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US Jews feel less secure year after Colleyville hostage crisis

American Jewish Committee survey finds hostage taking at Texas synagogue caused American Jews to question their safety.

US Jews feel less secure year after Colleyville hostage crisis

Man who sold pistol to synagogue hostage taker sent to prison

Man who sold pistol to man who held four hostages inside Colleyville synagogue sent to nearly eight years in prison for federal gun crime.

Man who sold pistol to synagogue hostage taker sent to prison

ADL hires Colleyville rabbi as security advisor

Former rabbi of Colleyville, TX synagogue who was taken hostage by gunman in Jan 2022 to become security advisor to ADL.

ADL hires Colleyville rabbi as security advisor

Chair thrown by Texas rabbi at his captor heads to museum

Chair thrown at gunman as part of escape at Texas synagogue to become artifact at American Jewish museum in Philadelphia.

Chair thrown by Texas rabbi at his captor heads to museum

Youtube removes Islamist channel that inspired Texas gunman

Youtube finally removes channel belonging to Islamist who inspired Colleyville, Texas synagogue gunman.

Youtube removes Islamist channel that inspired Texas gunman

Texas gunman sought to buy gun and drugs

FBI agent says man who took hostages at Texas synagogue sought to buy drugs and a “machine gun” before the standoff.

Texas gunman sought to buy gun and drugs

Two US officials link online extremism, Texas attack

Attack on Congregation Beth Israel in Texas preceded by spike in coordinated social media campaign for ‘Lady Al Qaeda.’

Two US officials link online extremism, Texas attack

'I welcomed a terrorist into my congregation'

Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker from Colleyville urges members of Congress to increase funding for security in synagogues.

'I welcomed a terrorist into my congregation'

Colleyville rabbi to appeal to Congress for security funds

Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker, who faced down hostage crisis at his synagogue, to join appeal to Congress for security funding.

Colleyville rabbi to appeal to Congress for security funds

'US faces threats following Texas hostage incident'

Homeland Security Department warns of heightened threats from extremists, underscored by hostage taking at Texas synagogue.

'US faces threats following Texas hostage incident'

Ted Cruz meets with Colleyville, Texas Jewish leaders

Senator Ted Cruz meets with Colleyville Jewish leaders to discuss ways to combat antisemitism and how to keep Texas synagogues safe.

Ted Cruz meets with Colleyville, Texas Jewish leaders

Man charged with selling gun to synagogue attacker

Texas man charged with selling gun to Malik Faisal Akram who held four hostages inside Congregation Beth Israel.

Man charged with selling gun to synagogue attacker

Two UK men arrested in connection with Texas synagogue attack

Two more suspects were apprehended by Manchester counter terrorism officers in connection with Colleyville synagogue hostage attack.

Two UK men arrested in connection with Texas synagogue attack

Rising antisemitism growing concern for Houston Jewish community

Houston's Jewish community is voicing concern over recent data showing that antisemitic incidents are projected to increase.

Rising antisemitism growing concern for Houston Jewish community

Faisal Malik Akram was a member of deadly Tablighi Jamaat

Never heard of Tablighi Jamaat? That you haven't is part of the problem. Meet the worldwide terror force to which Akram belonged.Opinion.

Faisal Malik Akram was a member of deadly Tablighi Jamaat

The unspoken truths behind the Texas synagogue attack

British intelligence has much to answer for. But there’s also the question of how Akram was allowed into America in the first place.Op-ed.

The unspoken truths behind the Texas synagogue attack

'Texas hostage taking was an act of terrorism'

FBI Director Christopher Wray: We’re not going to tolerate antisemitism in this country.

'Texas hostage taking was an act of terrorism'

Texas gunman rants about Jews in final phone call

In phone call to his brother, Texas gunman said he wanted to be martyr and was pleased with attention he attracted to the cause of Muslims.

Texas gunman rants about Jews in final phone call

Hostage Rabbi and wife said to be allies of the Muslim community

I predict the Rabbi will become an even stronger advocate of kindness to Islamists who might be embedded in the “entire community.”.Op-ed.

Hostage Rabbi and wife said to be allies of the Muslim community

Shapiro: FBI can’t understand Jew-hatred

'Is it a giant shock that a radical Islamist decided to invade a synagogue and hold Jews at gunpoint?'

Shapiro: FBI can’t understand Jew-hatred

Two arrested in connection to Texas synagogue attack

Police say two men have been arrested in Birmingham and Manchester as part of the investigation.

Two arrested in connection to Texas synagogue attack

Practical lessons from the Colleyville Temple hostage-taking

Stop downplaying Islamist Antisemitism and trying to claim that the problem is “Islamophobia.” Let us learn the lessons now. Op-ed.

Practical lessons from the Colleyville Temple hostage-taking

Together against hate

Lesson from the hostage-taking at the the Beth Israel Synagogue: Israel must stand by Jews around the world and keep them safe. Opinion.

Together against hate

From Rephidim to Colleyville:- why do they hate us?

As we were reading of Amalek’s attack on the Jews at Rephidim, another Jew-hater attacked Congregation Beth Israel. There is a message here.

From Rephidim to Colleyville:- why do they hate us?

'The attacker bought into dangerous stories about Jews'

Jeffrey Cohen, one of the Texas synagogue hostages: Gunman was not your typical attacker, he bought into these tropes.

