PM Netanyahu: "Israel will do everything to help" find the killer, who had "strong murderous anti-Semitic motive"; UN Human Rights Council "should be ashamed" to host a Hamas official on the day of a terrorist attack.
Ackerman was most recently involved in the successful efforts to free Israeli-American citizen Ilan Grapel from prison in Egypt on spy charges. Grapel is a constituent of Ackerman's.
A local prosecutor told AFP that the gunman shot a man outside the school, initially using a 9-mm weapon. After it jammed, he switched to a .45-caliber weapon and entered the school grounds, where "he shot at everything he could see, children and adults, and some children were chased into the school."
Dalia Itzik, Kadima's Knesset Faction Chairwoman and the last faction member yet to announce who she will support in the upcoming primary between Livni and Shaul Mofaz, has been linked to discussions with Mofaz's campaign over the weekend.
The victims of the shooting attack on the Ozar HaTorah Jewish school in Toulouse, France have been identified and include 3 children, one rabbi.
A video was posted to Youtube documenting life at the school which was attacked Monday morning. Entitled, Ozar HaTorah: A Passion for Learning, the 15...
The Chief Rabbi of France Gilles Bernheim said he was "horrified" and "upset" by the shooting Monday morning outside a Jewish school in Toulouse,...
Following The Legal Forum for the Land of Israel's complaint, the Knesset's Ethics Committee rebuked MK Ahmed Tibi for praising "Shahidim" (martyrs) in one of his addresses.
France 24 news service reports that the city of Toulouse is on "lockdown" as a group of 50-60 police officers hunt down a suspected...
The daughter of the principal of the Otzar HaTorah Jewish school has died as a result of wounds sustained in the shooting attack in...
A heavy firefight has broken out in a main district of the Syrian capital Damascus, between Free Syrian Army rebels and forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad. On Monday the sound of heavy machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades echoed throughout the night from the most heavily guarded neighborhood of the capital, which is home to a number of security facilities.
At least 4 are dead and others critically wounded after an unidentified attacker mowed down Jewish schoolchildren and teachers - at close range - outside the Otzar HaTorah school in Toulouse, France. Included in the dead: a teacher and his two children. Principal's daughter succumbs to her wounds.
AFP has reported that a shooting attack occurred Monday outside Ozar HaTorah Jewish school in Toulouse in the southwest France. Eyewitnesses said three people...
What do you have to do as an Egyptian Member of Parliament to earn the nickname Nose Job? Anwar El-Balkimy, of the Salafist Nour Party (that means he's sooo religious, he has one regular prayer rug and a special one for yomim tovim), told everybody he had been beaten and robbed of LE100,000 by thugs on 29 February. But according to Al Ahram, it was later discovered that his facial injuries were caused by cosmetic surgery on his nose.
Is there such a thing as too many metaphors for the triumph of the human spirit packed into one sidewalk, especially such a crowded sidewalk near Wall Street (add that, too, to the mix, wrap in an American flag and call it a day?). But I'm probably being too cynical. It's actually a heart warming story.
Jewish residents of the Benjamin region fear the new connection of the road leading to their home with a road connecting the Arab city of Ramallah and the Rawabi luxury real estate project, burgeoning to the south of their settlements. "We know the wild manner of driving of many of the Palestinians," one settler said. "Put them here on the road, and they'll turn it into a major traffic artery, with us as moving targets."
Noted Israeli author and Israel Prize Laureate A.B. Yehoshua said that living outside Israel "is a very deep failure of the Jewish people," and lamented that immigration numbers from the United States are "minimal" and "embarrassing." He was equally acerbic regarding the large Israeli ex-patriot community.
The Republican Jewish Coalition: "Over the last dozen years of Gallup polling on this question, there has been a clear trend: Republican support for Israel has risen steadily, moving from 60% to a high of 85%, while Democrat support has been relatively flat, at around 50%."
The Palestinian news agency Ma'an reported today that senior Hamas official Ismail al-Ashqar is set to speak before the United Nations Human Rights Council...
the Canadian Supreme Court has accepted the appeal of Iman Musa and Majida Mugrabi, an Israeli Muslim lesbian couple who sought refugee status in Canada. The judge ordered further hearings on the request due to the possibility that they would be honor-murdered if deported to Israel