(JTA) — A haredi Orthodox girl, 8, suffered burns to her leg after a group of teenagers in London shot fireworks at her and other Jewish children. Fire from the explosive also damaged the clothes of the girl, a visitor from Canada. The girl’s parents filed a complaint with the police in east London. Surveillance…
Bruce Zoldan built a $100 million Jewish fireworks company from the trunk of his mother’s car. Business was booming — until the Tsarnaev brothers walked in as they plotted the Boston Marathon terror attack.
New Year’s revelers shot fireworks and urinated in Germany’s Holocaust memorial in Berlin.
From Sydney to London to San Francisco, revelers welcomed 2014 with extravagant fireworks displays, giant street parties and, in a new departure, fruit-flavored mist.
The festive holiday coincided with a mournful period, which ain’t good when fireworks and music are on tap.
Jewish fireworks firm is under attack for selling devices to slain Boston bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev.
A breathtaking fireworks and laser show wowed Vladivostok residents on Saturday (September 8) night as leaders from the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit (APEC) visited their city. Lights choreographed to music were interwoven with colouful explosions in the nearly 20 minute spectacle. Though the rainy weather wasn’t ideal for pyrotechnics, thousands of people flocked to the Pacific port city bay to watch the show. Two barges blasted the pyrotechnics into the air near a bridge crossing the bay, newly-built for the summit. Russian news agency Interfax reported the fireworks and laser display cost Russia 275 million rubles ($8.6 million USD).
London’s spectacular summer of sports was brought to a close with a stunning display of fireworks over the Olympic Park and Stadium on Sunday. Coldplay and an all-star support cast brought the curtain down on the most-watched and best-attended Paralympic Games of all time, ending a six-week-long festival of sport in the British capital that began with the hugely successful Olympics.
Ukraine on Aug. 24 marked its 21st birthday with speeches by the nation’s leaders and his critics in the capital Kyiv. The ceremonies and meetings were fired by a concert on Independence Square and a fireworks display.