Israeli Consul in Boston Turns Independence Day Celebration Into Solidarity Event

There will be a moment of silence, prayers by a local rabbi, and speeches that will address the unprecedented attack on the city during the Boston Marathon.

BOSTON - The Israeli Consulate of New England has decided after consulting with the local Jewish community to proceed with plans for a toned-down Independence Day on Tuesday, a day after the bombings at the finish line of the Boston Marathon which killed three and wounded more...