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Saturday, October 18, 2003

Time to read the writing on the sukkah?

Brooklyn shuls vandalized
Voice of Judea
Tishrei 19, 5764 (Wed. Oct. 15)

Two synagogues in Brooklyn were vandalized this week. A stained-glass window was broken and a sukkah vandalized at Congregation B'nai Jacob, and a rock was thrown through the front door of the Shore Park Jewish Center. Police are investigating both incidents.

Palestinian Hamas members dressed as suicide bombers march during a funeral in Rafah refugee camp, in southern Gaza Strip, October 18, 2003. Israeli forces killed a senior member of the Hamas group, another Islamic militant and a woman bystander in fighting at a Palestinian refugee camp in the Gaza Strip on Saturday, medics said. REUTERS/Andrea Comas

Young Palestinian boys watch militants from Hamas dressed as suicide bombers pray during the funeral of Tariq Abu Hussein, the leader of the militant wing of Hamas in Rafah, at the Al Awdah Mosque in the the Rafah refugee camp, southern Gaza Strip, Saturday Oct. 18, 2003. Hussein was killed during clashes with Israeli troops during an incursion in the Salam neighborhood Saturday. For more than a week, Israel's military has been operating in the southern Gaza town of Rafah in what the army says is an operation to find and destroy tunnels used by Palestinians to smuggle weapons across the Egyptian border into Gaza. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer)