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UK security unit reports London Jihadist attack signifies no special risk for Jews

Israeli President Shimon Peres sent a letter of condolence to the family of the dead soldier and to the people of Britain he wrote, “Terrorism is a global threat and one the world must face together,….I know that the people of Britain will stand strong in the face of this threat and the State of Israel stands side by side with them.”



British Jews are not more at risk from terrorism than they were before the slaying of a British soldier by suspected terrorists, British Jewry’s security unit, CST, said.

The soldier brutally hacked to death in Woolwich yesterday has been named by the Ministry of Defense as Drummer Lee Rigby, 25.

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Toulouse Terrorist is Dead

The terrorist who murdered seven people, including a rabbi and three young children, is dead after a 30-hour siege in Toulouse.

French police raided the apartment in which 23-year-old Mohammed Merah was holed up after he failed to fulfill two promises to surrender Wednesday.

Officers first flooded the apartment with gas in an effort to paralyze the terrorist. However, they were met with a hail of bullets when they attempted to enter the apartment — gunfire that lasted several minutes.

Merah reportedly died when he leapt from his window trying to escape the oncoming police.

Three police officers were wounded as they stormed the apartment, according to the AFP news agency, including one “fairly seriously.” Continue Reading »