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Victim of LA synagogue attack says mayor refused to meet him

Man who was beaten during a violent antisemitic protest outside a Los Angeles synagogue says he was barred from press conference held by LA Mayor Bass to prevent him from making her look bad.

Victim of LA synagogue attack says mayor refused to meet him

Berlin synagogue firebombed as antisemitic incidents rise

German Chancellor condemns Molotov Cocktail attack on synagogue, says 'we'll never accept attacks on Jewish institutions.'

Berlin synagogue firebombed as antisemitic incidents rise

Alarming study

Online incitement correlated with physical attacks on synagogues

'Important steps must be taken by both policymakers and social media platforms to enhance the safety of the Jewish community,' CAM CEO says.

Online incitement correlated with physical attacks on synagogues

Interview: Yossi Barda

Singer Yossi Barda: A very difficult day, everyone's in mourning

Yossi Barda appeared at the El Ghriba Synagogue shortly before the attack and knew the victims. "It's hard to digest this bad thing."

Singer Yossi Barda: A very difficult day, everyone's in mourning

Tunisia Synagogue Shooting:

'The police shielded Jews with their bodies'

Two Jews, identified as cousins, killed along with security guard at Lag Ba'Omer celebration in Djerba synagogue.

'The police shielded Jews with their bodies'

Shots fired at rabbi’s house in Essen, Germany

Shots from a pistol target house of rabbi close to famed Old Synagogue of Essen.

Shots fired at rabbi’s house in Essen, Germany

Pittsburgh synagogue attack:

Four years on, security at Jewish institutions improves

In response to the deadly synagogue attack, Jewish Federations of North America raise millions of dollars to make Jewish institutions safer.

Four years on, security at Jewish institutions improves

German politicians commemorate attack on Halle synagogue

Three years after gunman tried to storm synagogue on Yom Kippur, Chancellor Olaf Scholz reaffirms commitment to fight right-wing extremism

German politicians commemorate attack on Halle synagogue

Jan. 6-related filing reveals Marine plotted synagogue attack

A filing in a case from the Jan. 6, 2021 protests reveals that a Marine served 19 months for a plot to shoot up a synagogue.

Jan. 6-related filing reveals Marine plotted synagogue attack

Germany:

Neo-Nazis gather at synagogue on anniversary of arson attack

Men with Nazi banners gather outside German synagogue on the anniversary of its attempted torching by a Turkish citizen.

Neo-Nazis gather at synagogue on anniversary of arson attack

Biden: On Shabbat morning, gunman stole lives of souls in prayer

Statement by President Joe Biden Three Years After the Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting

Biden: On Shabbat morning, gunman stole lives of souls in prayer

Poway synagogue shooter gets life in prison

22-year-old John T. Earnest gets life in prison with no possibility of parole for 2019 synagogue attack.

Poway synagogue shooter gets life in prison

Car ramming attack attempted at LA synagogue Sukkot concert

Man purposely drives car down alley directly into congregants who miraculously are able to jump out of the way, with no serious injuries.

Car ramming attack attempted at LA synagogue Sukkot concert

4 arrested in plot to attack German synagogue on Yom Kippur

Alleged Islamist plot to attack synagogue in Hagen on holiest day of the Jewish calendar foiled.

4 arrested in plot to attack German synagogue on Yom Kippur

France to try Canadian academic for deadly 1980 synagogue attack

Lebanon-born Canadian academic to be tried in France for 1980 Paris synagogue bombing attack.

France to try Canadian academic for deadly 1980 synagogue attack

Suspect arrested in vandalism against Riverdale synagogues

Man arrested after 4 synagogues repeatedly targeted with rock-throwing, vandalism

Suspect arrested in vandalism against Riverdale synagogues

Watch: Germans march in memory of victims of right-wing attack

Thousands took to the streets of Berlin to mark last year's double shooting which left 9 dead and targeted a local synagogue.

Watch: Germans march in memory of victims of right-wing attack

Families of Pittsburgh shooting victims to get $3 million

3 congregations housed at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue will distribute more than $5.4 million donated in aftermath of deadly shooting

Families of Pittsburgh shooting victims to get $3 million

Pittsburgh Jewish fed provides emergency kits for Jewish schools

More than a year after attack at Pittsburgh synagogue, Jewish day schools in western Pennsylvania to be equipped with emergency equipment.

