A gigantic German department store, rebuilt in the heart of Berlin on the rubble of a shopping centre seized by the Nazis, was opened on Thursday with a ceremony paying tribute to its original Jewish owners.
Police have nailed four suspects in the senseless carjack killing of Jewish lawyer Dustin Friedland, who was shot in front of his horrified wife at a New Jersey mall.
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.
When Rina Attias phoned to say that she was trapped with terrorists inside Nairobi’s Westgate mall, her husband Albert replied with a short instruction: Hang up right now.
Kenya has begun a forensic investigation into the weekend attack on a Nairobi shopping mall with the help of the United States, Israel, Britain and others, the interior minister told a news briefing on Wednesday.
As Kenya began three days of mourning on Wednesday for at least 67 people killed in the siege of a Nairobi mall, it was unclear how many more hostages may have died with the Somali Islamist attackers buried in the rubble.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu offered his condolences to Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta over the al-Qaida-linked terror attack on a mall in Nairobi.
Kenyan security forces were locked in a stand-off on Sunday with gunmen who killed at least 39 people at an upmarket shopping mall in the Kenyan capital, and it was still unclear how many hostages the al Qaeda-linked militants were holding.
An Israeli architectural firm defended its involvement in the planned construction of a shopping mall on a former concentration camp for Jews in Serbia.
The cluster of warehouses that formed the camp known as Topovske Supe still stands; rubbish litters the floors and graffiti scars the walls.