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Diaspora minister: ‘Praying for an immediate and safe end’ to Texas hostage crisis

Diaspora Affairs Minister Nachman Shai attends the Jewish People's Lobby, at the Knesset, in Jerusalem, on November 15, 2021. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)
Diaspora Affairs Minister Nachman Shai attends the Jewish People's Lobby, at the Knesset, in Jerusalem, on November 15, 2021. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Diaspora Affairs Minister Nachman Shai says he is closely following the hostage situation at a synagogue in the Texas city of Colleyville.

“Praying for an immediate and safe end,” Shai tweets.

Labor MK Gilad Kariv, a Reform rabbi, says he is praying the incident at Congregation Beth Israel ends without any injuries.

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