The FBI’s Dallas Field Office on Friday provided an update on the attack at Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville.
British national Malik Faisal Akram took four people hostage at the synagogue Jan. 15 before being shot to death by authorities. All four members of the synagogue escaped safely.
“The FBI is, and has been, treating Saturday’s events as an act of terrorism targeting the Jewish community,” FBI Special Agent in Charge Matthew DeSarno said Friday. “Brought about by a terrorist, espousing an anti-Semitic worldview. It was an intentional, targeted, selected location: Congregation Beth Israel.”
Former President Obama is encouraging people to participate in nationwide abortion rights protests on Saturday, saying he was “proud” that Americans were standing up for abortion righs. Protests in Washington, D.C., and across the country are planned on Saturday amid fears that the Supreme Court is about to overturn the Roe v. Wade decision establishing…