish school in southwestern...

Tuesday’s Senate Vote Amid Accusations of Neo-Nazism and General Nastiness

Following the resignation of bribery plagued Senator Carl Kruger, voters in Sheepshead Bay, Brighton Beach, Gravesend, Mill Basin and Midwood, are choosing his successor. Both candidates, Democrat Lewis Fidler and Republican David Storobin, have not discussed the issues so much as exchanged wild and nasty accusations regarding Storobin's affiliations with… neo-Nazis.

Exclusive: Palestinians Attempt to Erase Jewish Roots in Hebron’s Old City

This is not the first time Arabs have been engaged in the destruction of archaeological artifacts in Hebron. But recent acts of vandalism have been more methodical, leading to suspicion that they are purposeful and orchestrated by an entity bent on the erasure of archaeological artifacts that testify to the ancient Jewish roots in Hebron.

Israeli Med Tech Company Acquired for $300 Million

US medical device company Covidien has acquired Israeli respiratory systems maker superDimension for approximately $300 million, winning a bidding war to purchase the company for its bronchial tube endoscopes which reduce the invasiveness of surgery.

Killer Cam: Toulouse Murderer Likely Filmed Jewish School Shooting

Surveillance footage from the security cameras at the Ozar Hatorah Jewish school in Toulouse indicate that a video camera may have been strapped to the chest of the shooter, who calmly killed a rabbi, his two children, and the daughter of the school’s principal on Monday. The murderer then escaped on his scooter. He is still at-large.

Rich French Jews Fighting Over Nazi Looted Monet

Last year, Ginette Heilbronn Moulin, chairwoman of the Galeries Lafayette in Paris, filed a criminal complaint against the Wildenstein family accusing them of knowing...

Victims of Toulouse To Be Buried in Israel

Israel's  Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued the following press release: After the appalling murders in Toulouse, the Israeli Embassy in Paris, as well as...

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