237 posts categorized "Terrorism"

December 18, 2014: Capitulation To Terror? In Wake Of Terror Attack, Chabad Says A Little Light Drives Away Much Darkness – And Then Cancels Public Menorah Lighting Ceremony
Comments: 42 | Categories: Chabad , Hanukkah , Religion , Terrorism
It isn’t just American movie theater chains and Sony Pictures that capitulate to terror. Now, it seems Chabad has done so, as well. Capitulation To Terror? In Wake Of Terror Attack, Chabad Says A Little Light Drives Away Much Darkness...

December 15, 2014: People Who Vote For Haredi Political Parties Have The Blood Of All Terror Victims On Their Hands, Satmar Rebbe Says
Comments: 47 | Categories: Haredim , Israel , Religion , Terrorism
The blood of all Jewish terror victims past and future is stained on the hands of anyone who votes for haredi political parties in the March 17 Israeli Knesset elections, the Kiryas Joel Satmar Rebbe Rabbi Ahron Teitelbaum said Saturday...

December 12, 2014: New Study Shows How Emotions Ripple After Terrorist Attacks
Comments: 4 | Categories: Science , Terrorism
The 2013 Boston Marathon bombing motivated mass expressions of fear, solidarity, and sympathy toward Bostonians on social media networks around the world. In a recently released study, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and Cornell University analyzed emotional reactions on...

November 24, 2014: Controversial Haredi Rabbi Allegedly Says That Jerusalem Terror Attack Happened Because Of Corrupt Bobov Beit Din Rabbis
Comments: 41 | Categories: Haredim , Israel , Religion , Terrorism , Turf Disputes
In an act of appalling theodicy, Rabbi Avraham Schorr, a controversial Flatbush haredi rabbi associated with several bans, allegedly blamed last week's gruesome terror attack on a haredi synagogue in Har Nof, Jerusalem on the behavior of an allegedly corrupt...

November 22, 2014: Haredi Synagogue Hit By Terror Attack Had Cellphone-Blocking Device, Slowing Down Police Response
Comments: 47 | Categories: Antisemitism , Bans & Censorship , Haredim , Israel , Terrorism , Web/Tech
A reason it took police so long to respond to the attack – 11 minutes, by some accounts – and likely a reason the death toll was as high as it was is because haredi rabbis had installed a device...

November 21, 2014: Israel Further Unravels Into Violence
Comments: 2 | Categories: Antisemitism , Bigotry & Racism , Israel , Religion , Terrorism
From a violent acid attack on the car of a Israeli Muslim interfaith peace activist to attacks on police and Arab workers and attacks on Jews, Israel shows more signs of unravelling into a spiral of racist violence. “Wave” Of...

November 21, 2014: Dead Jews Necessary To Atone For Generation, Bring Messiah, Haredi Rabbinic Leader Says
Comments: 49 | Categories: Haredim , Israel , Terrorism
"The Messiah has to come,” Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky said. “There needs to be an atonement" made for this generation so the Messiah can come, and those who died and were wounded in the attack had partially made that atonement through...

November 21, 2014: Swedish Orthodox Rabbi Receives Death Threat
Comments: 1 | Categories: Antisemitism , Israel , Terrorism
"What a wonderful day! Four of your satanic murderers were taken from the world, how wonderful! But what a pity that you weren't among them. But soon will come the time when the Gothenburg synagogue will be destroyed to the...

November 21, 2014: Two Yeshiva Students Attacked On Mount Of Olives
Comments: 5 | Categories: Antisemitism , Israel , Terrorism
The two men were reportedly stoned and beaten with metal rods and rods spiked with nails near the Zionist Orthodox Beit Orot Yeshiva in the new Beit Orot Jewish neighborhood on the largely Arab Mount of Olives. Above: The Beit...

November 20, 2014: Bring Guns To Synagogue On Shabbat, Leading Sefardi Haredi Rabbi Rules
Comments: 26 | Categories: Halakha , Haredim , Israel , Sefardim , Terrorism
Rabbi David Yosef – one of the four members of Sefardi haredi Shas Party’s Council of Torah Sages and a son of its late head, Shas Party founder Rabbi Ovadia Yosef – ruled today that everyone with a valid gun...

