Stories you missed over Shavuot

As the second day of Shavuot draws to a close in the Diaspora, here are some stories you might have missed over the weekend.

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Scene of Orlando gay club shooting
Scene of Orlando gay club shooting
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50 killed in Orlando gay nightclub massacre - ISIS takes credit

A lone Muslim gunman went on a killing spree at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida early Sunday morning.

The Islamic State terrorist group took credit for the attack, though it is not yet known whether it had any operational links to the attacker.

Condolences poured in, including from Israel, where Prime Minister Netanyahu condemned the attacks and called for a united front against terrorism.

The massacre - the worst shooting spree in US history - was condemned as "an act of terror and hate" by US President Barack Obama, and triggered typically controversial comments from Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

   

Three injured in rock attack on bus in Jerusalem

Number 3 bus pelted with rocks by Arab assailants, leaving two teenagers and a woman in her sixties injured.

   

Home of Dafna Meir's murderer demolished

IDF forces destroyed the home of the teenage Arab terrorist who stabbed Dafna Meir in front of her children at her home in Otniel.

The home was located in Yatta, near Hevron - the same town where the gunmen who murdered three people at Tel Aviv's Sarona Market are from. In other developments, the Israeli army loosened some restrictions imposed on the town after the Tel Aviv attack.

    

Tel Aviv attack victims on the road to recovery, recount harrowing ordeal

Two critically injured victims of the Sarona Market shooting attack have made a remarkable recovery, according to doctors at Ichilov Hospital.

One of them, Assaf Bar, was shot in the head twice - he recounted the terrifying moments of the attack, and thanked doctors - and God - for his miraculous survival.

   

Prominent Israeli rabbi's son dies after drowning off Ashdod coast

Shimon Lasri - son of prominent Israeli kiruv Rabbi Michael Lasri - was hospitalized in critical condition on Friday, and passed away over Shavuot on Sunday.

The 21-year-old yeshiva student was buried Monday.

   

Summer's here! The 7 best kosher food trucks in the US

Kosher options can be hard to find - but here are some delicious venues for a standout outdoor summer lunch.








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