Jewish schools and synagogues will be protected "if necessary" by the French army, a leading figure in the country`s Jewish community said after meeting with President Francois Hollande on Sunday.
Israel denounced as unhelpful on Wednesday a vote by the Spanish Parliament, hours after a deadly Jerusalem synagogue attack, calling on Madrid to recognise a Palestinian state.
Jordan on Wednesday called for self-restraint in Jerusalem after four Israelis were killed and eight injured in an attack at a synagogue in west Jerusalem on Tuesday, media reported.
Pope Francis on Wednesday slammed the deadly attack on a Jerusalem synagogue and urged Israelis and Palestinians to take the "courageous decisions" needed to achieve reconciliation.
A police officer seriously injured in the attack by two Palestinians in a synagogue in West Jerusalem has died, bringing the number of fatalities to five Israelis, plus the two assailants.
Family and friends remembered three US-born rabbis slain in a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday, praising one as the scion of his Boston family`s rabbinical dynasty and another as "one of the kindest souls" in his hometown of Kansas City, Missouri.
Israeli forces on Wednesday razed the east Jerusalem home of a Palestinian who killed two Israelis with his car last month as it speeded up the application of a controversial demolition policy.
The government had sought life in prison for James Cromitie, David Williams, and Onta Williams.
After the blast security near synagogues & Jewish centers has been beefed up.
Day in Pics: 28th January
Showbiz World - January 28, 2015
President Barack Obama's speech at Siri Fort auditorium