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How Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker’s training helped fellow hostages survive the Texas synagogue attack

How Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker’s training helped fellow hostages survive the Texas synagogue attack

Behind Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker’s warm, disarming smile is a leader who’s willing to attack an armed man holding his congregants hostage. On Saturday, a stranger knocked on the door of Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas. The rabbi, assuming the stranger needed shelter from the cold, invited him in and made him tea, Cytron-Walker told…MORE

What it was like inside the Colleyville, Texas, synagogue during the 11-hour hostage standoff
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What it was like inside the Colleyville, Texas, synagogue during the 11-hour hostage standoff

It started like most any Saturday for members of Congregation Beth Israel. Families of the Reform Jewish synagogue just outside Dallas-Fort Worth had gathered — in person and online — to participate in the Sabbath service, even amid the twin perils of a fresh pandemic wave and a swelling tide of attacks on Jewish people…MORE

‘Yellowjackets’ fans can expect more Lottie — and cannibalism — in Season 2, series creators say
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‘Yellowjackets’ fans can expect more Lottie — and cannibalism — in Season 2, series creators say

Note: Beware spoilers for “Yellowjackets” Season 1. The much-buzzed-about Showtime series “Yellowjackets” just finished its first season. Naturally, its rabid fans are already theorizing about what Season 2 has in store. Series creators Ashley Lyle and Bart Nickerson have some clues. In interviews timed to the season finale, the pair confirmed that fans can expect…MORE

Los Angeles nurse dies after being attacked at bus stop

Los Angeles nurse dies after being attacked at bus stop

A woman is dead after she was violently attacked while waiting for a bus in downtown last week, according to the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD). She was a longtime nurse who “worked tirelessly and selflessly” according to her employer. Police ​say they responded Thursday ​around 5:15 a.m. to a call of an assault at…MORE

Ghislaine Maxwell ends fight to keep eight ‘John Does’ secret, court to decide whether names should be unsealed
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Ghislaine Maxwell ends fight to keep eight ‘John Does’ secret, court to decide whether names should be unsealed

Ghislaine Maxwell will no longer fight to keep the names of eight ‘John Does’ secret and will leave it to the court to decide whether the names should be unsealed, according to a letter dated January 12. The documents are part of a 2015 defamation lawsuit against Maxwell brought by Virginia Roberts Giuffre, who claimed…MORE


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