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January 9, 2015 9:17 am

Islamist Terrorist Seizes Kosher Supermarket Near Paris in New Hostage Crisis, At Least 6 People Trapped Inside

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French police have converged on the kosher supermarket near Paris where a gunman is holding several people hostage. Photo: JSSNews

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As French police attempt to capture the Charlie Hebdo terrorists currently under siege at a printing shop near Paris, a separate hostage crisis is underway at a kosher supermarket in the eastern Paris neighborhood of Porte de Vincennes. French media reports that the terrorist at the supermarket is refusing to release the remaining hostages, some of whom are said to be wounded, until the two Charlie Hebdo terrorists, Said and Cherif Kouachi, are allowed to go free – gunfire has again been reported at the print shop siege in Dammartin-En-Goele within the last hour, with smoke seen rising from the building’s interior. French media outlets are reporting that a Special Forces operation at the print shop is now underway.

French Jewish website JSSNews reported that the supermarket siege began at 1PM local time, shortly before the store was due to close for the Jewish sabbath.

The gunman has been identified as Ahmedi Koulibaly. Gael Fabiano, a spokesman for the Paris police, said that Koulibaly “is the same person” who murdered a 27 year old police officer in Montrouge, south of Paris, yesterday. Fabiano said that Koulibaly began firing his Kalashnikov as soon as he entered the kosher supermarket.

A police photo of Hayat Boumeddienne and Ahmedi Koulibaly

French newspaper Le Monde reported that Koulibaly is known to French police, who consider him “dangerous,” and that he is accompanied by a female companion, Hayat Boumeddiene. France 24 reported that Koulibaly is 33 and from Juvisy-sur-Orge in Ile-de-France. According to Le Monde, Coulibaly and one of the Charlie Hebdo terrorists, Cherif Kouachi, were two of the most committed followers of convicted terrorist Djamel Beghal. Telephone conversations reveal that the pair visited Beghal’s home in Murat in the south of France.

Levy Djian, a French rabbi based in New York, said that he’d spoken to contacts in Paris who informed him that a number of women and children are said to be trapped inside the supermarket. “People are very scared,” Rabbi Djian told The Algemeiner. “The Jewish community is hoping for the best outcome.” Between five and seven people are being held hostage. Rabbi Djian spoke to one woman in Paris whose brother-in-law is currently inside the supermarket; the man tried to hide in the basement of the store but was discovered by Koulibaly.

Jewish officials in Paris are urging the Jewish community to remain calm and not spread rumors. Synagogues will be open for sabbath services, but only individuals who are recognized by security staff will be permitted to enter.

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman has said that Israel is deeply concerned by the “terror offensive” in France.

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  • At this moment of international solidarity with the victims of the Charlie Hebdo massacre, in Gaza the Sunni Palestinians [the BROTHERS of the Sunnis from the Islamic State], are celebrating and distributing candies like on similar occasions.

    My question:
    Are the EU and U.S. willing for a new “donation” of billions of dollars to rebuild the Power of the Sunnis of Hamas?


    If the attack on the Jewish market had occurred here, President Obama would have described it as “workplace violence.” It’s time to ask why he supported the Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood.

  • racy

    Remember the famous poem that went something like this:
    First they came for the Jews and we did nothing;
    then they came for the Communists and we did nothing;
    Yadda, Yadda, Yadda, and we did nothing;
    Then they came for me and there wasn’t anybody around to protest.
    We must strike evil at its core. Our denial will lead to our destruction. I hope it’s not too late.
    Obama is asleep at the wheel and the citizens of the U.S.
    will pay with their lives. Wake up Congressional leaders.
    Stop being paralyzed. Act!

  • Fred

    Every murder ,every atrocity that is committed is done in the name of Islam adding the clarion shout Allah Akbar. The powers that are do not want to acknowledge this instead playing sharades that they are moon man with unstable minds playing the game of terrorist. In the forefront is Obama followed by others transposing these Islamic murderer into work place violence or like the idea of a religious war against the world that has been going on for years does not exist. Yet, peaceful folk are being terrorised out of their wits.

  • Winston Churchill said it best in 1899: “Islam in a man is as dangerous as rabies in a dog”.

  • israel debe ser mas duro con los palestinos, sacarlos del territorio, no contratar trabajadores palestinos, quieren borrar a israel, hayque borralos primero a ellos

  • charlie johnson

    I wont be able to rest until Hillary is able to answer the White house phone that rings at 3 A.M.