November 20, 2014: Haredi Rabbi Orders Followers To Bring Cellphones To Shul On Shabbat
Comments: 10 | Categories: Haredim , Israel , Terrorism
“In any case of doubt [about danger], one should call the emergency police 100 number [immediately] and one needn’t do so with a shinui [through using a non-normative dialing method due to Shabbat retractions],” the senior member of the vehemently...

November 19, 2014: Satmar Rebbe Blames Jews, Not Terrorists, For Gruesome Israel Synagogue Murders
Comments: 29 | Categories: Haredim , Israel , Religion , Terrorism
“Regarding the prohibition of ascending the Temple Mount, which all Jews who fear G-d know demands the punishment of kares [excision; destruction of a person’s soul], it has unfortunately become easy for people to take it lightly because of false...

November 19, 2014: 5th Terror Victim Buried As Haredim Urged To Attend Funeral
Comments: 9 | Categories: Israel , Terrorism
Thousands attended the funeral of the fifth victim of Tuesday morning’s gruesome terror attack on a Har Nof, Jerusalem haredi synagogue that also killed four haredi rabbis. The fifth victim, Sergeant-Major Zidan Nahad Seif, was not a rabbi – he...

November 19, 2014: Shin Bet Head Contradicts Prime Minister, Says Abbas, PA Don’t Want Terror, 3rd Intifada, Says MKs Should Stay Off Temple Mount
Comments: 2 | Categories: Antisemitism , Bigotry & Racism , Haredim , Israel , Terrorism
“The religious dimension of the conflict is very dangerous and explosive, because it has implications for the Palestinians and for Muslims everywhere in the world. We have to do everything possible to instill calm.” Shin Bet Head Contradicts Prime Minister,...

November 18, 2014: Fire All Arabs, Hasidic Rebbe Orders
Comments: 45 | Categories: Haredim , Israel , Terrorism
In the wake of today's gruesome terror attack in Jerusalem that killed four haredi rabbis, the Karlin-Stolin Rebbe issued urgent orders to his aides to immediately fire all Arab employees of Karlin-Stolin institutions. Above: The Karlin-Stolin Rebbe Hasidic Rebbe Orders...

November 18, 2014: 11-18-2014 Terror Victims
Comments: 10 | Categories: Haredim , Israel , MO & Chardal , Terrorism
The names of the four rabbis murdered by Palestinian terrorists from East Jerusalem as they were praying in a synagogue in a residential neighborhood of Jerusalem at about 7:00 am this morning. Updated at 10:27 am CST 11-18-2014 Terror Victims...

November 18, 2014: Terror Attack In Jerusalem Synagogue Kills At Least Three Jews, Wounds 13 Others
Comments: 7 | Categories: Israel , Religion , Terrorism
At least five people have been killed and thirteen wounded in a terror attack on synagogue on Shimon Agassi Street in the western Jerusalem neighborhood of Har Nof Tuesday morning. Last updated at 2:16 am CST Terror Attack In Jerusalem...

November 14, 2014: 92% Of West Bank Anti-Palestinian Hate Crimes Unsolved, Only 2% Of Cases Lead To Indictments
Comments: 12 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, etc. , Israel , MO & Chardal , Religion , Terrorism , Xenophobia
Police investigations into alleged hate crimes against West Bank Palestinians, many of them so-called price tag attacks committed by right-wing Jewish settlers, are almost always closed by police without catching the perpetrators, Yesh Din, an Israeli human rights group with...

November 10, 2014: Terror Victim Rabbi Yehuda Glick Put Back In Medically-Induced Coma
Comments: 1 | Categories: Antisemitism , Israel , MO & Chardal , Terrorism
Rabbi Yehuda Glick, an American-born Zionist Orthodox rabbi who is a leading activist for Jewish control of the Temple Mount, was shot four time in a terror attack in Jerusalem in front of the Menachem Begin Center two weeks ago....

