Connecticut

News for Connecticut

CDC issues travel advisory for three US states

CDC issues travel advisory for three US states

Travel advisory gives governors discretion to implement it, does not include essential employees.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/03/2020 13:26
Trump decides against quarantine in coronavirus 'hotspots'

Trump decides against quarantine in coronavirus 'hotspots'

US President backs away from calling for a quarantine in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, calls for "strong Travel Advisory" instead.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/03/2020 04:22
Connecticut Senator defends meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister

Connecticut Senator defends meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister

Democratic Senator Chris Murphy says he met Mohammad Javad Zarif because it is "dangerous not to talk to one's enemies".Elad Benari, 19/02/2020 05:12
Connecticut man arrested for planning to join ISIS

Connecticut man arrested for planning to join ISIS

22-year-old from West Haven arrested after attempting to travel to the Middle East to join and fight for the Islamic State.Ben Ariel, 17/12/2019 01:03
Dead chicken placed in grave at Jewish cemetery

Dead chicken placed in grave at Jewish cemetery

Someone appears to have put dead chickens in a Jewish grave in Connecticut.Marcy Oster, JTA, 08/11/2019 08:07
Connecticut synagogue evacuated after receiving 2 bomb threats

Connecticut synagogue evacuated after receiving 2 bomb threats

Police investigate after Reform synagogue receives bomb threats.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 26/10/2019 18:56
Anti-Semitic graffiti painted on walls of Connecticut synagogue

Anti-Semitic graffiti painted on walls of Connecticut synagogue

Police investigating possible hate crime after anti-Semitic graffiti painted on exterior walls of a synagogue in Connecticut.Ben Ariel, 26/08/2019 03:11
Professor fired for giving Nazi salute after synagogue massacre

Professor fired for giving Nazi salute after synagogue massacre

Connecticut college professor fired for giving Nazi salute while shouting Nazi slogans at faculty meeting days after synagogue shooting.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 27/01/2019 17:58
Jewish students tell Conn. school board they don’t feel safe

Jewish students tell Conn. school board they don’t feel safe

Dozens of Jewish students tell Connecticut school board they face regular anti-Semitic harassment, bullying.JTA, 15/11/2018 22:07
Connecticut candidate apologizes for ad against Jewish opponent

Connecticut candidate apologizes for ad against Jewish opponent

State Senate candidate in Connecticut issued flier featuring Jewish opponent holding $100 bills.JTA, 01/11/2018 17:16
White powder sent to Connecticut synagogue

White powder sent to Connecticut synagogue

FBI takes over investigation after unknown person sends letter with white powder to Middletown synagogue. Mayor: No danger to community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/09/2018 14:39
Swastikas discovered in Connecticut town

Swastikas discovered in Connecticut town

Swastikas discovered carved into picnic tables in town of Ridgefield, which has experienced similar incidents in the past.Elad Benari, 09/07/2018 03:05
Connecticut Catholic school apologizes for anti-Semitic taunts

Connecticut Catholic school apologizes for anti-Semitic taunts

School apologizes for anti-Semitic taunts against Jewish opponents during lacrosse state playoff game.JTA, 06/06/2018 20:05
New Connecticut law requires Holocaust ed in state high schools

New Connecticut law requires Holocaust ed in state high schools

Joins Kentucky, New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Florida, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and California requiring genocide education.JTA, 09/05/2018 00:46
Connecticut Chabad wins 10-year legal fight to open Chabad House

Connecticut Chabad wins 10-year legal fight to open Chabad House

Judge rules Chabad must be allowed to open center in historic district 10 years after plans to open center rejected,JTA, 06/11/2017 20:25
'Jews will burn' note on Connecticut sixth grader's locker

'Jews will burn' note on Connecticut sixth grader's locker

Note on middle school locker calling for burning of Jews follows several swastikas drawn on walls of same school in Middlebrook.JTA, 29/10/2017 15:28
Anti-Semitic graffiti painted on Connecticut school

