51 posts categorized "Terrorism"

November 27, 2013: Video: 5 Years After Mumbai Terror, Nanny Who Saved Moshe Holtzberg Stays By His Side
Comments: 32 | Categories: Chabad , Terrorism
5 years after the wave of Mumbai, India terror attacks that killed 156 innocent people – including a Chabad rabbi and his pregnant wife – the nanny that saved the infant son of those Chabad shluchim is still by the...

November 25, 2013: Mumbai Chabad House, Shuttered Since Terror Attack In 2008, To Reopen As Café And Museum
Comments: 5 | Categories: Chabad , Terrorism
Chabad House in Colaba [a neighborhood in Mumbai, India], one of the six targets of the bloody 26/11 [2008] terror attacks, will reinvent itself in less than six months as a restaurant, a community hall and a museum to the...

November 19, 2013: Banned In Beirut, Yours Free – If You Win
Comments: 16 | Categories: Antisemitism , Bans & Censorship , Film , Israel , Terrorism
Lebanon’s Interior Ministry banned the award-winning film The Attack last spring when it found out part of it was filmed in Israel using Israeli actors. Now you have a chance to get a copy of the film - for free....

November 14, 2013: Settlers Allegedly Torch Palestinian Home In “Price Tag” Attack To Avenge Soldier's Murder
Comments: 4 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, etc. , Israel , MO & Chardal , Terrorism
In apparent revenge for the murder of an Israeli soldier by a Palestinian teen Wednesday morning, a group of four men allegedly set an Arab home on fire near Ramallah in the West Bank. The Arab occupants were inside at...

May 22, 2013: Report: Boston Marathon Bomber Murdered Three In 2011
Comments: 2 | Categories: Antisemitism , Crime, etc. , Terrorism
Ibragim Todashev, the mixed martial artist shot dead early today in his home in Florida by the FBI after he tried to stab an FBI agent, was directly involved along with Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev in a 2011 triple...

April 19, 2013: Shelter In Place Order Reinstated
Comments: 6 | Categories: Terrorism
Shelter-in-place order reinstated after a lapse of less than one hour, but at this time it only applies to the Franklin Street area of Watertown, MA. Shots heard. Large police presence. If you are in this area, stay indoors, away...

April 19, 2013: Boston Terror Plot Widens
Comments: 15 | Categories: Terrorism
Two arrests made in home of brothers alleged to have bombed the Boston Marathon. No-fly zone imposed over Watertown. Police reportedly have "suspect number 2," the man in the white baseball cap, 19-year-old Dzhokar Tsarnaev, located, but do not have...

April 19, 2013: Boston Area Emergency Alert
Comments: 21 | Categories: Terrorism
If you live in Watertown, Newton, Cambridge, Belmont, Waltham, neighboring towns or neighborhoods of Boston, including Brighton THE ENTIRE CITY OF BOSTON stay inside your home. Do NOT go to shul (synagogue). All businesses are ordered closed. Universities and schools...

April 18, 2013: Pictures: Boston Marathon Bombing Suspects
Comments: 76 | Categories: Terrorism
If you recognize either of these two men, please call the FBI or 911 immediately. More pictures. To report a sighting of either or both men: 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324) or 9-1-1. Submit video footage, pictures or tips.

April 16, 2013: Boston Marathon Bombing
Comments: 25 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Terrorism
As the country waits to find out who carried out yesterday's attack on the Boston Marathon and why it was done, it is important to know that yesterday was Patriot's Day, which commemorates the first battles of the American Revolutionary...

November 21, 2012: Cease Fire Announced
Comments: 17 | Categories: Israel , Terrorism
A 'quiet in exchange for quiet' ceasefire between Hamas and israel is now reportedly in place. Stage 2 negotiations dealing with arms smuggling and other issues will reportedly follow sometime in the next several weeks. I just heard Secretary of...

November 21, 2012: Terrorist In Mumbai Attacks That Killed Chabad Rabbi And His Wife Executed
Comments: 13 | Categories: Chabad , Terrorism
166 people were killed in the three-day-long attacks, including a Chabad rabbi, Gavriel Holtzberg, and his wife Rivka, who died along with four of their guests at Mumbai’s Chabad House. Rabbi Gavriel Holtzberg, right, and his wife Rivka Terrorist In...

November 21, 2012: Rabbi Amnon Yitzhak Reportedly Claims Prophesy For Himself, Says War Caused By Attempt To Draft Haredim
Comments: 29 | Categories: Haredim , Israel , Religion , Sefardim , Terrorism
Israel's war with Hamas in Gaza is caused by Israel's decision to draft haredim into the military, Rabbi Amnon Yitzhak claims, noting that his "prophesy" on the matter has now been fulfilled. Rabbi Amnon Yitzhak Rabbi Amnon Yitzhak Reportedly Claims...

