I was alerted to the death of Nicholas Thalasinos by a headline at OnlySimchas titled Practitioner of What is Called "Messianic Judaism" Among Victims of Terror Shooting.
His Facebook page is replete with pro-Israel links and comments including one posted on December 1 regarding someone he identifies as an "ANTISEMITIC BRAIN SURGEON" who wrote to him, "you will never sucsseed to make a country for jews , because you are criminals and cowards ,you are juste using usa and europe to fight for you ,... you will die and never see israel as country believe me never."
Mr. Thalasinos further posted, "Besides his SPARKLING SPELLING SKILLS and FLAWLESS GRAMMAR he seems to forget ISRAEL IS ALREADY A COUNTRY!
He ALSO assumes I'm a JEW - a great Compliment, I should keep him around for that reason alone!.."
In the meantime, AP quotes Hussam Ayloush, executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations.
"We don't know the motives. Is it work, race-related, is it mental illness, is it extreme ideology? At this point, it's really unknown to us and at this point it's too soon to speculate,"
Less than a day after purchasing over $200 worth of groceries for a mother and her 5-month-old son, Matt Jackson was killed in a car crash. Now, the woman is hoping to honor the kind-hearted 28-year-old and his good deed.
Read more: http://abc7ny.com/society/good-samaritan-dies-in-car-accident-less-than-24-hours-after-paying-for-a-strangers-groceries/1104472/