Jewish Institutions Worldwide Remain Vigilant After Paris Sieges End

January 9, 2015 7:49 PM

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Jewish Institutions Worldwide Remain Vigilant After Paris Sieges End

In the wake of two hostage situations around Paris that ended in gunfire Friday, police ordered all shops closed on the Rosiers street in the Le Marais neighborhood. The Jewish district is located one kilometer away from the offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, where 12 people were murdered by apparent Islamic terrorists on Wednesday.

Four people reportedly were killed at a kosher supermarket Friday morning when one gunman seized the store and took several hostages. Some of the hostages were reportedly released and the gunman killed after a police siege. The gunman, Amedy Coulibaly, was reportedly linked to the deadly shooting of...

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