Federal Grand Jury Indicts Man for Threats to Maryland Synagogue Members

The U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland announced on Thursday that a federal grand jury had indicted a 64-year-old man for making calls threatening members of a synagogue...

Pittsburgh Rabbi Asks Gov’t to Spare Life of Synagogue Shooter

BY SAM SOKOL (JTA) — Don’t seek the death penalty for the Pittsburgh synagogue gunman. That’s the message from a spiritual leader at one of the three congregations that share the...

Suspect Arrested in Crown Heights Antisemitic Attack

A 39-year-old man was arrested over the weekend in connection with an antisemitic attack that took place on Friday evening in New York’s Crown Heights neighborhood, just before to...

German FM Visits Synagogue Following Antisemitic Attack

JNS.org – German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas paid a special visit to a Chabad synagogue in Berlin over the weekend to show support for the county’s Jewish community, two...

ADL: White Supremacists Responsible for 73 Murders Since Charlottesville

(JTA) — White supremacists have committed at least 73 murders since the far-right rally two summers ago in Charlottesville, Virginia. That comes from a report released Thursday by the Anti-Defamation League that...

$10M Campaign Launched to Keep Montreal Jewish Institutions Safe

BY SAM SOKOL (JTA) — Canadian Jews are looking to raise $10 million to provide security to communal institutions in Montreal. The Federation CJA, one of Canada’s largest Jewish organizations, said...

NRCC Chairman Sent Letter Saying Rich Jews Bought Congress

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — A letter sent by National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Tom Emmer to party members identified three “left-wing radicals” that he says “bought control of Congress for...

Two Antisemitic Assaults Occur in Canada, One on Shabbat

Two unidentified kipah-wearing Jewish boys were assaulted in Toronto on Saturday (Shabbat) in what appeared to be an antisemitic attack. The minors were walking in the suburb of Thornhill, Ontario,...

Jewish Groups in New York to Mobilize Against Antisemitism

Fifty-eight Jewish organizations gathered in New York City on Wednesday for a “National Consultation on Responses to Antisemitism” to address ever increasing antisemitic incidents in the United States, Europe...

892 Antisemitic Incidents in First Half of 2019 Sets UK Record

(JTA) — A record number of nearly 900 antisemitic incidents have been recorded in the United Kingdom for the first six months of 2019. The Community Security Trust, or CST,...
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