Authorities identified the hostage-taker as 44-year-old British national Malik Faisal Akram.
President Biden and the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation are now calling Saturday morning's events at Beth Israel Synagogue in Colleyville, Texas, an 'act of terror' in which the Jewish community was directly targeted.
in Colleyville, Texas. an"act of terror" in which the Jewish community was directly targeted.Around the nation, members of the Jewish community are still reeling and trying to make sense of the weekend's events.Raleigh, North Carolina, Rabbi Zalmy Dubinsky, who is the co-director of Chabad Young Professionals of Raleigh, said the incident was obviously frightening and horrible, but
unfortunately not a first."We're doubling down - doubling down on our safety measures of course, but also doubling down in our conviction and commitment to stay vibrant and to stay strong," he said.The hostage-taker was a 44-year-old British national namedRead more: ABC7 News »
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Jewish Communities Across US On Heightened Alert After North Texas StandoffJewish communities across the United States once again find themselves on edge in the wake of another attack on worshippers at a synagogue, this time at Congregation Beth Israel in North Texas.
Jewish Leaders Say Past Security Training Was Key During North Texas Synagogue Hostage StandoffLocal police, federal officials, and authorities in Great Britain are continuing their investigation Monday into the weekend standoff at a North Texas synagogue.
United Jewish Federation of Utah worried people are 'desensitized' to antisemitismSaturday's tense hostage situation in Colleyville, Texas, where 4 people were taken hostage in a local synagogue during religious services, has raised concerns over the uptick in religious hate crimes in the United States over the past few years. Oh they have. “The Squad” made sure to help. It is heart breaking to think our USA has became a country of hater’s? Ever since trumpster has been in office him and his republicans have destroyed American with there lies and hatefulness.😡😡😡😡😡 Ok. So, if they need heightened security around their facilities, they should get heightened security. No one's stopping them.
‘I escaped a Jewish cult that wanted me to marry my 12-year-old cousin’Mendy Levy escaped from the fundamentalist Hasidic cult Lev Tahor after the group allegedly tried to force him, at age 15, to marry his 12-year-old first cousin. Acts 7:43: Yea, ye took up the tabernacle of Moloch, and the star of your god Remphan, figures which ye made to worship them: and I will carry you away beyond Babylon. David never had a star. Amos 5:26: But ye have borne the tabernacle of your Moloch and Chiun your images, the star of your god, which ye made to yourselves. Was she hot?
Jewish communities across the US are on heightened alert after the Texas standoff: 'Is our community under attack again?'Jewish communities across the United States once again find themselves on edge in the wake of another attack on worshippers at a synagogue, this time at Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas. But I wad told that the Jewish community had nothing to worry about because this guy's motive was not targeting Jews. The FBI assured us that it was not a racially motivated attack. It was a 'British man' that just happened to take hostages in a synagogue. Don’t forget the Asian-American Community
Hostages safe after Texas synagogue standoff; captor deadA man held hostages for more than 10 hours Saturday at a Texas synagogue where he could be heard ranting in a livestream and demanding the release of a Pakistani neuroscientist who was convicted of trying to kill U.S. Army officers in Afghanistan. One of the four hostages held at Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville was released during the standoff; three others were rescued when authorities entered the building about 9 p.m., authorities said. The hostage taker was killed. The national media has already worked all of the plots & narratives. They set the stage for POSSIBLY being linked as terrorism connected globally. Despite the FBI telling all of them to sit tight for a minute so they can investigate and get the story straight!