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"We're coming to f-----g America...We'll give them f-----g war"

#Colleyville, Texas synagogue terrorist #MalikFaisalAkram said he was 'opening door' for attacks on the United States… #ColleyvilleSynagogue #AntiSemitism #Judeophobia (via @Jerusalem_Post)
"I'm in a synagogue, I've got four beautiful guys, Jewish guys with me. I'm bombed up, I've got fucking every ammunition. I've only been here two weeks and I've got them all at gunpoint"

Why are we not getting this from American media?

(via @JewishChron)
Only US outlet I can find with this story is the New York Post. Does anyone see any others?

Malik Akram told brother 'I'm coming home in a body bag' in chilling final call… #Colleyville #ColleyvilleSynagogue #AntiSemitism (via @nypost)
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79.01/ Week seventy-nine, January 15-21, 2022, thread here.

Week 78 below.
79.02/ Every erev-Shabbas I say 'stay safe' and while that's generally about the pandemic, for my fellow Jews it's also about the onslaught of antisemitism that assaults us since the dominance of unchecked hate on social media which led to the rise of Trump (ym'sh) and others.
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I’m gutted to learn that my friend & interfaith colleague of 15 years, Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker, is one of the hostages being held at the Beth Israel Synagogue in Colleyville. I have known him & his wife Adena Cytron-Walker for 15 years and consider them dear friends. -thread
They are the kindest, most gentle, and loving people who have been absolute rock-solid friends and allies not only to me but to the entire Muslim community through thick and thin.
They are unapologetic allies for justice and are always working to unite people, educate people, and educate themselves to be the best they can be.
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1/2 A man has taken four Jews hostage inside a synagogue in #Colleyville, Texas. The hostage-taker/terrorist demanded the release of Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani neuroscientist suspected of having ties to al-Qaida.…
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BREAKING: Ongoing hostage situation at Colleyville synagogue in Texas’s Dallas-Fort Worth area. Police currently negotiating with the man, who is understood to be holding the rabbi and congregants with him. SWAT teams on site.…
Suspect at #colleyvilletx synagogue claims he is brother of Aafia Siddiqui (unconfirmed), demands she be freed.

Aafia—neuroscientist w alleged AQ ties serving 86 yrs for attempted murder of US soldier—seen by some (including extremists) as symbol of West's oppression of Muslims
The suspect, reportedly named Muahmmad Siddqui, can be heard in livestreamed footage of the event exclaiming: “I care about her, that’s why i do it.”

He also threatened: “I’ll tell you one thing. Why won’t you get my something man…you gonna get casualty[s]."
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