The families of four Americans killed by Islamic State on Wednesday urged U.S. President Barack Obama to do everything possible to bring home the only U.S. journalist known to be held in war-torn Syria.
A British jihadist who killed the American Jewish journalist Steven Sotloff and other Westerners in Syria is said to have been killed in a U.S. Airforce strike.
The parents of slain Jewish journalist Steven Sotloff said they had held out hope for his survival because his grandparents are Holocaust survivors and he “comes from survivors’ blood.”
At a dedication of a monument for slain journalists, Shirley Sotloff remembered the life and legacy of her son Steven.
Slain conflict journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff were posthumously honored with an award in memory of murdered Jewish journalist Daniel Pearl.
The parents of Steven Sotloff, the Jewish journalist who was beheaded by a member of ISIS, will light a public menorah in Miami in his memory.
Steven Sotloff should be ineligible for the Forward 50. Our list honors the living. But Sotloff, who was murdered by Islamic militants in the summer, merits special inclusion. To the end, he held fast to his beliefs, both as a journalist and as a Jew. If not for the fanatical ideology of his murderers, Sotloff would still be alive.**
The masked Islamic State militant in the videos depicting the beheading of two Americans has been identified, FBI Director James Comey said on Thursday, but he did not give the person’s name or nationality.
Jewish-American journalist Steven Sotloff was kidnapped by a so-called moderate rebel faction and then immediately sold to ISIS, the family’s spokesman said.
Nearly 1,000 people including relatives, friends and prominent Florida politicians attended a memorial service on Friday for Steven Sotloff.