2 gunmen thwarted in robbery attempt inside Baltimore synagogue

Gunmen forced to flee after intended victim fights back.Marcy Oster - JTA, 1/27/2020, 6:47 PM

The invisible Jews of Europe

Before Hitler, Europe was home to half the Jewish population of the world. Today, European Jews are trying once again to be invisible. Giulio Meotti, 1/2/2020, 11:30 PM

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'Yoni Kempinski, 12/15/2019, 11:38 AM

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.Marcy Oster/JTA, 11/26/2019, 11:00 PM

Plot to bomb Colorado synagogue

FBI arrest white supremacist who gathered explosives, planned to bomb and poison Temple Emanuel in Pueblo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/4/2019, 9:49 PM

‘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.Marcy Oster/JTA, 10/15/2019, 5:18 PM

Herzog to Merkel: Protect Jewish institutions

Jewish Agency chairman writes to German chancellor following shooting attack at synagogue on Yom Kippur.Isaac Herzog, 10/10/2019, 6:59 PM

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2019, 6:47 PM

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/9/2019, 8:21 PM

Berlin: Man who entered synagogue with knife released

Police release Syrian man who broke into Berlin synagogue with knife and yelled 'Allahu Ahkbar!'Toby Axelrod/JTA, 10/7/2019, 10:48 PM

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.Marcy Oster, JTA, 10/6/2019, 9:44 PM

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

Our synagogues and those who attend them deserve protection during the High Holy Days and we have no excuse not to implement detailed plans on how to do just that.  Ronald Edelstein, 9/15/2019, 9:22 PM

Florida man jailed for threatening to shoot up Chabad synagogue

25-year-old Floridian arrested by FBI and charged over threats to Chabad synagogue.Marcy Oster, JTA, 9/12/2019, 9:22 PM

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.Marcy Oster, JTA, 6/18/2019, 9:35 PM

Rabbi continued sermon after being shot

Chabad rabbi of congregation where gunman killed one consoled congregants even after being wounded by gunfire.Gary Willig, 4/28/2019, 12:13 PM

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2019, 10:06 AM

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.David Rosenberg, 4/28/2019, 2:13 AM

Bennett: Injured rabbi 'sought to defend his congregants'

Israel's Diaspora Affairs Minister praises Chabad of Poway rabbi, thanks local police, first responders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2019, 1:03 AM

Chabad synagogue vandalized in Brooklyn

Vandals smash plate glass window of Chabad synagogue in New York City during Sabbath.Marcy Oster, JTA, 2/17/2019, 3:47 PM

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.JTA/Marcy Oster, 1/1/2019, 7:05 PM

Ohio man arrested for plotting to attack synagoue

Suspect sought to copy Pittsburgh synagogue shooting that left 11 dead.JTA, 12/10/2018, 9:19 PM

Vandals hit Brooklyn synagogue during prayers

Metal pole smashes through synagogue window during prayer service, following string of attacks on Jewish institutions.David Rosenberg, 11/5/2018, 11:53 AM

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.David Rosenberg, 10/29/2018, 10:00 AM

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.JTA, 1/15/2018, 6:31 PM

Would-be synagogue terrorist wants plea deal

Florida man negotiates plea deal in plot to bomb Miami-area synagogue.JTA, 5/24/2017, 2:25 PM

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.Cynthia Blank, 3/26/2015, 2:05 PM

Shots Fired at Paris Synagogue Miss Rabbi

Series of high-profile terror attacks in France continue with automatic gunfire on synagogue office targeting rabbi.Ari Yashar, 12/23/2014, 5:38 PM

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.Ari Yashar, 11/17/2014, 7:55 AM

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.Tova Dvorin, 7/22/2014, 2:39 PM

France Beefs Up Security After Synagogue Attack

President Francois Hollande says he does not want to see "the Israeli-Palestinian conflict imported into France".AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2014, 5:14 AM

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.Yoni Kempinski, Gil Ronen , 6/1/2014, 10:44 AM

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.Ari Yashar, 1/10/2014, 12:45 PM