November 7, 2014: As Jerusalem Lurches Toward A New Intifada, A Look Back At Why
Comments: 14 | Categories: Antisemitism , Bigotry & Racism , History , Israel , Terrorism
As Jerusalem and the West Bank inch ever closer to a full-blown Intifada, it’s worth a minute to review how and why we got here – and who is and who is not to blame. Above: file photo Analysis: As...

November 3, 2014: Government Wants To Up Criminal Penalties For Palestinian Rock-Throwers
Comments: 27 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , MO & Chardal , Terrorism
Yesterday, Israel’s cabinet approved an amendment to Israel's criminal penalty code that dramatically increases the length of sentences for people – almost all Palestinian Arabs – convicted of throwing stones at vehicles. Above: Haredim throwing stones in at police in...

October 30, 2014: Right-Wing Rabbi Shot In Terrorist Assassination Attempt Shows “Very Light” Improvement
Comments: 5 | Categories: Israel , MO & Chardal , Terrorism
The bullets punctured one of Rabbi Yehuda Glick’s lungs, his throat, one hand hand, and fractured ribs and caused even more harm to his small and large intestines. Above: Rabbi Yehuda Glick Right-Wing Rabbi Shot In Terrorist Assassination Attempt Shows...

October 30, 2014: Terrorist Who Allegedly Shot Right Wing Rabbi Worked At Right-Wing Center Popular With Jewish West Bank Settlers
Comments: 10 | Categories: Israel , MO & Chardal , Terrorism
Muataz Hijazi spent more than a decade in prison for terrorist arson attempts and for violent attacks while in prison against prison guards and against another inmate. He slashed two guards in their faces with a razor blade, hurt a...

October 30, 2014: Condition Of Right-Wing Rabbi Shot By Terrorists Yesterday Reportedly Worsens
Comments: 12 | Categories: Israel , MO & Chardal , Terrorism
The condition of right-wing activist Rabbi Yehuda Glick, who was shot Wednesday night in an Islamic Jihad terrorist assassination attempt outside an event at the Menachem Begin Heritiage Center in Jerusalem, has reportedly taken a turn for the worse. Above:...

October 30, 2014: Israeli Security Services Shoot, Kill Terrorist Who Allegedly Tried To Assassinate Right-Wing Activist Rabbi
Comments: 15 | Categories: Israel , MO & Chardal , Terrorism
Israeli security forces shot and killed the man who is believed to have tried to assassinate a well-known right-wing activist, Zionist Orthodox Rabbi Yehuda Glick, last night outside the annual Temple Mount and Eretz Yisrael Faithful Movement event held at...

October 29, 2014: Leading Right-Wing Activist Rabbi Shot At Begin Center Event
Comments: 10 | Categories: Crime, etc. , Israel , MO & Chardal , Terrorism
Rabbi Yehuda Glick. a leading right-wing activist and advocate for Jewish control of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, was shot tonight in an apparent terrorist attack at the Menachem Begin Heritage Center in Jerusalem. Above: Yehuda Glick Leading Temple Mount...

October 25, 2014: Riots Sweep Across East Jerusalem
Comments: 8 | Categories: Israel , Terrorism
Riots swept across East Jerusalem Saturday night with masked men throwing Molotov cocktails and rocks, blocking roads and setting fire to garbage dumpsters near the Beit Orot yeshiva, which is located adjacent to the largely Arab At-Tur neighborhood of the...

October 14, 2014: More French Jews Allegedly Join Islamic Terror Group
Comments: 12 | Categories: Israel , Religion , Terrorism
A small number of Jews have left France to join ISIS in Syria, a French government official reportedly told Israel’s Channel 2 News today based on French intelligence reports. Many appear to be Jewish converts to Islam. More French Jews...

October 12, 2014: French Jewish Girl Joins ISIS
Comments: 8 | Categories: Terrorism
A French Jewish girl is reportedly among the approximately 100 French teen girls and young women who have gone to Syria to join the Islamic terrorist group ISIS. French Jewish Girl Joins ISIS Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com An unidentified French...

