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THE DAILY EDITION   WHAT MATTERS MOST ON » TUE, NOV 18, 2014  
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LIVEBLOG: SYNAGOGUE ATTACK Latest: Bahrain FM says Jerusalem attack a ‘crime’
 
Four victims of Jerusalem terror attack laid to rest
 
Israelis with UK, US citizenship killed, several injured as East Jerusalem men storm morning prayers before being shot dead by police; Abbas, Western diplomats condemn assault; PM blames Ramallah for incitement
 
By LAZAR BERMAN
 
Israeli Zaka emergency services volunteers carry the body of a Palestinian assailant who was shot dead while attacking a synagogue in Jerusalem on November 18, 2014. (photo credit: AFP / GALI TIBBON)
 
 
Israeli police outside the Kehilat Yaakov synagogue in Jerusalem after a terror attack there on November 18, 2014. (photo credit:  Yonatan Sindler/FLASH90)
 
PM blames Abbas, calls emergency meet in wake of attack
 
By SPENCER HO
 
Police outside a Jerusalem synagogue after a terror attack on November 18, 2014. (photo credit: AFP/JACK GUEZ)
 
Abbas condemns attack amid Palestinian justification
 
By ELHANAN MILLER
 
US Secretary of State John Kerry boards his aircraft in the rain at Andrews Air Force Base in suburban Washington on November 17, 2014, en route to London, United Kingdom, and Vienna, Austria, for talks about the future of Iran's nuclear program and other international issues. (photo credit: State Department/ Public Domain)
 
Kerry condemns Jerusalem attack, Palestinian incitement
 
By AP, AFP and TIMES OF ISRAEL STAFF
 

 
Blood on prayer shawls and prayer books seen inside the synagogue where four people were killed in Jerusalem on November 18, 2014. (photo credit: Kobi Gideon/GPO/FLASH90)
 
Palestinian terrorists should know: It’s not going to work
 
Op-ed: Adding to the overwhelming feeling of awfulness pervading Jerusalem today is the dismal sense of déjà vu. We’ve been through all of this before, in the Second Intifada terror war. But that didn’t drive us out of here. And neither will this wave of evil
 
By DAVID HOROVITZ
 

 
An ultra-Orthodox man prays at the scene of an attack in the Har Nof neighborhood in Jerusalem on November 18, 2014. (photo credit: AFP/ JACK GUEZ)
 
EYEWITNESS ACCOUNTS
 
The silence of prayer, shattered in a synagogue bloodbath
 
Congregants and eyewitnesses describe the attack in the Har Nof synagogue, as congregants were jarred from the silent Amidah prayer into a scene of carnage
 
By MITCH GINSBURG
 
 
A  Jewish man walks past a synagogue, with bullet holes in its window, that was attacked by two Palestinians earlier in the morning in the Har Nof neighborhood in Jerusalem on November 18, 2014. (photo credit: AFP/ JACK GUEZ)
 
Jerusalem ultra-Orthodox shocked by synagogue massacre
 
By JOHN DAVISON
 
Blood on prayer shawls and prayer books inside Har Nof's Kehilat Yaakov synagogue, where two Palestinian terrorists attacked worshipers at prayer, killing four, on November 18, 2014. (Photo credit: Kobi Gideon/GPO/FLASH90)
 
Analysis: The Gaza connection to terror in Jerusalem
 
By AVI ISSACHAROFF
 
Israeli emergency services members carry a body at the scene of an attack at a synagogue in Jerusalem on November 18, 2014. (photo credit: AFP /AHMAD GHARABLI)
 
Four killed in terror attack at Jerusalem synagogue
 
By LAZAR BERMAN
 
 
 
 
Aliza Lipkin
 
Our bitter tears
 
ALIZA LIPKIN A decision on the best way to keep living while mourning the loss of life and the lack of humanity
 

 
Menachem Creditor
 
We cry as family
 
MENACHEM CREDITOR Was it an ultra-Orthodox synagogue that was attacked? Wrong question
 

 
Mark Dratch
 
Why the RCA conversion system is best
 
MARK DRATCH Taking on the criticism by Rabbis Avi Weiss and Marc Angel — the centralized approach is better
 

 
The AirHop team accepts the $100,000 prize from PayPal (Photo credit: Courtesy)
 
AirHop app lets you make calls without a cellphone plan
 
PayPal awards an Israeli team $100,000 prize for ‘absolutely disruptive’ technology
 

 
Passengers boarding an Egged bus in Jerusalem. April 14 2010. (photo credit: Nati Shohat/Flash90)
 
Arab Egged bus drivers in Jerusalem strike after suicide
 
Delays reported in the capital, expected to continue through Tuesday, bus company says
 

 
Zim shipping containers (illustrative photo: Yaakov Naumi/Flash90)
 
Zim shipping suspends services at California port
 
After months of picketing by anti-Israel protesters, 10th largest cargo company cuts services at Long Beach
 

 
An Egyptian army vehicle patrols along the border with the Hamas-run Gaza Strip in the divided border town of Rafah on November 4, 2014. (photo credit: AFP/MOHAMED EL-SHERBENY)
 
Suspicion haunts Egypt border residents evicted by army
 
As the military clears buffer zone along frontier with the Gaza Strip, Egyptians from northern Sinai feel repercussions
 

 
An Egyptian helicopter hovers over houses destroyed by the Egyptian army on the Egyptian side on the border town of Rafah, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. (Photo credit: AP/Eyad Baba)
 
