UN General Assembly passes a 2nd resolution condemning Holocaust denial

(JTA) — In a unanimous vote, the United Nations General Assembly has for the second time passed a resolution condemning Holocaust denial. The resolution, coauthored by 71 countries including Israel,...

Top US security officials to US Jews: Colleyville was a ‘terrorist attack on Jewish...

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Top United States security officials told Jewish Americans on a pre-Shabbat call that the attack last Saturday in Colleyville, Texas, was a “terrorist attack on the...

‘We can never let guard down,’ says Jewish security official, urging congregant training drills

(January 17, 2022 / JNS) The Jewish community “must be ready” and stay “vigilant and strong” to respond to any anti-Semitic incidents, emphasized Michael Masters, CEO and national director...

Who is Aafia Siddiqui, the prisoner whom the Colleyville synagogue hostage-taker reportedly wanted to...

(JTA) – The name Aafia Siddiqui became familiar to many on Saturday, when a man took a rabbi and his congregants hostage in a synagogue in Colleyville near Fort...

COMMENTS ON THE COLLEYVILLE SYNAGOGUE

By Larry Gordon Thank G-d the terror attack on the synagogue in Colleyville, just out of Fort Worth, Texas ended last night with the four hostages safe. The terrorist who walked...

Statement of Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America (Orthodox Union) Leadership on Hostage...

The leadership of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America is closely monitoring the crisis situation at Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas. We have been in direct communication...

NYC Council member apologizes for comparing vaccine mandates to Nazism

(New York Jewish Week via JTA) — Vickie Paladino, a first-term New York City Council member, has apologized for comparing COVID vaccine requirements to Nazi Germany. The Queens Republican faced...

Top Iranian general: ‘When we strike at America, it will be with great force’

(January 10, 2022 / MEMRI) The deputy commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said in a recent interview that when the time was right, Iran would strike the...

Jewish groups rally for victims of deadly Bronx fire

(New York Jewish Week via JTA) — New York’s Jewish community is rallying for victims and first responders after the city’s deadliest fire in 30 years. Nineteen people, including nine...

Struggling With The Tragedy Of Chaim Walder

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman In recent weeks, our youth have had much to struggle with, R’l. Chaim Walder, a famous author in the Torah community, was accused of horrific actions...
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Ukraine’s Jews prepare to commemorate the Holocaust as Russia’s war drums thunder

(JTA) — The military standoff between Russia and Ukraine is escalating as Jews in both countries prepare to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day on...

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