Anti-Semitic graffiti painted on Connecticut school

Swastikas and graffiti, some of it anti-Semitic, painted on wall of a public high school in Stamford.Arutz Sheva Staff and JTA, 31/08/2017 02:07
60 headstones toppled at Connecticut Jewish cemetery

60 headstones toppled at Connecticut Jewish cemetery

Police say lack of anti-Semitic graffiti suggests vandalism was random, not anti-Semitic.JTA, 23/07/2017 15:15
Car thieves killed after crashing car into Connecticut Synagogue

Car thieves killed after crashing car into Connecticut Synagogue

Two men involved in a police chase killed after crashing a stolen car into a synagogue in Connecticut early Monday morning.Gary Willig, 02/01/2017 19:18
Bar Mitzvah gift: IDF receives Torah scroll from Connecticut

Bar Mitzvah gift: IDF receives Torah scroll from Connecticut

IDF receives Torah scroll from Connecticut in honor of boy's Bar Mitzvah.Yoni Kempinski, 23/12/2016 11:12
Man attacked with anti-Semitic slurs at US airport

Man attacked with anti-Semitic slurs at US airport

Jewish man wearing kippa at Connecticut airport threatened by men hurling anti-Semitic slurs, vulgar expletives.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/10/2016 22:12
Connecticut crash apparently a suicide

Connecticut crash apparently a suicide

Official says the small plane crash in Connecticut that killed one man appears to have been a suicide.Ben Ariel, 13/10/2016 04:29
Plane crash in Connecticut possibly intentional

Plane crash in Connecticut possibly intentional

A small plane crash in Connecticut is being investigated as a possible terror attack, as a survivor claims it was no accident.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2016 21:59
Connecticut man indicted for threat to kill Jews

Connecticut man indicted for threat to kill Jews

Connecticut man with a large stash of weapons in his home indicted on charges of threatening online to kill Jews.JTA, 29/07/2016 05:04
Depraved Academia: Connecticut College vs. Kent State

Depraved Academia: Connecticut College vs. Kent State

Connecticut College silences pro-Israel professor while Kent State tolerates Islamist professor. Noah Beck, 29/01/2016 15:16
The Pessin affair exposes Connecticut College anti-Semitism

The Pessin affair exposes Connecticut College anti-Semitism

The anti-Semites seem to have won this battle. Noah Beck, 24/01/2016 04:56
Rabbi Returns 98K in Cash Found in Old Desk

Rabbi Returns 98K in Cash Found in Old Desk

A New Haven rabbi found the money after buying the desk off of Craigslist; stresses the importance of being honest.Tova Dvorin, 11/11/2013 19:30
NRA Sparks Outrage Over Shooting Range App

NRA Sparks Outrage Over Shooting Range App

The National Rifle Association sparked outrage on Tuesday after releasing its own shooting range app for iPhones and iPads. Rachel Hirshfeld , 16/01/2013 02:45
Conn. Gun Group Holds Mock School Shooting

Conn. Gun Group Holds Mock School Shooting

A pro-gun organization in Connecticut held a simulated school shooting just 30 miles north of Newtown. Rachel Hirshfeld, 01/01/2013 19:33
Lawyer Seeks to Sue State Over Sandy Hook Massacre

Lawyer Seeks to Sue State Over Sandy Hook Massacre

A Connecticut lawyer is suing the state over Sandy Hook massacre, claiming his 6-year-old client was left with severe trauma. Rachel Hirshfeld , 01/01/2013 08:20
Remains of Newtown Killer Claimed for Burial

Remains of Newtown Killer Claimed for Burial

The body of the man who went on a shooting spree killing 27 people at the Sandy Hook Elementary school, has been claimed for burial. Rachel Hirshfeld , 01/01/2013 06:28
NRA Says 'No' to Greater Regulation of Firearms

NRA Says 'No' to Greater Regulation of Firearms

NRA rules out any support for greater regulation of firearms or ammunition magazines in the wake of the Sandy Hook school massacre.Elad Benari, 24/12/2012 05:12
Moment of Silence to Remember Sandy Hook Victims

