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Who is Aafia Siddiqui, the prisoner whom the Colleyville synagogue hostage-taker reportedly wanted to...

(JTA) – The name Aafia Siddiqui became familiar to many on Saturday, when a man took a rabbi and his congregants hostage in a...


By Larry Gordon Thank G-d the terror attack on the synagogue in Colleyville, just out of Fort Worth, Texas ended last night with the four...

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The leadership of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America is closely monitoring the crisis situation at Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas. We...


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