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Toulouse Shooting

What Is the Future for France's Jews?

Eric Keslassy | Posted 12.19.2014 | Religion
Eric Keslassy

Battered by hatred, French Jews are getting scared. Promises to emigrate abroad (including, but not only, to Israel) have increased significantly. Is leaving the only solution for the Jews of France?

Are 'Lone Wolf' Radicals Becoming The Norm?

AP | ELAINE GANLEY | Posted 04.09.2012 | World

PARIS -- French authorities contend the gunman in a killing spree in Toulouse took the path to religious radicalization behind bars – with neith...

Yet Another Not-So-Pious Al Qaeda Terrorist

Mustafa Akyol | Posted 05.28.2012 | Religion
Mustafa Akyol

Merah seems to be motivated by his reaction to the political traumas of the religious community that he subscribed to. His zeal seems to be against occupation and humiliation, not godlessness or impiety.

Boy Beaten Outside Jewish School In Paris

AP | THOMAS ADAMSON | Posted 05.27.2012 | World

By THOMAS ADAMSON, Associated Press PARIS — A 12-year-old boy was beaten outside his Jewish school in Paris by youths reciting anti-Semitic sloga...

Al Jazeera Sent French Shooting Video

AP | JAMEY KEATEN and SARAH DiLORENZO | Posted 05.27.2012 | World

PARIS — A video apparently showing a Muslim gunman's attacks on soldiers and a Jewish school was sent to the Al-Jazeera news network – but...

Al Jazeera Decides Not To Air Video Of French Killings

AP | SARAH DiLORENZO | Posted 05.27.2012 | Media

PARIS (AP) — A video apparently showing a Muslim gunman's attacks on soldiers and a Jewish school was sent to the Al-Jazeera news network — but no...

Will the Events in Toulouse Represent a Turning Point in French Politics?

Anne Sinclair | Posted 05.26.2012 | World
Anne Sinclair

How might this tragedy affect the upcoming presidential election? The question is now whether the cursor of the presidential campaign has moved permanently (or only temporarily) from unemployment and economic issues to security, an issue that is always a handicap to the left.

Toulouse, France, Islam

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 05.26.2012 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

One judges not only a man, but a country by this type of reaction, by its capacity for revulsion when confronted with an eruption of horror. A moment of grace. The beauty of a commonly-shared sorrow. The prerogative of a great people.

Video Recorded By Alleged Shooter Sent To Al Jazeera

Reuters | Posted 05.26.2012 | World

PARIS, March 26 (Reuters) - Video footage filmed by the French gunman Mohamed Merah during his bloody shooting spree has been sent to the Al Jazeera...

Officials: Dozens Of Frenchmen Training With Taliban

AP | ISHTIAQ MAHSUD | Posted 05.24.2012 | World

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan — Dozens of French Muslims are training with the Taliban in northwestern Pakistan, raising fears of future attacks fo...

Three Moments Of Horror Woven In The Fabric Of Humanity

Rabbi Arthur Waskow | Posted 05.23.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Arthur Waskow

Let us not turn our rage, our fear and our violence against those "others" who have bloody streaks amid their wisdom, while pretending there are no such streaks amid our own. Shalom, salaam, solh -- Peace!

Modern Anti-Semitism Has Found a Good Cause

Lilac Sigan | Posted 05.23.2012 | World
Lilac Sigan

The serial killer in France that shot 3 little children coming out of school, one of them an 8-year-old girl that was grabbed by her hair and shot in ...

Alleged Shooter On US No-Fly List

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 05.22.2012 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. counterterrorism official says the man suspected in the deaths of seven people in France was on the list of known or suspec...

Terror Suspect Shot Dead

AP | SARAH DiLORENZO and JOHANNA DECORSE | Posted 05.22.2012 | World

TOULOUSE, France — Inspired by radical Islam and trained in Afghanistan, the gunman methodically killed French schoolchildren, a rabbi and parat...

French Police Standoff With Terror Suspect Enters 2nd Day

AP | Posted 05.21.2012 | World

TOULOUSE, France (AP) - An Islamic extremist who boasted of killing seven people to strike back at France died Thursday after jumping from his window,...

Gunfire, Explosions Heard Outside Alleged France Shooter's Hideout

Reuters | Posted 05.21.2012 | World

TOULOUSE/PARIS, France, March 22 (Reuters) - French police tried to flush out a 24-year-old gunman suspected of killing seven people in the name of al...

Answering My Children's Questions When I Barely Have the Words

Dr. G | Posted 05.21.2012 | Parents
Dr. G

How can I talk to my boys about something for which I have no answers? No words?

Toulouse: The Nightmare's Not Over

Barry Lando | Posted 05.21.2012 | World
Barry Lando

There is a strong argument that the American and NATO presence in the Muslim world have done more to ignite the outrage of young Muslims elsewhere than any ragtag training camps.

French Police Exchange Gunfire With Man Suspected In School Attack

AP | SARAH DiLORENZO and JOHANNA DECORSE | Posted 05.20.2012 | World

TOULOUSE, France — Riot police set off explosions outside an apartment building early Thursday in an effort to force the surrender of a gunman w...

Gunman May Have Filmed Deadly Shooting At Jewish School In France

AP | JAMEY KEATEN and JOHANNA DECORSE | Posted 05.20.2012 | World

TOULOUSE, France — Police searched southern France on Tuesday for an expert gunman suspected of fatally shooting seven people in the head at clo...

After the Carnage in Toulouse, Together Against Anti-Semitism

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 05.19.2012 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

French children, Jewish and French or, if one prefers, sovereignly French but guilty of having been born Jewish, were coldly gunned down, in broad daylight, on the territory of the Republic.

Gunman Kills 4 Outside Jewish School

AP | JOHANNA DECORSE and JAMEY KEATEN | Posted 05.19.2012 | World

TOULOUSE, France — A gunman on a motorbike opened fire Monday at a Jewish school, killing a rabbi and his two young sons as they waited for a bu...