  • Ivan Gur-Arie

    Listening to the News this AM I was impressed by the idiots in the media talking about Jews leaving France BUT NOT BECAUSE OF MUSLIM ACTIONS. No they are leaving because they prefer Israeli cuisine. Why this whitewashing Muslims who deserve to be treated with force and contempt. Then I hear how there are also extremists among Christians and Jews. I dont hear about these alleged extremists killing women and children and innocent people. Then I hear that the Muslims live in squalor in France. Remember when immigrants to the US lived in squalor – BUT they did not do what the Muslims are doing. IF these ememies of decency are not made to see the light then I fear that extreme nationalists will be the new politics of Europe.

    • charlie johnson

      You hear nothing bad about socialist either.nobody considers the deaths contributed to could be because the socialist do all the news reports. you get a hint of who reports the news when they point to poverty as the cause of murders of the population.

    • It is time for Muslims to stand up and be counted. They either wish to live within states, governed by the laws of the land or live amongst those who would sanction a lesser role for Women! No Education for Women. A subservient role for Women. Equality for Men only! Death for those who do not cow down to extremism! Not all Muslims are terrorists. Not all Muslims condone these crimes of ISIS, Al-Qaeda etc. But they must refute their ways and denounce their atrocity. They must stand for Democracy and have a Religion they can be proud of!

  • The situation is simple. We are waiting for the fall-out. But when it comes, it will be something like this.

    Satire -within the Law- in the West is a basic freedom. This freedom, once again within the Law, is indivisible.

    If you are Christian, you HAVE to live with ‘The Life of Brian’ “No. He’s not the Messiah, he’s a very naughty boy”.

    Any Muslim who finds this sort of satire against the Prophet unconscionable will simply to find somewhere more comfortable
    for him and his family to live.

    The Prophet Moses has had a hard time: “Oy, vot a schmerol: vee got ze zand and dey got ze oil”. As it happens, Moses gets the last laugh. Loads of oil – only just discovered.

    Once the West makes ANY sort of exception for anyone, it
    takes a first step on the road to totalitarianism.

    • charlie johnson

      yes, they use is called equality.Once it gets to equality they keep going until the discrimination is reversed. Or in the USA it ends up to the point it becomes GIT WHITEY!

  • Mickey Oberman

    How does one say “sniper” in French?

    Perhaps some Israelis could teach them.

    • charlie johnson

      Yes, One bullet per nut is all it takes.

    • The French have an excellent Response team. They are equipped with the weapons to do what is necessary!

  • charlie johnson

    Back to the question. Who allows this kind of people into the country?If nobody can answer that question then they get what they deserve.

  • What a surprise!
    Jews are like the canary in the mine. The first to die but not the last.


      You are absolutely right. Jews are the canaries in the coal mine.

    • The message from The Holocaust is clear:

      Intolerance breeds contempt for all of Human existence. 6,000,000 Jews of Europe found to their cost what we today must prove can no longer be tolerated. It is a fact too, that for those who sit with bigots, they develop racism and racism is the putrefaction of the humanity in people! And while not all victims of terror will be Jews! All Jews Will Be Victims Of Terror!

  • gerald cohen

    Now is the time for the United States to shift its policy on dealing with these Muslim terrorists.

    We are a short hop from Paris by plane.

    they will soon be targeting us cities.

    we are at war and we should mobilize and investigate all
    terrorists that are here,we know who they are, they come and go at will

  • #Send Rosie Pizza

    Religion of peace.

  • ..

    Bernhard Rosenberg Jews get out of Europe now.The politically incorrect truth about ISLAM RABBI DR. BERNHARD Bernhard Rosenberg


    The politically incorrect truth about Islam, the “Religion of Peace” (and terror).

  • art

    Fortunately Howard Dean assures us that these are NOT muslim terrorists just misguided individuals. Further Obama and Kerry also refuse to acknowledge the islamic aspect behind this terrorism Time to denounce the enemy recognize it and respond. Christians better realize that Jews are merely a speed bump and that they are next

    • charlie johnson

      The moderate Islamic is the guy who has yet to obtain a weapon.

      • Intolerance breeds contempt for all of Human existence. 6,000,000 Jews of Europe found to their cost what we today must prove can no longer be tolerated. It is a fact too, that for those who sit with bigots, they develop racism and racism is the putrefaction of the humanity in people!

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  • Simone Miller

    They are just evil and should not be tolerated to live among civilized people.

    • We don’t know who they are so we cannot be intolerant toward the many who do not fit the model of fundamental terrorist!

  • What a surprise. Jews are like the little canaries in the mines. The first to die and then everyone else follows.