Saudis reward terrorists with luxury “rehab center”

Extremists jailed during crackdown on local branch of al-Qaeda will be able to swim, work out and watch television between meetings with counselors. ‬‬ This is done ‘To fight terrorism, we must give them an intellectual and psychological balance,’ says director of rehab centers‬‬ Saudi Arabia is hoping to wean jailed al-Qaeda terrorists off religious… Read More Saudis reward terrorists with luxury “rehab center”

Anti-Israel protesters target synagogue in Venezuela

Anti-Israel protesters in Venezuela burned an effigy of the Israeli prime minister and shouted anti-Jewish slogans at the main synagogue. Around 50 people staged a demonstration Thursday outside Tiféret Israel in Caracas, according to a report on RTP, a Brazilian news channel. The Venezuelan Confederation of Jewish Associations (CAIV) said in a statement that the… Read More Anti-Israel protesters target synagogue in Venezuela

Jordanian army blew up the Hurva synagogue in 1948

During British rule in Jerusalem the Hurva Synagogue was the most important in Israel. In 1948, the invading Jordanian army blew it up. The Hurva, whose name means «ruin» was initially built by disciples of Rabbi Judah Hahasid in the early 18th century. It was destroyed shortly thereafter by Muslims demanding the return of loans… Read More Jordanian army blew up the Hurva synagogue in 1948

Top Hamas commander killed in Israeli strike

An Israeli air strike killed a senior Hamas military commander in Gaza City. Hamas says it had opened “the gates of hell.” Israel said the killing of Ahmed Jaabari was the beginning of an operation to target militant groups across the Hamas-controlled territory. The assassination follows a flare-up in and around the Gaza border, which… Read More Top Hamas commander killed in Israeli strike