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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

India issues arrest warrants against Iranians in car bombing

JTA March 15, 2012

India has issued arrest warrants for three Iranians in connection with a bomb attack on an Israeli Embassy car. A New Delhi court issued the arrest warrants on Wednesday, marking the first time that India officially has linked the Feb. 13 attack to Iran....

Report: Suspect in New Delhi attack was in contact with Iran

JTA March 13, 2012

JERUSALEM -- The journalist arrested in connection with an attack on an Israeli Embassy car in New Delhi reportedly was in touch with an Iranian intelligence officer and visited Iran before the attack. New Delhi Police will announce the breakthrough in...

New Delhi police arrest bombing suspect

JTA March 7, 2012

Police in New Delhi have arrested a suspect in connection with a car bomb attack that injured the wife of an Israeli diplomat. An Indian journalist, Syed Mohammed Kazmi, was arrested Tuesday, the Associated Press reported. A police investigation showed...

Young Jewish activist killed in Poland train crash

JTA March 5, 2012

Maja Brand, a Jewish activist from Krakow, was among the 16 people killed when two trains collided in southern Poland. Friends said Brand, who turned 30 on Feb. 22,  was active “in all things Jewish” in Krakow. The head-on collision occurred Saturday...

Iranian national believed responsible for Thai blasts

JTA February 14, 2012

JERUSALEM -- An Iranian national was seriously injured by a bomb he carried shortly after a house he rented in a residential neighborhood of Bangkok exploded. The man had thrown a hand grenade at police as they pursued him Tuesday following the home explosion,...

Don’t strike Iran before Madonna concert, Facebook page begs Bibi

JTA February 13, 2012

JERUSALEM -- A new Facebook page is calling on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to refrain from striking Iran's nuclear sites until after Madonna performs in Israel. A day after Madonna announced last week that she is launching her new world...

Two people were injured when a bomb went off outside the Israeli
Embassy in New Delhi, India on Feb. 13., 2012.

After New Delhi attack, fears that Iran-Israel attacks could escalate

By Ron Kampeas, JTA February 13, 2012

WASHINGTON—Iran and Israel appear to be locked in an assassination contest. Israeli leaders blamed Iran for two assassination attempts late Sunday and early Monday -- in Tbilisi, Georgia, and in New Delhi, India. The bomb in Tbilisi was disabled before...

Netanyahu blaming Iran for attacks on diplomats

JTA February 13, 2012

JERUSALEM -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blamed Iran for a terrorist attack and an attempted attack on Israeli embassy employees in India and Georgia. An Israeli diplomat's wife in New Delhi was injured by a car bomb, and a second bomb was...

Israeli diplomat injured by car bomb in New Delhi

JTA February 13, 2012

JERUSALEM -- An Israeli diplomat in New Delhi was injured by a car bomb, and a second bomb was disabled in a staff member's car at the Israeli embassy in Tbilisi, Georgia. Monday's attacks came the day after the February 12th anniversary of the assassination...

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