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Posts Tagged: JCC bomb threats

December 21, 2017 10:19 am

Ex-Journalist Sentenced to Five Years in Jail for Threats to US Jewish Groups, Stalking

A former journalist who admitted to calling in bomb threats to US Jewish centers as part of an extensive campaign of cyber stalking his ex-girlfriend...

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...


As Iranian Minorities Join Protests, Could the US and Israel Arm Them?

JNS.org - As the anti-regime protests wind down in Iran, the White House said on...

Report Details Scope of Persecution in the Cradle of Christianity

JNS.org - While Christianity traces its birthplace to the Middle East, that region has been arguably the most hostile area for...

Financial Desperation Leads ISIS to Sell Its Own Coins Online

Facing financial setbacks, the Islamic State (ISIS) is turning to more unorthodox methods for raising money: selling its own currency...


Seeking Reforms, Trump Administration to Withhold $65 Million in Funding fo...

The United States will provide $60 million in aid for Palestinians to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA),...


US Jewish Groups Urge Israeli Government to Scrap African Migrant Deportati...

Two prominent American Jewish groups urged the Israeli government on Tuesday to abandon a controversial plan to deport African migrants...

Middle East

Pakistan Clerics Issue Fatwa Against Suicide Bombings

More than 1,800 Pakistani Muslim clerics have issued an Islamic directive, or fatwa, forbidding suicide bombings, in a book unveiled by the government on Tuesday. For years, the South Asian nation...