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Suspect Arrested for ADL, JCC Bomb Threats

6 Adar 5777 – March 3, 2017
The suspect faces a judge in St. Louis, then goes to NYC where he could face five years in prison if found guilty.

Leading Liberal Orthodox Rabbi: Women May Not Be Called Up to the Torah, Lead...

Rabbi Riskin was responding to a question, asking if his actions contradicted a recent decision from the OU.

Gustav Metzger, Father of Auto-Destructive Art, Dead at 90

The Who's Pete Townshend who studied under Metzger claimed the latter's teachings had inspired him to destroy guitars onstage at the conclusion of his band's concerts.

Muslim Teen Gets 7 Years for Attacking Jewish Teacher in France

After the attack, the head of the Jewish community in Marseille was widely criticized for telling Jews in his city not to display their yarmulkes in public.

Concern for anti-Semitism as a Political Weapon

Jews have been the target of 500 - 1000 hate crimes every year. No other religion has experienced half as many.

Gunshot Fired at Evansville, Indiana Synagogue

"The goal of attacks and acts like this is to instill fear and I will not give in to that fear," the rabbi emphasized in his Facebook post.

US Dept. of Homeland Security Taking Action on Anti-Semitic Attacks

5 Adar 5777 – March 2, 2017
DHS is offering its expertise to Jewish communities on protective measures, threat reporting and security awareness.

Israel to Host Groundbreaking Conference on Relations Between Homelands and their Diasporas

Senior officials from 30 countries to gather in Jerusalem to learn from Israel’s experience in maintaining ties with Diaspora Jews.

Croatian Government to Investigate Country’s Pro-Nazi History

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said he would like the commission to recommend how to educate children about human rights violations under totalitarian regimes.

Rochester, NY Jewish Cemetery Vandalized

Cemetery manager: "I don't want to label it anti-Semitism. I don't think there's any proof of that."

Tuition-Free Jewish Day School Opening in Minnesota

The school is looking to grow by offering one year of free tuition to new families with students entering for the first time this fall.

Report: Wounded Terrorists Wait 47 Minutes on Average for Medical Treatment

The Police Spokesperson said that police protocol requires an examination of the injured terrorist by sappers to verify that no weapons or explosives are present on his or her person.

Government Approves Bill to Kill Tax Breaks on Anti-Israeli NGO Donations

4 Adar 5777 – March 1, 2017
The new bill, which amends Israel's income tax law, was endorsed by 26 MKs from all the coalition parties.

Pennsylvania’s Jewish AG: Trump Said Jews May Be Behind Anti-Semitic Attacks

'He just said, Sometimes it's the reverse, to make people — or to make others — look bad.'

Chabad Opens Up Store in Newfoundland

Their dishes, books, strollers, menorah, Shabbat candlesticks, and other home and Jewish necessities would soon begin a 1,500-mile journey.
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Trump Opens Congressional Speech with Condemnation of Anti-Semitism

Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, Trump's national security adviser, implored the president to stop using 'radical Islamic terrorism, because terrorists who call themselves Muslims aren't following the teachings of Islam.

AG Sessions: Anti-Semitic Threats ‘Unacceptable’

2 Adar 5777 – February 28, 2017
This–the fifth–round of bomb threats against Jewish institutions this year raised angry responses from Jewish community leaders, who have been calling for a more serious and aggressive federal response to the problem.

Herzog Warns Israel to Prepare for Jews Fleeing Western Anti-Semitism

"I call on the government to urgently prepare... a national emergency plan for possible waves of immigration of our Jewish brothers to Israel."

Farewell to Chabad Lubavitch Chassidic Master of Melodies, Eli Lipsker, z’l

Eli’s recordings of Jewish music opened a path for other observant Jewish musicians and vocalists, and created an entirely new genre.

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