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June 12, 2017 1:40 pm
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Bomb Threats Shutter 3 Los Angeles Synagogues on Shabbat

JNS.org - Three Los Angeles synagogues were temporarily closed due to several bomb threats this past weekend, disrupting Shabbat services. Los Angeles Police Department spokesman Officer Mike...

March 24, 2017 9:31 am
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Slip-Up Leads Police to Israeli-American Teen Suspect Behind JCC Bomb Threats

The suspect arrested Thursday for a wave of bomb threats against Jewish Community Centers in the United States employed an array of technologies, including  Bitcoin...

March 23, 2017 1:35 pm
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York U Evacuated After Bomb Threat Targeting Jewish Campus Community Discovered Scrawled on Bathroom Wall

A written bomb threat targeting the Jewish community at Canada’s York University prompted the evacuation of campus buildings on Wednesday, though no explosive devices were...

March 23, 2017 12:54 pm
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American-Israeli Arrested in Connection With Bomb Threats Against Jewish Institutions

A Jewish man who is a dual Israeli-American citizen has been arrested in Israel in connection with a series of bomb threats made against Jewish...

March 9, 2017 11:15 am
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Jewish Leaders Urge US Attorney General to Advance Investigation Into Ongoing Faux Bomb Threats

JNS.org - A major network of Jewish North American institutions has sent a letter to US Attorney General Jeff Sessions, urging him to take immediate action in...

March 5, 2017 7:32 am
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Is the ‘Rising Tide’ of US Antisemitism Only a Surge in Reporting?

JNS.org - Nearly 100 bomb threats have been called into Jewish institutions since early January, and scores of headstones at three Jewish cemeteries — in Missouri, Pennsylvania, New...

March 3, 2017 8:45 am
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Jewish Activists at East Carolina U Laud Student Government for Unanimously Passing Resolution Against Antisemitism Amid Surge of Phenomenon Across US Campuses

Jewish activists at East Carolina University (ECU) lauded their peers in the Student Government Association (SGA) for passing a motion Wednesday condemning antisemitism amid a surge...

Culture

Yeshiva University Grad Writes Book to Help Children Understand Death

What should parents tell their children when a loved one dies? It’s a...

New England Patriots Star Shares Western Wall Photo With Jewish High Holidays Message

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman posted pictures of himself in Israel, including...

Features

A Look at the Candidates to Become Jerusalem’s Next Mayor

JNS.org - The late Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek used to say that if one wanted to uproot and replant a tree...

Faith and Fasting: A Look at the Practice Ahead of Yom Kippur

JNS.org - Fasting is the most commonly known Yom Kippur ritual. According to a 2016 Pew survey, 40% of American...

A New Generation of Galvanized Young Jews Fight Antisemitism on Campus

JNS.org - IfNotNow (INN) has a plan. It’s determined, according to its website, to...

World

Dozens of DJs Endorse Palestinian Cultural Boycott of Israel

Dozens of DJs expressed support for cultural boycotts of Israel in recent days, under the hashtag #DJsForPalestine. The initiative was endorsed on social media by various artists, labels, and producers primarily from Europe and...

Israel

Millions of Jews Worldwide Pause to Observe Yom Kippur

JNS.org – The holiest day in the Jewish calendar, Yom Kippur, was set to commence at sunset on Tuesday. It’s a time when Israel come to a near-complete pause. Many Israelis...

Middle East

US: Downing of Russian Military Plane Highlights Need to End Iranian Arms T...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday said that the downing of a Russian military plane off the coast...

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