Kosher Market Targeted in Jersey City Shooting

Stand for Israel  |  December 12, 2019

Six people were killed, including a police officer, three bystanders and the two gunmen, in a gunfight that culminated at a Jersey City, N.J., Jewish kosher market earlier this week. At least one of the gunmen had posted anti-Semitic and anti-police hate online prior to the attack.

  • Political gridlock in Israel is causing the Israeli parliament to set an unprecedented third election after both Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and opposition leader Benny Gantz failed to form a government.
  • U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo condemned Iran for its suspected role in a series of rocket attacks on joint U.S. and Iraqi military facilities in Iraq.
  • Iran is also suspected of building an underground tunnel to store missiles and large weapons in eastern Syria, according to new satellite images.
  • During an address before the American-Israeli Council, President Trump spoke about global terrorism and his plan to end it.

This week’s Israel in the News Perspective features The Fellowship’s President and CEO Yael Eckstein on her father’s lasting legacy.

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