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4 Israelis dead after Palestinians attack Jerusalem synagogue

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An Ultra-Orthodox Jew looks down from a roof top over people mourning near the bodies of the victims of an attack by two Palestinians on Jewish worshippers killing four Israelis at a synagogue in the Ultra-Orthodox Har Nof neighbourhood in Jerusalem, at the site where the attack took place on November 18, 2014. Two Palestinians armed with a gun and axes burst into a Jerusalem synagogue and killed four Israelis before being shot dead, in the deadliest attack in the city in years.
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An Ultra-Orthodox Jew looks down from a roof top over people mourning near the bodies of the victims of an attack by two Palestinians on Jewish worshippers killing four Israelis at a synagogue in the Ultra-Orthodox Har Nof neighbourhood in Jerusalem, at the site where the attack took place on November 18, 2014. Two Palestinians armed with a gun and axes burst into a Jerusalem synagogue and killed four Israelis before being shot dead, in the deadliest attack in the city in years.

President Obama strongly condemned the attack - saying there can be no justification for such an act. He urged Palestinians and Israelis to work together to reject violence and seek a path towards peace.

An attack at a synagogue in Jerusalem Tuesday has left four Israelis and two Palestinians dead after the two Palestinians attacked a group of worshipers using a pistol and meat cleavers, the BBC reports

President Obama strongly condemned the attack - saying there can be no justification for such an act.

He urged Palestinians and Israelis to work together to reject violence and seek a path towards peace.

For more on what's happened in Israel, Take Two is joined by Paul Danahar, BBC America Bureau Chief.

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