September 18, 2014: Haredi MK Meets With Mossad Head Over Security At Breslov Rabbi’s Grave In Uman, Ukraine
Comments: 16 | Categories: Antisemitism , Haredim , Israel , Terrorism
20,000 Jews, most of them Breslov hasidim and most from Israel, are expected to be at Rabbi Nachman of Breslov’s gravesite in Uman, Ukraine for Rosh Hashana next week, despite the ongoing war between the Ukrainian government and pro-Russian separatists....

September 11, 2014: A Sad 9-11 Truth
Comments: 18 | Categories: Haredim , Religion , Terrorism
Amid all the pain, sorrow and fear surrounding 9-11 came so-called miracle stories of people who were saved from death because they were late to work or bumped from a flight. Here is one such story. I was reading Yeshiva...

September 3, 2014: IDF Adds Legal Staff To Fight Looming War Crimes Charges
Comments: 6 | Categories: Israel , Terrorism
The Gaza war has forced the IDF to expand the Military Advocate General’s Corps “to deal with the legal battles expected to follow this war” – i.e., wide-ranging war crimes charges. When I wrote several posts on the doctrine of...

September 2, 2014: Another American Journalist Beheaded By ISIS
Comments: 26 | Categories: Religion , Terrorism
Another American journalist, Steven Sotloff, has just been beheaded by the Islamic fundamentalist terror group ISIS. Above: Steven Sotloff Another American journalist, Steven Sotloff, has just been beheaded by the Islamic fundamentalist terror group ISIS. Perhaps President Obama should mention...

August 24, 2014: Chabad In Mumbai To Reopen Tuesday, Almost 6 Years After Terror Attack
Comments: 4 | Categories: Chabad , Terrorism
Chabad's Nairman House in Mumbai, India is supposed to finally reopen Tuesday, almost six years after the terror attacks in Mumbai, one of which killed six people in Nairman House – including the Chabad couple who ran it, Rabbi Gavriel...

August 24, 2014: Disproportionality In War And Israel’s Targeted Killings Of Terrorists
Comments: 19 | Categories: Israel , Terrorism
Daniel Reyzner – an attorney who specializes in international law and who is the former head of the Israel Defense Forces International Law Department – explains (at least in part) the legality of targeted killings of terrorists and how the...

August 24, 2014: Israel’s High Schools Bastions Of Racism, New Israeli Book Claims
Comments: 33 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Israel , Religion , Terrorism , Xenophobia
“For me, personally, Arabs are something I can’t look at and can’t stand. I am tremendously racist. I come from a racist home. If I get the chance in the army to shoot one of them, I won’t think twice....

August 23, 2014: Video: Israeli Air Strike Collapses Gaza City 48-Unit Apartment Building
Comments: 67 | Categories: Israel , Terrorism
An Israeli air strike collapsed a 48-unit apartment building in Gaza City today. Here's video. According to the AP and Ha'aretz, Israel claims a Hamas command center was located in this building but it could not or did not explain...

August 22, 2014: 4-Year-Old Dead, Multiple People Injured, In Hamas Rocket And Mortar Attacks
Comments: 10 | Categories: Israel , Terrorism
Israel has been under heavy rocket and mortar fire from Gaza over the past 24 hours. There have been several injuries, at least one serious, and now one death – a four-year-old child from Shaar HaNegev. Israel has been under...

August 21, 2014: US-Israel Relations Continue To Worsen After US Accuses Israel Of Targeting For Arrest Members Of Murdered Palestinian Boy’s Family
Comments: 25 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Haredim , Israel , Religion , Skepticism & Former Haredim , Terrorism , Xenophobia
The deputy spokeswoman for the US Department of State charged yesterday that Israel was targeting members of the family of the 16-year-old Palestinian boy, Mohammed Abu Khdeir, who was kidnapped and gruesomely murdered by a band of haredi and ex-haredi...