Moment of Silence to Remember Sandy Hook Victims

U.S. tech leaders and celebrities call for an "Internet moment of silence" to remember the victims of last week's massacre.Elad Benari, 21/12/2012 06:46
Developing: Conn. School District on Lockdown

Developing: Conn. School District on Lockdown

Schools in Ridgefield, Conn., are on lockdown following reports of a "suspicious person" possibly armed with a rifle.Rachel Hirshfeld , 17/12/2012 17:31
Adam Lanza Formally Identified as Newtown Shooter

Adam Lanza Formally Identified as Newtown Shooter

Adam Lanza shot his mother "multiple times" before setting out on his rampage at the Sandy Hook Elementary School, police say.Elad Benari, 17/12/2012 02:15
Posner Family’s Rabbi: Hug Your Children

Posner Family’s Rabbi: Hug Your Children

“Hug your children. Don’t think life is somewhere over the rainbow,” said the rabbi of parents of massacre victim Noah Posner.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 16/12/2012 13:15
Mass Murderer of Children ‘Quiet and Odd’

Mass Murderer of Children ‘Quiet and Odd’

Americans are agonizing over the murder spree by Adam Lanza, who was known by school mates as intelligent – but strange.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 16/12/2012 08:05
Connecticut Victims Shot More Than Once

Connecticut Victims Shot More Than Once

The children who were massacred at the Sandy Hook Elementary School had been shot more than once, says chief medical examiner.Elad Benari, 16/12/2012 04:04
Netanyahu: The People of Israel Grieve with You

Netanyahu: The People of Israel Grieve with You

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu releases a special video message following the massacre in Newtown, Connecticut.Elad Benari, 16/12/2012 02:54
Iran: U.S. Massacre Just Like Killings in Syria

Iran: U.S. Massacre Just Like Killings in Syria

Tehran draws parallel between Newtown tragedy and child victims of armed actions in Iraq and Syria, where it is heavily involved itself.Gil Ronen, 15/12/2012 19:20
Noah Posner, 6-Year-Old Jewish Boy, among Victims

Noah Posner, 6-Year-Old Jewish Boy, among Victims

In condolence letter to U.S. President following the school massacre, Prime Minister hints at terrorism Israel has to deal with.Gil Ronen, 15/12/2012 17:59
27 Dead in Shooting at Connecticut School

27 Dead in Shooting at Connecticut School

At least 27 people, including 14 children, killed as gunman opens fire at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.Elad Benari, Canada, 14/12/2012 20:19
Fire Sets Historic Connecticut Synagogue Ablaze

Fire Sets Historic Connecticut Synagogue Ablaze

A fire seriously damaged a historic synagogue in Connecticut on Sunday morning. Rachel Hirshfeld , 16/10/2012 12:01
Lawsuit: Non-Jew Buried in Jewish Cemetery

Lawsuit: Non-Jew Buried in Jewish Cemetery

A Jewish woman is suing a local synagogue for allowing a non-Jewish woman to be buried in a Jewish cemetery. Rachel Hirshfeld , 16/05/2012 15:21
Mezuzah Ban Reversed

Mezuzah Ban Reversed

Connecticut condominium association reversed its decision to ban the display of mezuzahs; Jewish residents will not be forced to pay fine. Rachel Hirshfeld, 11/04/2012 13:23
Firming Up Trade with CT Firms

Firming Up Trade with CT Firms

A delegation of 18 Connecticut firm reps and a U.S. Congressman arrived in Israel to explore ways to strengthen trade ties with the Jewish State.Hana Levi Julian, 08/04/2010 12:09
Deadly Blast, Terror Ruled Out

Deadly Blast, Terror Ruled Out

A huge blast at a power plant under construction caused "mass casualties" in the northeastern US state of Connecticut. Terror was ruled out.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 07/02/2010 20:47