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Nazi Graffiti Smeared on Northern Virginia JCC on Seder Night

The hateful graffiti was smeared on the JCC's exterior near the end of the traditional Passover seder in many local Jewish homes.

Bomb Threats Sent to 6 JCCs on Purim in US, Canada

Most of the Jewish Community Centers that received threats had received them before, including the one in Vancouver, where the JCC was threatened last week.

Unanimous Letter From U.S. Senate to Trump Administration Asking for Action on JCC Bomb...

"We are concerned that the number of incidents is accelerating and failure to address and deter these threats will place innocent people at risk"

Bomb Threats Again Strike JCCs, Jewish Day School & ADL Offices [video]

A sixth wave of bomb threats has struck American Jewish institutions across the United States -- but some centers chose not to evacuate this time.

Suspect Arrested for ADL, JCC Bomb Threats

The suspect faces a judge in St. Louis, then goes to NYC where he could face five years in prison if found guilty.

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.

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."

JCC Association Thanks Congress for Call to Address Bomb Threats

The letter was sent to Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, and FBI Director James Comey.

Bomb Threat at ADL National HQ in New York

JCCANA: "We will not be cowed by threats intended to disrupt people’s lives..."

Bomb Threats Lead to Evacuations at JCCs in 5 States

In several incidents in January there were a total of 60 bomb threats called into 48 JCCs in 26 states -- all hoaxes.

Bomb Threats Again Close JCCs Along America’s East Coast

Another rash of bomb threats made against Jewish community centers in American states on the East Coast. No injuries reported, no bombs found.

Police Investigating as Hate Crime Staten Island JCC Lavatory Bomb Threat

The JCC had been on high alert since Monday, when a series of bomb threats where phoned to JCC's around America.

FBI on the Case of Coordinated 16 JCC Bomb Threats

So far the FBI has not mentioned suspects, motive, or a theory as to why the callers targeted Jewish centers in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and South.

Bomb Threat at Jewish Community Centers (JCC) in London and America’s East Coast Cities

Jewish community centers in American East Coast cities and Jewish schools in London, England were evacuated due to called-in warnings of explosives in the buildings.

FBI Arrests ISIS Supporter Who Wanted to Attack JCC

The FBI has charged that Khan wanted to inspire an Islamist insurgency in the US to carry out attacks similar to the ones in Paris and Brussels.

Staten Island JCC Receives Anti-Semitic Messages over Basketball Score

“We work very hard to make sure we instill the right values, so it is disturbing.”

Three Dead in Multiple Kansas Jewish Center Shootings

The attacker apparently targeted various Jewish centers.

D.C. Theater Retools Controversial Play about Israeli Arabs

A Washington Jewish theater funded in part by the local Jewish federation scaled back its plans to produce a controversial play concerning how Israeli...

What’s With NY Jewish Institutions? JCC Film Fest Dir. Pro-BDS!

Why does it seem like so many New York Jewish institutions are staffed with people who want to harm Israel?

Horror in Connecticut

A madman shot up a Connecticut kindergarten killing 26 people, among them 20 children.

Palm Beach Fl. JCC Squashes Videotaping of Presidential Debate

Round two in a no-holds barred debate on whether Jews should vote for Obama or Romney for US president took place Wednesday night at the Palm Beach South Jewish Community Center in Boynton Beach, Florida. The joint was jumping: hundreds of people were turned away for lack of space, audience members were shouting, speakers were heckled and interrupted and ugliness prevailed. But unless you were able to squeeze into the room, you'll have to take the word of those who were there. Why and when were cameras barred from the room? According to the panelists, the JCC management knew there were going to be cameras.

JCC Maccabi Games to Hold Worldwide Minute of Silence at Opening Ceremony

Ankie Spitzer to lead worldwide minute of silence for ‘Munich 11’.

JCC Food Pantry Seeks Help For Passover

Imagine being in the unenviable position of choosing between filling up your car or putting food on your family’s Passover table. For many in the Five Towns – including senior citizens faced with the decision to buy medicine or food – that is a sad and grim reality.

Helping The Jews Of Marine Park

During the day, Shea Rubenstein works in real estate development. In the evenings he helps run the Jewish Community Council of Marine Park, an organization he helped establish, to meet the needs of the local community, as its executive vice president.

Kosher Tidbits from around the Web – November 5, 2007

Across the Atlantic, Scotland's only kosher restaurant, L'Chaim, is getting high praise for its latkes and chopped liver. Conversation over this past week was about...

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