Son of N.C. Judge Pleads Guilty to Threatening Local Synagogue

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — The son of a North Carolina Court of Appeals judge pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges for threatening a local synagogue. William Warden, 21, son of Judge Lucy...

Agency for Jewish Groups Rejects Idea of Arming Laypeople in Shuls

BY BEN SALES (JTA) — If synagogues hire armed guards, they should be trained police officers, a top Jewish security agency says in a new report. Armed congregants who are not law...
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NYC Police Release Video of Subway Swastika Vandal

Video of a man plastering a Nazi swastika symbol in a subway station on New York City’s Upper West Side was released by the NYPD on Thursday. The incident occurred...

Vandal Paints Swastika on Stairs of Nebraska Synagogue

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — A man sprayed a swastika and racial epithets on the stairs and front door of a synagogue in Lincoln, Nebraska, then took a picture of his...

Virginia Teen Charged for Threats Against Jews, African-Americans

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — A 19-year-old Virginia man has been charged with calling in false bomb threats and active shootings as part of a network of white supremacists. John William Kirby...

‘Kill All Jews’ Graffiti Found at Brooklyn Tech High School

(JTA) — Graffiti reading “Kill All Jews” and a swastika were discovered drawn in black marker in the stairwell of a high school in Brooklyn, New York. The graffiti was...

NYC to Install 100 Security Cameras in Brooklyn Orthodox Neighborhoods

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — New York City will install 100 new security cameras in neighborhoods in Brooklyn with large haredi Orthodox Jewish populations. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the...

Kahane Was Right. More Work Needs to Be Done.

By Dr. Alex Sternberg Over 25,000 Jews and allies assembled the first Sunday in 2020 to send a message of "No Hate No Fear." The day before, 90,000 gathered to celebrate...

Monsey Suspect Charged With Additional Hate Crimes

The U.S. Department of Justice announced on Thursday that five additional federal hate-crime charges have been filed against the suspect behind the machete attack on Dec. 28 at a...

Lauder Highlights Global Antisemitism in Congressional Hearing Remarks

Antisemitic expressions, harassment and violence “have surged in recent years to levels unseen since the mid-20th century, prompting Jewish communities worldwide to fear for their security, well-being, and their...
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Lauder: Antisemitism Source of Shame After Auschwitz

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ OSWIECIM, Poland (JTA) — Holocaust survivors seeing their grandchildren facing the hatred that nearly killed them is a source of shame for the...

Controversy-Plagued ‘Jewish Nobel’ Cuts Ties With PM Office

NEW YORK (JTA) — The Israeli Prime Minister’s Office will no longer be involved with awarding the annual Genesis Prize, self-styled the “Jewish Nobel,”...

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