November 21, 2012: Bus Bombing In Tel Aviv
Comments: 4 | Categories: Israel , Terrorism
A massive blast occured at around noon Wednesday on the 142 bus on Shaul Hamelech Street in the heart of Tel Aviv, near the Defense Ministry. 21 people are reported to be injured, two of them moderately to seriously. It...

November 15, 2012: 3 Chabad Followers Killed By Hamas Rocket
Comments: 67 | Categories: Antisemitism , Chabad , Haredim , Israel , Terrorism
The victims were identified as Ahron Smadga, Yitzchak Amselam, and a 25 year old pregnant woman, Mirah Scharf (nee Cohen). An infant and several children were wounded in the attack and were hospitalized. The apartment where the three Chabad members...

April 2, 2012: Neturei Karta Marches With Hezbollah, Beaten By Arabs, Calls For End Of Israel
Comments: 31 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , Terrorism
The Arabic language pro-Hezbollah radio station al-Nour reported that Hezbollah leader Sheikh Nabil al-Kauk received the Neturei Karta delegation, headed by Rabbi Yisroel Dovid Weiss. Neturei Karta was in Lebanon to participate in Friday's Global march to Jerusalem. Al-Nour also...

March 22, 2012: France Terrorist Dies In Shootout With Police
Comments: 16 | Categories: Antisemitism , Terrorism
French commandos entered the apartment around 9:30 a.m. local time coming in through the door and windows, according to Gueant. He said the suspect came out from the bathroom shooting "very violently" and police, trying to protect themselves, fired back....

March 21, 2012: France Attack Victims Buried In Jerusalem As French Police Exchange Gunfire With Terror Suspect
Comments: 11 | Categories: Antisemitism , Bigotry & Racism , Israel , Religion , Terrorism
While crowds of weeping mourners gathered at a Jerusalem cemetery as the funerals for three French-Israeli children and a teacher who were gunned down at a Jewish school in France got under way, French police in Toulouse surrounded the alleged...

March 20, 2012: Rabbi Killed In French Shooting Mourned
Comments: 23 | Categories: Antisemitism , Bigotry & Racism , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Terrorism
Rabbi Sandler was well known in France's Jewish community for his column in a Lithuanian Haredi monthly newspaper, "Kountrass", which is distributed in France and Israel. His column focused on outreach with secular Jews and theological questions. Sandler also performed...

March 19, 2012: Forensics Link 3 French Terror Attacks
Comments: 30 | Categories: Antisemitism , Bigotry & Racism , Crime, etc. , Terrorism
It appears that the attack that killed four Jews at a Jewish school in Toulouse, France early today was carried out by the same man or group that attacked French elite combat soldiers last week, all of whom were of...

February 28, 2012: Shame: 9-11 Remains Were Sent To Landfill
Comments: 17 | Categories: Terrorism
A new Pentagon report reveals that partial remains of some 9-11 victims were sent to a landfill after they could not be identified. Remains of Some 9-11 Victims Went To Landfill WASHINGTON (AP) - A new Pentagon report reveals that...

November 26, 2011: Three Years Later, Mumbai's Chabad House Still In Disrepair From Terror Attack
Comments: 10 | Categories: Chabad , Terrorism
Three years after the Chabad House in south Mumbai was pulverized by terrorists, it has yet to be reconstructed. The court case between various Chabad factions over renovating the site has finally been settled, but the necessary permission from the...

November 26, 2011: Son Of Murdered Chabad Reps Still Says Goodnight To His Slain Parents
Comments: 17 | Categories: Antisemitism , Chabad , Terrorism
Three years ago, Moshe Holtzberg was a toddler. He was also one of the most unforgettable faces of the Mumbai terror attacks. Baby Moshe escaped the carnage while clinging to his nanny who rescued him, not knowing that his parents...

October 25, 2011: Racist Rabbi: "Better To Kill A Terrorist Than Call Police"
Comments: 31 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Israel , MO & Chardal , Terrorism
Rabbi Yosef Elitzur of the Od Yosef Hai yeshiva in Yitzhar and co-author of the racist book Torat Hamelech, wrote in a halachic ruling on Monday that should someone encounter a terrorist, it is preferable to shoot and kill them...

October 17, 2011: Rabbi: IDF Soldiers Should Shoot Terrorists "In Their Beds"
Comments: 52 | Categories: Ethics , Israel , MO & Chardal , Religion , Terrorism
The Israel Defense Forces' former chief Rabbi criticized a prisoner swap deal that is due to set abducted IDF soldier Gilad Shalit free, saying on Monday that Israeli soldiers should from now on "kill terrorists in their beds." "When you...