'The attacker bought into dangerous stories about Jews'

IDF Education Force band sends love to Texas synagogue

Education Force band sings "Kol Ha'Olam Kulo" in solidarity with Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville.

IDF Education Force band sends love to Texas synagogue

'Go to synagogue this weekend'

Dr. Deborah Lipstadt in op-ed: We are standing tall and we are standing straight.

'Go to synagogue this weekend'

Teens arrested in Britain released without charge

Two teenagers arrested in England as part of probe into Texas hostage-taking released.

Teens arrested in Britain released without charge

The Texas synagogue terrorist came from a UK Islamist no-go zone

His community hopes Allah will “bless him with the highest ranks of Paradise.” Opinion.

The Texas synagogue terrorist came from a UK Islamist no-go zone

'We were terrified', says Texas rabbi. 'It't didn't look good'

Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker, one of four people held hostage in synagogue standoff, speaks out in first televised interview.

'We were terrified', says Texas rabbi. 'It't didn't look good'

'Texas hostage incident an anti-Semitic act of terrorism'

Britain promises “full support” to US investigators after gunman behind hostage taking in Texas revealed to be British citizen.

'Texas hostage incident an anti-Semitic act of terrorism'

The Synagogue has become the primary target of terrorists

Jewish Community Centers and Synagogues are not as yet protected adequately. This must once and for all be made a priority. Opinion.

The Synagogue has become the primary target of terrorists

'We weren't rescued, we escaped'

Jeff Cohen, one of four hostages at Texas synagogue, recalls the ordeal: At first, I didn't think I'd make it out alive.

'We weren't rescued, we escaped'

ADL calls for more federal aid for bolstering community security

The ADL is urging Congress to increase federal security funding to Jewish institutions in the wake of the Texas synagogue hostage crisis.

ADL calls for more federal aid for bolstering community security

Jewish group urges more security following Texas incident

Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs calls for more security for Jewish institutions following hostage incident in Texas.

Jewish group urges more security following Texas incident

'In the last hour, gunman became increasingly belligerent'

Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker of Congregation Beth Israel says hostages were prepared to act as the gunman became more threatening.

'In the last hour, gunman became increasingly belligerent'

'Synagogue hostage situation in Texas was act of terror'

Biden responds to synagogue hostage situation in Texas: We’re not going to tolerate this.

'Synagogue hostage situation in Texas was act of terror'

Two teens arrested in connection with Texas attack

Police arrest two teenagers in Manchester in connection with attack on synagogue in Texas.

Two teens arrested in connection with Texas attack

Bennett invites Texas Governor to visit Israel

PM Bennett speaks with Texas Governor Greg Abbott following hostage incident at Beth Israel synagogue in Colleyville.

Bennett invites Texas Governor to visit Israel

Live-streaming meant whole world could hear TX synagogue attack

Shabbat service live-streamed from Texas synagogue draws thousands of viewers during hostage situation.

Live-streaming meant whole world could hear TX synagogue attack

Bennett speaks with rabbi held hostage in synagogue standoff

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett Speaks with Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker of Congregation Beth Israel, Colleyville, Texas.

Bennett speaks with rabbi held hostage in synagogue standoff

Gunman from Texas synagogue standoff identified

Authorities say gunman who held four hostage in Dallas-area synagogue was 44-year-old UK man.

Gunman from Texas synagogue standoff identified

Texas synagogue gunman spoke twice to New York rabbi

Gunman who held four people hostage in Texas synagogue spoke with prominent reform rabbi from New York over the phone during standoff.

Texas synagogue gunman spoke twice to New York rabbi

Rabbi held hostage in synagogue attack speaks out

Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker, one of the people held hostage at Texas synagogue, speaks out publicly for the first time since the incident.

Rabbi held hostage in synagogue attack speaks out

Texas synagogue hostage-taker was British

British govt. confirms man who took hostages at a Texas synagogue was British, other details of his identity still unknown.

Texas synagogue hostage-taker was British

Combat Antisemitism Movement calls for greater Jewish security

CAM calls on U.S. law enforcement officials and leaders to provide greater security after the hostage situation in Texas.

Combat Antisemitism Movement calls for greater Jewish security

Bennett to World Jewry after hostage crisis: You are not alone

Israeli PM responds to hostage crisis at Texas synagogue: Stark reminder dark forces of antisemitism still exist.

Bennett to World Jewry after hostage crisis: You are not alone

Israeli Texas consulate 'greatly relieved' by hostage release

Israel's Consul General in the American Southwest Livia Link-Ravivm responds to resolution of hostage situation at Texas synagogue.

Israeli Texas consulate 'greatly relieved' by hostage release

Hostages at Texas synagogue freed, gunman killed

Gunman held four hostages and 'will kill people if anyone gets close to the synagogue'.

Hostages at Texas synagogue freed, gunman killed

OU 'closely monitoring' crisis situation at Texas synagogue

OU: We will continue to work to ensure that members all faith communities can exercise the freedom to worship with freedom from fear.

OU 'closely monitoring' crisis situation at Texas synagogue

'The attack on Texas synagogue is an attack on all of us'

WJC President Ronald S. Lauder expresses solidarity with Colleyville, Texas Jewish community.

'The attack on Texas synagogue is an attack on all of us'