Since last week’s terror attacks in France, Jewish communities and Israeli institutions around the world are stepping up security. Israel has approached governments worldwide, asking them to assist in securing Jewish institutions, including stores, in their countries. These steps were taken in light of information found on the cellular phones of the Paris terrorists, and raised the possibility of further terror attacks against Jewish or Israeli institutions around the world.
The terrorist attacks in Paris, which claimed the lives of four Jews at the kosher market, 12 people at the Charlie Hebdo satire magazine offices, and two police officers–one a Muslim and the other a woman–has led Israel to tighten security in Israeli embassies, consulates and institutions around the world.
Israel also fears the kosher supermarket terror attack may incite dormant terror cells, which could attempt to carry out additional attacks.
By Yael Klein/www.jerusalemonline.com