Thursday, August 18, 2011

[Shefa] Fwd: Attacks in Israel



Sent: 8/18/2011 3:25:15 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time
Subj: Attacks in Israel
Congregation Agudas Achim

August 18, 2011

Dear Alan,

Please click on the links below for more information about today's tragic events in Israel from the JFNA (Jewish Federations of North America).  Our hearts go out to the victims and their families. Please join us at Agudas Achim this afternoon for Mincha/Ma'ariv, at 5:45 p.m. We will recite a passage of Tehillim (Psalms) on behalf of the victims and their families following the Mincha service. If we are able to begin the service on time, we should conclude by 6:15 p.m.



August 18, 2011


We regret to inform you that terrorists with heavy weapons, guns and explosives launched a series of attacks near Eilat in Israel's south today, killing at least five people and wounding dozens, according to various news reports.


Below are links to several reports.  JFNA will provide more news as it develops later today in the JFNA Daily Media Report or in subsequent reports as  details emerge.


- Five killed in a series of terrorist attacks in southern Israel (Ha'aretz) 


-Israel bus attacks: 'several killed' (BBC)     


-Barak: IDF will hunt down perpetrators of Eilat attack (Jerusalem Post)   



Rabbi Mitch Levine

Rabbi & Educator in Residence

Congregation Agudas Achim
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