Pittsburgh Jewish fed provides emergency kits for Jewish schools

Police response to German synagogue attack under investigation

Surveillance video of Yom Kippur attack in Halle raises questions about police response and readiness.

Police response to German synagogue attack under investigation

2 gunmen thwarted in robbery attempt inside Baltimore synagogue

Gunmen forced to flee after intended victim fights back.

2 gunmen thwarted in robbery attempt inside Baltimore synagogue

The invisible Jews of Europe

The invisible Jews of Europe

'Cowardly attack'

Shocking images of Beverly Hills synagogue vandalism

Man breaks into, ransacks Nessah Synagogue in Beverly Hills Saturday morning, in what the city's mayor is calling a 'cowardly attack'

Shocking images of Beverly Hills synagogue vandalism

Man pleads not guilty in plot to blow up Colorado synagogue

White supremacist arrested for plot to blow up Pueblo, Colorado synagogue pleads not guilty to hate crimes charges.

Man pleads not guilty in plot to blow up Colorado synagogue

Plot to bomb Colorado synagogue

FBI arrest white supremacist who gathered explosives, planned to bomb and poison Temple Emanuel in Pueblo.

Plot to bomb Colorado synagogue

‘Pause for Pittsburgh’ to mark one year since synagogue attack

People across the US to join together later this month to mark anniversary of attack which killed 11 worshipers at Tree of Life synagogue.

‘Pause for Pittsburgh’ to mark one year since synagogue attack

Herzog to Merkel: Protect Jewish institutions

Jewish Agency chairman writes to German chancellor following shooting attack at synagogue on Yom Kippur.

Herzog to Merkel: Protect Jewish institutions

Danon: International community must declare war on anti-Semitism

Israeli ambassador to the UN calls on body to condemn attack on German synagogue on Yom Kippur.

Danon: International community must declare war on anti-Semitism

Video captured shooting outside German synagogue

Terrifying moment a man opens fire in the street after two people were killed by "several culprits" in attack outside German synagogue.

Video captured shooting outside German synagogue

Berlin: Man who entered synagogue with knife released

Police release Syrian man who broke into Berlin synagogue with knife and yelled 'Allahu Ahkbar!'

Berlin: Man who entered synagogue with knife released

Poway synagogue gunman pleads not guilty to murder

20-year-old John Earnest pleads not guilty to murder and attempted murder charges for shooting at Chabad synagogue in Poway, California.

Poway synagogue gunman pleads not guilty to murder

The summer of Jew hatred is a clarion call to arm ourselves

The summer of Jew hatred is a clarion call to arm ourselves

Florida man jailed for threatening to shoot up Chabad synagogue

25-year-old Floridian arrested by FBI and charged over threats to Chabad synagogue.

Florida man jailed for threatening to shoot up Chabad synagogue

Man who threatened synagogue shooting freed on $125,000 bail

California man who threatened in an online chatroom to kill Jews and commit a mass shooting at a synagogue released on bail.

Man who threatened synagogue shooting freed on $125,000 bail

Rabbi continued sermon after being shot

Chabad rabbi of congregation where gunman killed one consoled congregants even after being wounded by gunfire.

Rabbi continued sermon after being shot

EU Rabbis: US should increase gun control

President of Conference of European Rabbis suggests US follow New Zealand's lead after San Diego synagogue shooting, ban automatic weapons.

EU Rabbis: US should increase gun control

Suspected San Diego synagogue shooter identified

Police say suspect in custody following fatal attack on San Diego-area synagogue. Suspected gunman also wanted in mosque arson.

Suspected San Diego synagogue shooter identified

Bennett: Injured rabbi 'sought to defend his congregants'

Israel's Diaspora Affairs Minister praises Chabad of Poway rabbi, thanks local police, first responders.

Bennett: Injured rabbi 'sought to defend his congregants'

Chabad synagogue vandalized in Brooklyn

Vandals smash plate glass window of Chabad synagogue in New York City during Sabbath.

Chabad synagogue vandalized in Brooklyn

Steelers donate $70,000 to victims of Pittsburgh shooting

Pittsburgh Steelers US football team donates $70,000 to help Jewish community, families affected by shooting at Tree of Life synagogue.

Steelers donate $70,000 to victims of Pittsburgh shooting

Ohio man arrested for plotting to attack synagoue

Suspect sought to copy Pittsburgh synagogue shooting that left 11 dead.