Synagogue Vandalized in Jerusalem

Bnei Akiva counselors horrified to find crude graffiti, mistreated Torah scroll in chapter's synagogue.Maayana Miskin, 8/23/2013, 11:44 AM

Police Suspect Arson in Synagogue Fire

Several Torah scrolls were destroyed as Netanya synagogue burned.Maayana Miskin, 7/30/2013, 12:05 PM

‘Psychotic’ Synagogue Vandal Free to House Arrest

Judge says psychosis is not a reason to jail a man who repeatedly desecrated a synagogue.Maayana Miskin, 6/19/2013, 12:37 PM

Synagogue Defaced for a Fourth Time

Synagogue frequented by Holocaust survivors is defaced with crosses, sending one person into shock.Maayana Miskin, 5/29/2013, 3:44 PM

Police: 'Satanists' May Have Desecrated Synagogue

A Haifa synagogue was desecrated over the last several days, possibly by a local group of “Satanists.”David Lev, 5/26/2013, 5:50 PM

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.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/27/2013, 1:16 AM

Mosques to get Millions for Security

Mosques and monasteries to get millions of shekels in security to prevent ‘price tag’ vandalism. Jewish victims get nothing.Maayana Miskin, 4/23/2013, 4:09 PM

Algerian Given 10 Years for Synagogue Bomb Plot

A New York judge sentences Ahmed Ferhani to 10 years in prison for conspiring to attack synagogues in the city.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/15/2013, 11:31 PM

Would-be Bombers ‘Too Incompetent for Terror’

Lawyer for synagogue bomb plot convicts argues, ‘No reasonable terrorist organization would have hired these guys.’Maayana Miskin, 11/6/2012, 8:13 PM

Praise for Mohammed on Synagogue Walls

Vandals sprayed praise for Mohammed on the walls of a synagogue in the village of Maor. Maayana Miskin, 6/22/2012, 10:06 AM

BB Gun Vandal Blasts Hits Philadelphia Synagogue

Vandals used a BB gun to blast a hole through a Philadelphia synagogue window, but synagogue leaders have not called it a hate crime.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/20/2012, 12:00 PM

Video: 'Synagogue Break-In Recalls Kristallnacht'

Residents of Hemed, whose synagogue was broken into and vandalized: The incident looks as if there was another Kristallnacht.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 1/16/2012, 10:12 AM

Synagogue Broken Into, Scrolls Desecrated

Vandals break into synagogue in Moshav Hemed in central Israel, desecrate the Torah scrolls, and steal money.Elad Benari, 1/15/2012, 3:14 AM

Arabs Scrawl ’Death to Jews' on Tzfat Synagogues

Vandals, apparently Arabs, scrawled ”death to Jews” on four synagogues in Tzfat (Safed). Rabbi waiting for Muslim clerics’ denunciation. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/12/2011, 11:00 AM

Paris Bomber Suspect in Canada

The defendant in a 1980 terrorist bombing of a Paris synagogue is fighting extradition from Canada to France. Chana Ya'ar, 5/26/2011, 7:14 PM

2 Arrested Over Planned Attacks

New York police have arrested two men who planned to bomb synagogues ‘one after another’ and kill as many Jews as possible.Elad Benari, 5/13/2011, 5:10 AM

Petach Tikvah Neo-Nazi Nabbed

Police arrested suspected neo-Nazi gang leader Dmitri Bogotich Monday on charges of carrying out hate crimes in Petach Tikvah.Chana Ya'ar, 1/3/2011, 9:06 PM

‘Kristallnacht’ Threat in NY

A hate letter threatened a wave of New York synagogue bombings on New Year’s Eve. One rabbi said, “Someone wants to spread fear.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/2/2011, 7:50 PM

Kyrgyzstan Synagogue Attacked

The only synagogue in Kyrgyzstan was attacked for the second time this year, just minutes before the start of Rosh HaShanah. No one was injured.Chana Ya'ar, 9/12/2010, 4:32 PM

Cairo Synagogue Under Attack

The largest synagogue in Egypt, one used by Israeli diplomats in Cairo, was the target of an attempted bombing early Sunday morning. Hana Levi Julian, 2/21/2010, 3:14 PM