“The attacker seemed to rush towards two Orthodox Jews,” says source familiar with investigation. “He really, clearly wanted to kill a Jew.”
Israel's 'present but not visible' security provides path for Brussels
“I said to him in Yiddish, ‘Mendy, was that a bomb?’"
Brussels is on high alert after bombings in March killed 32 people at the city's airport and inside a subway carriage.
There are over 100 guns per 100 US residents, more than twice the figure for Switzerland and three times that for Austria, Germany and France.
The incident occurs as President Rivlin visits Belgium in diplomatic trip.
Under heavy police and military surveillance, religious officials and some fifty guests laid candles below a plate commemorating the victims.
Mourad, aged 21, is listed among Belgium's 185-strong squad bound for the games in Rio De Janeiro starting on Aug. 5, where he will compete in the Under-58 kilogram category.
With each passing year, there were fewer of us around the seder table.
"He is the perfect example of the 'Grand Theft Auto' generation who thinks he lives in a video game,” Mary said.