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Posts Tagged: JCC bomb threats

June 14, 2017 9:56 am

St. Louis Man Behind Some Jewish Institution Bomb Threats Pleads Guilty

JNS.org - The St. Louis man accused of being behind some of this year's bomb threats against American Jewish institutions plead guilty on Tuesday to cyberstalking...

May 16, 2017 4:48 pm

ACLU, CAIR Lead Opposition to Florida Bill Allocating Security Funds to Jewish Schools

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) have both come out in opposition to Florida legislation passed to bolster...

May 1, 2017 11:21 am

ADL Antisemitism Report Stats Questioned by Jewish Community

JNS.org - The Anti-Defamation League's (ADL) decision to count a teenager’s alleged spate of bomb hoaxes targeting American Jewish institutions as antisemitic incidents has prompted criticism from some...

April 23, 2017 9:44 am

US Justice Department Charges Teen Over JCC Bomb Threats

JNS.org - The US Justice Department filed criminal charges Friday against an Israeli-American teenager who is accused of making more than 150 bomb threats against Jewish...

April 12, 2017 2:21 pm

Former News Reporter Accused of JCC Bomb Threats Pleads Not Guilty

JNS.org - Juan Thompson, the St. Louis-based former news reporter arrested in connection with eight bomb threats against Jewish institutions, pleaded not guilty to charges of...

April 9, 2017 9:09 am

JCC Bomb Threats Suspect Traded Millions in Bitcoin on Darknet, Probe Reveals

JNS.org - Israel’s Rishon LeZion Magistrates’ Court Thursday remanded a 19-year-old Israeli-American hacker from Ashkelon to police custody for an additional 12 days. It marked the...

April 3, 2017 6:46 am

Israeli Court Extends Remand of Teen Behind US Bomb Threats

JNS.org - Israel’s Rishon Lezion Magistrates’ Court extended the remand of an Ashkelon teen accused of making more than 100 bomb threats against Jewish institutions in...

March 31, 2017 9:39 am

Jewish Leaders Meet With US Attorney General in Wake of Bomb Threats

JNS.org - In the wake of an unprecedented wave of bomb threats against JCCs and vandalism at Jewish cemeteries across North America, Jewish leaders met Thursday...

March 26, 2017 9:49 am

Report: Israel Police Only Managed to Arrest JCC Bomb-Threat Suspect After Trump Sent FBI Agents to Jewish State

Israeli police only managed to zero in on the Jewish Israeli-American teen suspected of calling in the JCC bomb threats after US President Donald Trump...

March 24, 2017 9:31 am

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

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

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 19, 2017 1:11 pm

Top American Jewish Official: Middle Eastern Leaders Relieved to See Obama Go, Want US to Take Tougher Line Against Iran

Middle Eastern leaders are looking for the Trump administration to re-engage with the region and take a tougher line against Iran, a top American Jewish...

March 13, 2017 12:09 pm

At Least Five Jewish Centers Targeted With Bomb Threats on Purim

At least five North American Jewish centers reported bomb threats Sunday as Jews observed the religious holiday of Purim. None of the threats proved real in...


New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But in her new book, Julius Rosenwald: Repairing...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...


The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...


Brutal Murder of French Jewish Pensioner Sarah Halimi Motivated by ‘A...

French Jews have cautiously welcomed the decision of the Paris public prosecutors' office to recognize the murder of Sarah Halimi...


Netanyahu Delays Settlement Planning Committee Meeting Ahead of Greenblatt ...

JNS.org - Ahead of the arrival of Jason Greenblatt, the Trump administration’s international negotiations representative, in the Middle East this week,...

Middle East

Saudi Newspaper: ‘No Lasting Peace Can Exclude Hamas and its Supporte...

Despite an all-time low in relations between the Riyadh government and the Palestinian terrorist organization Hamas, a leading Saudi newspaper has...