2 Dead in Synagogue Shooting in Germany

Stand for Israel  |  October 11, 2019


Two people were shot and killed in Germany on Wednesday by a gunman who attempted to enter a Jewish synagogue in the city of Halle on Yom Kippur, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar. Also this week on Israel in the News:

  • Tens of thousands of worshippers flocked to the Western Wall in Jerusalem this week to observe Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement
  • Palestinian rioters disrupted prayers at Joseph’s Tomb last Sunday night. Israeli forces dispersed the rioters, and no casualties were reported
  • United States Ambassador to Israel David Friedman spoke at the Global Day of Prayer for the Peace of Jerusalem
  • Addressing the United Nations, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Kelly Craft voiced her strong support for Israel
  • Iranian-linked hackers attacked two hundred and forty-one Microsoft accounts, targeting the 2020 U.S. elections

In this week’s Israel in the News Perspective, Fellowship staff member Yonit Rothchild talks about the significance of the upcoming Jewish holiday of Sukkot.

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