Beheaded journalist's mother saddened by celebration of 'Jihadi John' killing

November 13, 2015 21:52


Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief


The mother of American journalist James Foley, who was beheaded last year in Syria, said on Friday she felt no solace in the likely killing of Islamic State militant known as "Jihadi John."

The United States on Thursday carried out an air strike in Syria targeting killed Mohammed Emwazi, the British citizen who participated in gruesome videos showing the killings of American and British hostages, officials said.

One US official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Emwazi was likely dead, but cautioned that it was too soon to make any determination.

Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

Breaking news
October 20, 2018
Merkel says Saudi explanation of Khashoggi's death 'inadequate'