When Passover guests tried to check out of a the Royalton Riviera in Cancun yesterday, they were detained until they paid thousands of dollars in charges — which they didn’t owe.
Police are hunting for Hayat Boumeddiene after the bloody Paris kosher grocery siege engineered by her terrorist boyfriend.
The two hostage crises that transfixed France and much of the world on Friday epitomize the problem Islamic radicalism poses in the heart of Europe: They’re a danger to civilized society generally, but especially to Jews.
Laurent-David Samama lives only a few blocks away from the hostage crisis at a kosher supermarket in eastern Paris. He writes about what he saw and heard.
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach tweeted throughout a standoff with a gunman at the Garden State Mall in New Jersey, while his daughter and wife took cover inside.
Robert Maimoni watched with tears in his eyes observing the moments of national ecstasy that were generated by Operation Entebbe. His young son was killed in the rescue.
The Algerian army on Saturday carried out a “final assault” on al Qaeda-linked gunmen holed up in a desert gas plant, killing 11 of the Islamists after they took the lives of seven foreign hostages.
Algerian forces have freed about 100 of the 132 foreigners who were taken hostage in a gas facility in the Algerian desert, a security source told Reuters.
Jews being held captive overseas share the dilemma of whether to highlight their identity or hide it. Their decisions may determine whether the community backs their pleas.
Every Saturday night in Romania, brides from Bucharest and beyond are dragged away in a mock abduction by friends and driven to a top tourist spot where they are “held hostage” - all the while pouting, dancing and striking provocative poses for the cameras.