After jet downed, Russians to send the 'Moksva' cruiser, equipped with air defense systems much like the infamous S-300 system, to area near Syria's maritime border with Turkey.
- Hostage-taking in French town ends, hostages safe (AP)
- Canada to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees by end of February (AP)
- French jets destroy ISIS command center at Tel Afar, west of Iraq's Mosul, official says (Reuters)
- Tunisia to declare state of emergency, give security forces more powers after bus attack. (Reuters)
- Hostage situation in French town of Roubaix near Belgium; several with gunshot wounds (Reuters)
- Syrian group: IS releases more Assyrian Christian hostages (AP)
- NATO rejects Russian claim that jet wasn't in Turkish airspace (Reuters)
- Libya official: 5 killed, 17 wounded by suicide bombing at checkpoint near Tripoli (AP)
- At least 12 killed, 16 wounded in Tunisia bus blast. (AP)
- Paris prosecutor: Abaaoud, other suspect planned to attack La Defense Paris business district (Reuters)
- Obama: Turkey has right to defend territory, urges no escalation after plane shoot-down (AP)
- 13 Afghan soldiers captured by Taliban after helicopter crash (Reuters)
- Obama: U.S. must uphold freedom of religion, equality before law (Reuters)
- 11 reported killed in Tunisia blast (Reuters)
- Shots fired at Israeli car near West Bank settlement of Beit El, no casualties (Haaretz)
Just as anti-Semitism was behind America’s denial of refuge to Jews in the 1930s and 40s, Islamophobia undergirds much of the anti-refugee sentiment today. It was wrong then, just as it is wrong today.
Europeans might want to hold their noses while they do it, but they should be looking to Israel – and not just for homeland security technology.
The driver of the vehicle was shot and moderately wounded.
Even in a time of stalemate, our concern for repairing the Jewish state cannot waver.
At least 12 killed in Tunis after explosion hits bus carrying presidential guards.
Despite the gender-laden language and religious taboos, brilliant biblical and Talmudic scholars including Ibn Gabirol, Yehuda Halevi and others also penned so-called LGBT works, new book reveals.