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October 23, 2014
Two Dead in Canada from Attacks by Islamic Radicals
Two Canadians were killed this week in two separate attacks by Islamic radicals. In the latest incident, a guard was shot dead during a shooting spree at Canada’s National War Memorial and Parliament building. Earlier in the week, a soldier was killed in a deliberate hit-and-run. Both attackers were known affiliates of extreme Islam.
Also this week in Israel in the News:
• In Jerusalem, an infant girl was killed and several others were injured when a Palestinian man with ties to Hamas drove his car into a train station. Officials are calling it a terrorist attack.
• Two IDF soldiers were wounded in the Sinai Peninsula after anti-tank missile and gunshots were fired by attackers from Egypt.
• The newly elected Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko met last week with Russian officials during a diplomatic summit in Italy. Talks focused on a more solid peace pact.
This week’s Israel in the News Perspective features The Fellowship’s Senior Vice President Yael Eckstein with thoughts on Israel’s unflinching kindness.
While so much of the focus on the Israel Defense Forces goes to those who defend Israel from the many threats and enemies that the nation faces – focus these brave men and women rightfully deserve – defense is not all that the IDF provides the Jewish state. Unlike many of the world’s military forces, […]
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