Egypt to deepen buffer zone with Gaza after finding longer tunnels
 
FROM THE WEB Reuters: State news agency announces army will double its security area along border with Palestinian enclave to one kilometer
 

 
The Kinderlach boys choir.  (screen capture: YouTube/KinderlachOfficial)
 
German pro-Israel charity irked at singing settler children
 
Organizers of fundraiser for Sheba Medical Center protest choir members who live over Green Line
 

 
The Babi Yar memorial in Kiev, Ukraine, is defaced with swastikas in September 2014 (photo credit: YouTube screenshot)
 
Babi Yar memorial in Kiev defaced with swastikas
 
In separate incident, graffiti wishing a ‘Heil Happy Holocaust’ found on Jewish school in Kharkov
 

 
Hebrew Media Review
HEBREW
MEDIA REVIEW
 
TUE, NOV 18, 1:16 PM
 
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu address the Likud faction meeting on November 17, 2014 (photo credit: Hadas Parush/Flash90)
 
Let’s all take a deep breath
 
The papers try to make sense of the coalition crisis; Israel’s air isn’t so clean; and Yehudah Glick speaks
 
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Jewish former servicemen march in the annual Association of Jewish ex-Servicemen and Women parade in London, November 16, 2014. (Jennifer Lipman/The Times of Israel)
 
After 84 years, time to retire UK Jewry’s annual veterans parade?
 
With dwindling attendance, there’s concern the AJEX march is counterproductive in showing the British public that Jews do their duty in the military
 
By JENNIFER LIPMAN
 

 
PA airs ‘anti-Semitic’ film as tensions mount in Jerusalem
 
Watchdog group says movie about history of Fatah movement demonizes Jews, casts Balfour Declaration as scheme to cleanse Europe of them
 
By TIMES OF ISRAEL STAFF
 

 
Wounded rabbi says terrorist called him ‘enemy of al-Aqsa’
 
Yehudah Glick describes October 29 attack in meeting with chief rabbi, jokes that he wasn’t shot ‘for being a redhead’
 
By MARISSA NEWMAN
  Rabbi Yehudah Glick and Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi David Lau November 17, 2014 (YouTube screenshot)
 

 
EU threatens ‘further action’ to protect two-state solution
 
Leaked working paper shows union considering banning contacts with settler leaders and endorsing Palestinian statehood
 
By RAPHAEL AHREN
  European Union's foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, speaks to journalists as she arrives for a Foreign Affairs Council meeting at the EU Headquarters in Brussels, on November 17, 2014. (photo credit: AFP/JOHN THYS)
 

 
Sweden says it won’t open Ramallah embassy
 
Despite recognition of Palestinian state, Stockholm says Jerusalem consulate to manage diplomatic affairs
 
By AFP
  Margot Wallstroem, Sweden's Minister for Foreign Affairs, is pictured during an interview with AFP at her office on October 31, 2014 in Stockholm. (Photo credit: AFP/JONATHAN NACKSTRAND)
 

 
Netanyahu tells Likud chiefs to prepare for early elections
 
As coalition wobbles, prime minister tells senior party members he hopes the precaution won’t be necessary
 
By STUART WINER and TIMES OF ISRAEL STAFF
  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during the weekly cabinet meeting on, November 16, 2014. (photo credit: Amit Shabi/POOL)
 

 
On Iran nuclear deal, down to the wire in Vienna
 
With John Kerry waiting in the wings in London, any outcome is still possible in final week before deadline in negotiations on Tehran’s rogue program
 
By REBECCA SHIMONI STOIL
  US Secretary of State John Kerry (L), former EU top diplomat Catherine Ashton (C) and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif (R) meet in Muscat on November 10, 2014. (photo credit: AFP PHOTO/POOL/Nicholas KAMM)
 
 

 
UN experts recommend new sanctions on jihadis
 
Panel pushes seizure of oil tanker trucks belonging to Islamic State and al-Nusra Front
 
By EDITH LEDERER
  Militants from the Islamic State parade in a commandeered Iraqi security forces armored vehicle on a main street in Mosul, Iraq, Monday, June 23, 2014. (photo credit: AP, File)
 

 
Mahmoud Abbas’s parliamentary headache
 
ANALYSIS Hamas and Fatah are both using the defunct Legislative Council to settle political scores with the Palestinian Authority president
 
By ELHANAN MILLER
  Palestinian lawmakers attend an emergency Parliament session at the Legislative Council in Ramallah, July 11, 2007 (photo credit: Ahmad Gharabli/Flash90)
 

 
Chopin at 28, from Delacroix's joint portrait of Chopin and Sand (photo credit: Wikipedia / Distributed by DIRECTMEDIA Publishing GmbH)
 
Chopin’s heart survives the Nazis, undergoes secret examination
 
In April, the preservation of the composer’s organ was checked in a hushed-up overnight inspection
 
By VANESSA GERA
 

 
Several of the kesim, Ethiopian rabbinical leaders, at a past Sigd celebration at Jerusalem's Haas Promenade when thousands gather to pray and recite Psalms (photo credit: Flash 90)
 
Non-Ethiopians join in Sigd, the holiday of Torah and ‘aliya’ to Israel
 
TOP FIVE Following the example of the Moroccan Mimouna, a sectarian festival goes mainstream
 
By JESSICA STEINBERG
 

 
 
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