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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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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...


What’s New — and Jewish — On and Off Broadway

Below is a listing of shows with Jewish connections on and off-Broadway. BROADWAY Angels in America, written by Tony Kushner, stars Nathan Lane and Andrew...

Australian Rock Star Nick Cave to Boycotters: ‘I Love Israel’ – Australian rock star Nick Cave is facing backlash from BDS supporters following...

A Contemporary Renaissance for Jewish Art

Every year, the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem hosts an open house, where the entire building is...


Iran Faces Israel’s Game-Changing Air Power

Iran has big plans to create a military outpost in Syria, right on Israel’s doorstep. From there, the Islamic Republic...

Israeli-American Group Seeks to Be ‘Glue,’ Not ‘Wedge,’ for US Jewry - As Jewish communal organizations throughout the US  struggle to maintain membership levels...


UK Buys Israeli Iron Dome Technology to Defend Falkland Islands - The United Kingdom has signed a $104 million contract for the purchase of advanced missile defense technology used in Israel’s Iron Dome short-range missile defense system. In purchasing the Sky...

Middle East

At Least 235 Killed, 109 Injured in Deadly Egypt Mosque Attack

At least 184 people were killed and 125 injured when gunmen armed with explosives attacked a Sufi mosque in Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula, according to officials quoted by the state...