By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ
HAIFA, Israel (JTA) — Each year on Tu B’Shevat, the Jewish holiday celebrating trees and plants, Lior Weitz and his wife take their two daughters to plant saplings of pine — the tree that more than any...
By SHIRA HANAU
(JTA) — The FBI has identified the identity of the man who held four people hostage at a Colleyville, Texas synagogue on Saturday as 44-year-old Malike Faisal Akram. Officials are not releasing more details as the FBI...Continue Reading
We can all breathe a collective sigh of relief. The hostage situation at Temple Beth Israel ended in the best resolution that could be imagined: all the four hostages were released unharmed and the terrorist who held them for almost...
By SHIRA HANAU
(JTA) — The man who held four people hostage at a Colleyville, Texas synagogue Saturday was a British citizen whose family said he released the hostages before being killed in a shootout.
FBI’s office in Dallas on...Continue Reading ⇒
The following statement from President Joe Biden was issued late Saturday night by the White House:
“Thanks to the courageous work of state, local and federal law enforcement, four Americans who were held hostage at a...Continue Reading ⇒
By RON KAMPEAS and ANDREW LAPIN
(JTA) — All four hostages at a synagogue in the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas area were declared “out alive and safe” by Texas Governor Greg Abbott at 9:33 p.m. CST on Saturday following a 12-hour...Continue Reading ⇒