Jewish organizations around the world on Monday expressed their outrage over the killing of four people -a teacher, his two children and another child- by a gunman outside a Jewish school in the French city of Toulouse earlier in the day.
The American Jewish committee said its prayers went out to the grieving community and wished those wounded in the attack a quick recovery. The World Jewish Congress said the fact that the unknown assailant, who escaped the scene of the crime on a scooter and is still at large, picked a school as his target was particularly deplorable.
The Jewish Federations of North America, the umbrella group for Jewish fundraisers across the continent, expressed its solidarity with Jewish brethren across the Atlantic. Read the full story here.