August 20, 2014: Hamas Warns Airlines It Will Target Ben Gurion Airport Beginning At 6 AM
Comments: 19 | Categories: Israel , Terrorism
Hamas has issued a warning to international airlines that it will begin targeting Ben Gurion International Airport at 6:00 am Israel Time. More than 140 rockets and other projectiles have been fired at Israel from Gaza today. Hamas Words Airlines...

August 18, 2014: Report: All 3 Killers Of Arab Boy Come From Same Sefardi Haredi Family
Comments: 6 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , MO & Chardal , Religion , Terrorism , Xenophobia
All three killers of 16-year-old Mohammed Abu Khdeir come from the same Jerusalem haredi family, and the lead killer's father is well-known Sefardi haredi rabbi and rosh yeshiva. Above: Yosef Haim Ben-David The Washington Post reports on the alleged killers...

August 15, 2014: Israeli Human Rights Organization Tossed Off National Civilian Service Program For Its Support Of Gaza Civilians
Comments: 3 | Categories: Bans & Censorship , Israel , Terrorism
The controversial Israeli human rights organization B’Tselem: The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories has been booted out of Israel’s state-run civilian national service volunteer program because it acted “against the state and its soldiers.” Israeli...

August 14, 2014: Is The Latest US-Israel Fight Real? And, If It is, What Does It Mean For Israel?
Comments: 27 | Categories: Ethics , Israel , Terrorism
By now, you've probably seen reports on the latest alleged disagreement between the Obama Administration and the Israeli government. If you haven't, the claim is that Israel went behind the back of the White House and State Department to get...

August 13, 2014: Rockets Fired At Israel From Gaza
Comments: 4 | Categories: Israel , Terrorism
Rockets were fired at Israel from Gaza within the past 30 minutes, apparently ending the humanitarian cease fire brokered by Egypt two hours early. Rockets Fired At Israel From Gaza Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com Rockets were fired at Israel from...

August 13, 2014: Israel’s State Comptroller To Investigate Possible War Crimes
Comments: 8 | Categories: Israel , Terrorism
Israel’s State Comptroller Yosef Shapira has just launched an investigation into the decision-making process and oversight mechanisms Israel’s political and military leadership used before and during the Gaza War. Shapira, who announced his decision to investigate today, said he had...

August 12, 2014: Murderer Of Arab Boy Says He Regrets Killing
Comments: 6 | Categories: Bigotry & Racism , Crime, etc. , Haredim , Israel , MO & Chardal , Religion , Terrorism , Xenophobia
Yosef Haim Ben-David kidnapped and savagely murdered a 16-year-old Arab boy, burning him alive with the help of two accomplices – one of them a haredi yeshiva student. Ben-David told police he was sorry for the murder because, after all,...

August 10, 2014: New Cease Fire To Begin At Midnight
Comments: 1 | Categories: Israel , Terrorism
Senior Israeli officials announced that Israel has accepted a new 72-hour humanitarian cease fire proposal brokered by Egypt. The new cease fire is set to begin at midnight Sunday. But will Hamas break the new cease fire like it broke...

August 8, 2014: Israel Resumes Targeted Bombing Of Gaza In Response To Rocket Fire
Comments: 7 | Categories: Israel , Terrorism
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon ordered the Israel Defense Forces to respond with force to rocket fire from Gaza. The IDF says 18 rockets have been fired at Israel from Gaza since 8:01 am Israel Time....

August 8, 2014: Father-In-Law Of Terror Victim Verbally Attacked Over Anti-Zionist Speech
Comments: 6 | Categories: Haredim , Israel , Religion , Terrorism
Rabbi Yaakov Tzvi Chanon, the father-in-law Rabbi Avrohom Wallis who was killed in a terror attack in Jerusalem earlier this week, was attacked by a fellow haredi upset that Chanon had blamed the government, the IDF and Zionists for his...

August 8, 2014: At Least 10 Rockets Fired At Israel
Comments: 8 | Categories: Israel , Terrorism
At least 10 rockets have been fired from Gaza into southern Israel. According to the IDF, at least 10 rockets have been fired from Gaza into southern Israel over the past 75 minutes, CNN has just reported. It appears that...

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