October 16, 2011: Right Wing Rabbis Issue "Halakhic Manifesto" Against Shalit Deal
Comments: 42 | Categories: Halakha , Israel , MO & Chardal , Terrorism
Two notoriously extreme and racist Orthodox Zionist rabbis, Dov Lior and Shmuel Eliyahu, came out against the deal to ransom kidnapped Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit. Rabbis Dov Lior, left, and Shmuel Eliyahu, right Rabbis share 'halachic manifesto' against Shalit deal...

September 25, 2011: West Bank Rabbi Calls For Collective Punishment
Comments: 30 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, etc. , Israel , MO & Chardal , Terrorism
Dov Lior, Kiryat Arba's chief rabbi and a leader of the West Bank’s most radical Jewish settlers, called for collective punishment against “rioters” he blames for the deaths of Hillel Palmer and his one-year-old son Yonatan, who were killed Friday...

September 10, 2011: Much Ado About Next To Nothing
Comments: 24 | Categories: Chabad , Haredim , Terrorism
Do a disproportionate number of government security grants to Orthodox and ultra-Orthodox institutions – especially Chabad institutions – show bias? The Forward implies that it does. I don't fully agree. According to the Forward, since 2005, the Nonprofit Security Grant...

August 28, 2011: Today Is Gilad Shalit's 25th Birthday
Comments: 8 | Categories: Israel , Terrorism
The Israeli soldier, captured five years ago and held hostage by Palestinian terror groups in the Gaza Strip, has now been in captivity for 1/5 of his life. Gilad Shalit Link. [Hat Tip: Ruthie.]

August 23, 2011: Lack Of Torah Study Caused Terror Attacks, Rabbis Say
Comments: 55 | Categories: Haredim , Israel , Terrorism
Haredi rabbinic leaders say the drop in Torah study during bein hazemanim, the yeshiva vacation period from Tisha B'Av until the first of the Hebrew month of Elul (this year, Tuesday, August 30) caused the spate of terror and missile...

August 19, 2011: More Rockets Hit Israel
Comments: 7 | Categories: Israel , Terrorism
Fire from Gaza was renewed Friday afternoon when terrorists fired five rockets at various locations in southern Israel, hitting Be'er Tuvia, Eshkol, and Sdot Negev regional councils, as well as Ashdod. No injuries or damage were reported. Rocket damage to...

August 19, 2011: Rocket Hits Yeshiva, 10 Injured
Comments: 13 | Categories: Israel , MO & Chardal , Terrorism
A rocket fired at the Southern Israel city of Ashdod Friday morning exploded in the courtyard of a haredi yeshiva and left 10 people injured – two seriously. More rockets were fired across the south, and Israel struck back by...

August 18, 2011: A Thought About Today's Terror Attacks
Comments: 67 | Categories: Antisemitism , Israel , Terrorism
Three terror attacks today near the Southern Israeli city of Eilat killed seven and injured, by some accounts, more than 30. Bus from today's terror attack near Eilat News Analysis A Thought On Today’s Terror Attacks Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com...

July 30, 2011: Pakistan Intelligence Agency Asks US Judge To Block Holtzberg Family Suit Against It
Comments: 5 | Categories: Chabad , Terrorism
The case filed against ISI by relatives of a rabbi killed in the Mumbai terror attacks could be "disastrous" because the negative reaction against it would undermine US goals in the region, the lawyer representing the Pakistani intelligence agency has...

June 13, 2011: Kahane Assassin Seeks New Trial
Comments: 8 | Categories: Antisemitism , Crime, etc. , Terrorism
The assassin of Jewish Defense League founder Rabbi Meir Kahane, El-Sayyid A. Nosair, seeks a new trial. (Pictured at right, Rabbi Meir Kahane.) Convicted Qaeda Agent Seeks Retrial in ’95 Case By BENJAMIN WEISER • New York Times More than...

May 15, 2011: Chabad, Holtzberg Family "Bury Hatchet" Over Control Of Mumbai Chabad House, Funds
Comments: 14 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Terrorism
Family of slain Rabbi Gavriel Holtzberg and Chabad Lubavitch Movement, who had entered into a bitter legal battle over Nariman House, have decided to mutually end it. The family and the Movement challenged each other’s trusteeship of the Chabad of...

April 7, 2011: Pipe Bomb Explodes At Chabad Of Santa Monica
Comments: 27 | Categories: Antisemitism , Chabad , Crime, etc. , Terrorism
Update 2:05 pm CST – The "pipe bomb" turned out to be a simple accident of some kind. Chabad of Santa Monica from Google Maps street view. MSNBC reports a pipe bomb has exploded at or adjacent to Chabad of...

