Category: Massacres and Disasters

American Jewry, Massacres and Disasters, terror, US Politics

Pittsburgh: Armed in the Synagogue?

map of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

In the wake of the horrific tragedy in a Pittsburgh Conservative synagogue, an antisemitic bloodbath in which 11 people were murdered, many of us are thinking about how best to protect ourselves in our homes of worship. But there’s the legal issue, with gun control such a hot issue, and there’s the Halachic issue, what …

Israeli Politics, Massacres and Disasters

Arab MK Blames Victim Ari Fuld for His Own Death

Aida Touma-Sliman

Aida Touma-Sliman, an Arab Member of Knesset (MK) with the Joint List, blamed Ari Fuld’s death on the settler presence in Judea and Samaria. In other words, she blamed the victim. This was in response to a comment made by Likud MK Sharren Haskel at a session of the Knesset Committee for the Advancement of …

Israeli Politics, Massacres and Disasters, media bias

Burnt By Terror Kites: Where are the Nature Lovers?

Beeri Crater Reserve Burnt by terror kites from Gaza

The news is full of the so-called innocent protesters at the border between Gaza and Israel, and how many of them have been killed by IDF soldiers. The fact that they’re terrorists waving flags emblazoned with swastikas, or that they’re throwing boulders at soldiers goes unmentioned. Also unmentioned is the terror by kite we’ve seen …

Massacres and Disasters, media bias

Google, Facebook, and Twitter: Platforms for Terror?

Orlando Pulse Massacre

Survivors of the Orlando Pulse nightclub massacre are suing Google, Facebook, and Twitter for serving as platforms for terrorists to spread propaganda and trade information. The lawsuit claims that such platforms offer “material support” to terrorist organizations such as ISIS. The litigants believe that the perpetrator of the Pulse massacre, obtained crucial information and support …

Massacres and Disasters

Five-Year-Old Boy Survives Texas Shooting

Devin Patrick Kelly Sutherland Springs Church shooter, CBS tweet

Reading about Ryland Ward, the five-year-old boy who survived being shot four times and watching his mother and sister cut down in front of him, there are mixed feelings. There are feelings of elation because in all the blood and horror, here is a survivor, a child, who lived. But there is also the surety …