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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Palestinian woman caught preparing terror attack

JTA March 6, 2012

JERUSALEM -- A Palestinian woman caught carrying a large knife near the security fence of a West Bank settlement said she was planning to carry out an attack. Police captured the woman, 32, outside the settlement of Emmanuel in the northern West Bank....

Palestinians caught infiltrating Jewish settlement

JTA March 5, 2012

JERUSALEM -- Two Palestinians carrying large knives were arrested trying to infiltrate a Jewish settlement. The Palestinians were arrested Monday while trying to enter Elon Moreh, next to Nablus, in the West Bank. They are believed to have been planning...

Fogels are remembered on first yahrtzeit

JTA February 29, 2012

JERUSALEM -- Hundreds gathered in the West Bank community of Itamar to mark the first yahrzeit for the five slain members of the Fogel family. A beit midrash, or study hall, was dedicated Wednesday to the memory of parents Udi Fogel, 36, and Ruth Fogel,...

Second Fogel family killer sentenced to five life sentences

JTA January 16, 2012

JERUSALEM -- A second Palestinian man was sentenced to five consecutive life sentences for the murder of five members of the Fogel family in a West Bank Jewish settlement. Amjad Awad, 19, was sentenced Monday in a West Bank military court. He was convicted...

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