March 23, 2011: Bus Explodes In Jerusalem, Chabad School And Haredi School Reportly Attacked
Comments: 10 | Categories: Israel , Terrorism
Security forces close exits from the city. At least 50 reported wounded. One dead. Please see the updates below. Explosion on bus in central Jerusalem; 18 reportedly wounded It was not yet clear whether a suicide bomber was behind the...

March 12, 2011: Massacre In The West Bank
Comments: 63 | Categories: Antisemitism , Bigotry & Racism , Crime, etc. , Israel , MO & Chardal , Religion , Terrorism
Five members of a settler family slaughtered by terrorists as they slept, including a three-month old baby terrorists stabbed to death. Itamar massacre: Fogel family butchered while sleeping Names of Itamar attack victims cleared for publication Saturday evening: Udi Fogel,...

January 23, 2011: Friends: Orthodox Jewish Terrorist Has Gone Mad
Comments: 11 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Israel , MO & Chardal , Terrorism
Sources close to Jewish terrorist say Prison Service trying to conceal his deteriorating mental state before court decides if he is fit to stand trial. In one incident, they say, he injured himself while 'fighting demons' in his cell. Teitel's...

January 1, 2011: NY Shuls Get Bomb Threats
Comments: 1 | Categories: Antisemitism , Crime, etc. , Terrorism
A frightening letter was sent to an Upper West Side synagogue threatening to blow it up on New Year's Eve -- and the rabbi there says as many as a dozen other local synagogues received similar sinister missives. New Year...

November 26, 2010: New York Times Quietly 'Edits' Chabad Mumbai Theft Story, Apparently To Benefit Chabad
Comments: 25 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & the Media , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Media & Media Criticism , Terrorism
Pinned Post – In a highly suspicious move, the Times removes content that implicates Chabad in the theft of millions of dollars but does not issue a correction noting that change. This story was originally posted at 4:03 am 11-26-10....

November 26, 2010: The "Best Revenge" Will Be Moshe Returning To Mumbai As Rabbi Of Chabad House
Comments: 5 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Terrorism , Turf Disputes
The Holtzberg family trust wants Nariman House to be an innovative Jewish education centre for children, with Moshe's room preserved as it is. Freida denied that there was any monetary dispute. "This is not about funds but principles. Chabad wants...

November 24, 2010: Part 4: What Did Chabad Do With The Mumbai Money?
Comments: 15 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Terrorism , Turf Disputes
As part of a "rapid increase" in Jewish services in the terror-stricken financial capital of Mumbai, India, Jewish community officials are placing the final touches on a restored mikva built by the murdered directors of the city’s Chabad House, Rabbi...

November 24, 2010: Part Three: The New York Times On The Dispute Over Mumbai's Chabad House
Comments: 19 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Terrorism , Turf Disputes
“I want it to come back and have it be better and bigger,” Rabbi Holtzberg said. He added that he waited a year and a half for the Chabad-Lubavitch movement to start renovations and when it did not, he and...

November 24, 2010: Mumbai Chabad House "Home" For Baby Moshe, Holtzbergs Say
Comments: 5 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Terrorism , Turf Disputes
Baby Moshe, the cherubic face of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, still remembers his slain parents, Rabbi Gavriel and Rivka Holtzberg, and considers the Chabad House here as his home even as he grows up in Israel, his grandparents said...

November 23, 2010: Father Of Slain Mumbai Rabbi Accuses Chabad Of Fraud And Theft
Comments: 98 | Categories: Chabad , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Terrorism
Rabbi Nachman Holtzberg, father of Rabbi Gavriel Holtzberg who was killed in the attack on Chabad House two years ago, has accused the ultra-orthodox Jewish group his son worked for of “large scale manipulation and falsification of records... to grab”...

October 30, 2010: Chicago Shul Targeted By Terrorists Cites Dozens Of Website Visits From Egypt
Comments: 1 | Categories: Terrorism
A rabbi at one of the synagogues allegedly targeted by explosive-laden packages from Yemen said that the group's website was visited dozens of times recently by individuals located in Egypt. Chicago Synagogue Cites Web Visits From Egypt By LAUREN ETTER...

October 29, 2010: Package Attacks Target Chicago Shuls
Comments: 3 | Categories: Terrorism
Rabbis at Chicago synagogues are remaining calm, amid news of a foiled package attack targeted at two religious institutions here. But the lack of agitation and a sense of normalcy amid the threats is itself disturbing, rabbis say. Rabbis at...

October 18, 2010: Four Convicted In Plot To Bomb Riverdale Synagogues
Comments: 13 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Terrorism
The four defendants – Onta Williams, Laguerre Payen, James Cromitie and David Williams IV – face up to life in prison. Mr. Williams and Mr. Paven were found not guilty of one charge, attempting to kill officers and employees of...

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