Ohio man arrested for plotting to attack synagoue

Vandals hit Brooklyn synagogue during prayers

Metal pole smashes through synagogue window during prayer service, following string of attacks on Jewish institutions.

Vandals hit Brooklyn synagogue during prayers

Synagogue shooter hid his anti-Semitic fanaticism, neighbors say

Despite openly expressing his hateful views online, neighbors say Pittsburgh synagogue gunman was quiet, 'forgettable' in person.

Synagogue shooter hid his anti-Semitic fanaticism, neighbors say

5 arrested following firebomb attack on Tunisian synagogue

Five men ranging in age from 19 to 21 arrested days after synagogue on island of Djerba firebombed.

5 arrested following firebomb attack on Tunisian synagogue

Would-be synagogue terrorist wants plea deal

Florida man negotiates plea deal in plot to bomb Miami-area synagogue.

Would-be synagogue terrorist wants plea deal

London Synagogue Attack Was Not Anti-Semitic

Rabbi and police confirm attack began as a result of a fight between Jewish teenager and party-goers who followed him into the synagogue.

London Synagogue Attack Was Not Anti-Semitic

Shots Fired at Paris Synagogue Miss Rabbi

Series of high-profile terror attacks in France continue with automatic gunfire on synagogue office targeting rabbi.

Shots Fired at Paris Synagogue Miss Rabbi

Armed Illinois Vandal Wanted to 'Shoot Jews'

Bail hearing to be held for John White, who defaced synagogue, had a mass weapons cache at his home - and said he wants to kill Jews.

Armed Illinois Vandal Wanted to 'Shoot Jews'

Windows Smashed in Belfast Synagogue

Upswing of global anti-Semitism continues Monday, after news surfaces that North Ireland synagogue was vandalized twice in 24 hours.

Windows Smashed in Belfast Synagogue

France Beefs Up Security After Paris Synagogue Attack

President Francois Hollande says he does not want to see "the Israeli-Palestinian conflict imported into France".

France Beefs Up Security After Paris Synagogue Attack

After Synagogue Arson: 'Israeli Media is Anti-Semitic'

An apparent anti-Semitic attack in Petah Tikva, in broad daylight on a Sabbath, and the media doesn't really care.

After Synagogue Arson: 'Israeli Media is Anti-Semitic'

Serious Vandalism of Coastal Synagogues

Town between Ashdod and Ashkelon has two synagogues broken into by vandals who ripped Torah scrolls and threw them on the floor.

Serious Vandalism of Coastal Synagogues

Synagogue Vandalized in Jerusalem

Bnei Akiva counselors horrified to find crude graffiti, mistreated Torah scroll in chapter's synagogue.

Synagogue Vandalized in Jerusalem

Police Suspect Arson in Synagogue Fire

Several Torah scrolls were destroyed as Netanya synagogue burned.

Police Suspect Arson in Synagogue Fire

‘Psychotic’ Synagogue Vandal Released to House Arrest

Judge says psychosis is not a reason to jail a man who repeatedly desecrated a synagogue.

‘Psychotic’ Synagogue Vandal Released to House Arrest

Synagogue Defaced for a Fourth Time

Synagogue frequented by Holocaust survivors is defaced with crosses, sending one person into shock.

Synagogue Defaced for a Fourth Time

Police: 'Satanic Cult' May Have Desecrated Haifa Synagogue

A Haifa synagogue was desecrated over the last several days, possibly by a local group of “Satanists.”

Police: 'Satanic Cult' May Have Desecrated Haifa Synagogue

Would-be NY Synagogue Bomber Gets 5 Years

Mohamed Mamdouh, a would-be synagogue bomber in New York City, was sentenced to five years in prison.

Would-be NY Synagogue Bomber Gets 5 Years

Mosques to get Millions for Security, Nothing for Synagogues

Mosques and monasteries to get millions of shekels in security to prevent ‘price tag’ vandalism. Jewish victims get nothing.

Mosques to get Millions for Security, Nothing for Synagogues

Algerian Given 10 Years for Plotting to Bomb New York Synagogue

A New York judge sentences Ahmed Ferhani to 10 years in prison for conspiring to attack synagogues in the city.

Algerian Given 10 Years for Plotting to Bomb New York Synagogue