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Jewish community 'not safe' from Ohio man who threatened JCC

Jewish community 'not safe' from Ohio man who threatened JCC

Judge rules man who threatened Youngstown Jewish Community Center online should remain in prison.Marcy Oster/JTA, 30/10/2019 17:40
Man arrested for threatening Ohio JCC pleads not guilty

Man arrested for threatening Ohio JCC pleads not guilty

20-year-old arrested for making threats towards Jewish community center in Ohio appears in court, pleads not guilty.Ben Ariel, 20/08/2019 00:14
Ohio man arrested for online threat against Youngstown JCC

Ohio man arrested for online threat against Youngstown JCC

Search reveals assault weapons, ammunition, and anti-Semitic propaganda in suspect's home.Marcy Oster, JTA, 18/08/2019 18:34
Wisconsin man sentenced to prison for threatening JCC

Wisconsin man sentenced to prison for threatening JCC

33-year-old Wisconsin man sent to three years in prison for writing threatening letters to Jewish Community Center in Whitefish Bay.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 01/03/2019 22:09
Hacker behind US bomb threats convicted

Hacker behind US bomb threats convicted

Youth from Ashkelon threatened long list of US institutions, including many Jewish ones. Sentence to be given at later date.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/06/2018 11:14
World’s northernmost JCC opens in Russian Arctic city

World’s northernmost JCC opens in Russian Arctic city

Russian city of Arkhangelsk, where sun currently shines 21 hours a day, opens synagogue at cost of $3 million.JTA, 26/06/2018 20:39
JCC bomb threat suspect threatens Israeli schools from prison

JCC bomb threat suspect threatens Israeli schools from prison

Man behind hundreds of bomb threats to Jewish institutions around the world accused of threatening 100 schools in Tel Aviv, Kfar Saba.JTA, 30/04/2018 19:28
Ex-journalist gets 5 years over JCC bomb threats

Ex-journalist gets 5 years over JCC bomb threats

Juan Thomson sentenced to 5 years in prison after he pleads guilty to threatening dozens of Jewish institutions and cyber stalking.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/12/2017 23:16
Teen who threatened JCCs sold his bomb threat services

Teen who threatened JCCs sold his bomb threat services

Teen behind hundreds of bomb threats to Jewish institutions sold bomb threats on deep web, FBI alleges.JTA, 08/08/2017 22:07
Man behind 8 bomb threats against JCCs to plead guilty

Man behind 8 bomb threats against JCCs to plead guilty

St. Louis man who attempted to frame ex-girlfriend for bomb threats changes plea on cyberstalking charge to guilty.JTA, 07/06/2017 17:27
Teen suspect in bomb threats has made 5 suicide attempts

Teen suspect in bomb threats has made 5 suicide attempts

Attorney for Israeli-American teenager accused of making threats against Jewish targets in the US says client has made 5 suicide attempts.JTA, 18/05/2017 15:22
AJC calls on Israel to deport JCC bomb suspect to US

AJC calls on Israel to deport JCC bomb suspect to US

The American Jewish Congress calls on Israel to extradite teenager suspected of threatening JCCs around the world for trial in US.Yoel Domb, 26/04/2017 18:10
Report: Israel refuses to extradite JCC bomb suspect to US

Report: Israel refuses to extradite JCC bomb suspect to US

Israel reportedly refuses US request to extradite 18 year old suspect in wave of bomb threats against Jewish institutions.JTA, 23/04/2017 20:57
Israel extends arrest of teenager suspected in JCC bomb threats

Israel extends arrest of teenager suspected in JCC bomb threats

Israeli court extends arrest of an Israeli-American teenager accused of making dozens of anti-Semitic bomb threats in the US and elsewhere.AFP, 20/04/2017 14:07
Anti-Jewish graffiti at DC Jewish center on first day of Pesach

Anti-Jewish graffiti at DC Jewish center on first day of Pesach

JCC, church in DC area hit with swastikas, anti-Semitic graffiti on first day of Jewish festival of freedom.JTA, 12/04/2017 16:22
'Bomb threat suspect didn't know what he was doing'

'Bomb threat suspect didn't know what he was doing'

Mother of teenage suspect in waves of bomb threats against US Jewish institutions says son suffers from autism, brain tumor.JTA, 02/04/2017 19:26
No bail for St. Louis man accused of bomb threats against JCCs

No bail for St. Louis man accused of bomb threats against JCCs

Leftist journalist accused of carrying out at least 8 bomb threats against Jewish institutions does not request bail.JTA, 30/03/2017 17:00
What if the US had a French president?

What if the US had a French president?

How would a French president react to the recent spate of anti-Semitic incidents in the US?Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 28/03/2017 06:49
'Trump was right on anti-Semitic threats'

'Trump was right on anti-Semitic threats'

White House says Trump was right not to jump to conclusions about anti-Semitic threats to JCCs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/03/2017 05:14
Bomb threat at Texas JCC

Bomb threat at Texas JCC

Dallas JCC evacuated due to bomb threat received after US-Israeli suspect in mass bomb threats arrested.JTA, 26/03/2017 18:56
Jewish bomb threat suspect undermines narrative on anti-Semitism

Jewish bomb threat suspect undermines narrative on anti-Semitism

The arrest of an Israeli for JCC bomb threats shows the need to be cautious when analyzing hateful acts. Opinion.Ben Sales, 24/03/2017 08:16
Church puts up banners in support of JCCs

Church puts up banners in support of JCCs

Connecticut church shows support for threatened local Jewish institutions.JTA, 22/03/2017 14:34
Evangelical groups pledge $100,000 to secure Birmingham JCC

Evangelical groups pledge $100,000 to secure Birmingham JCC

After repeated bomb threats, several Evangelical ministries in Alabama said they plan to help cover additional security at the local JCC.JTA, 17/03/2017 07:23
JCC executives 'frustrated' with bomb threats probe

JCC executives 'frustrated' with bomb threats probe

Executives from JCCs write Attorney General Sessions, express frustration with efforts to combat rash of bomb threats.Ben Ariel, 09/03/2017 03:14
Two Jewish centers in Canada receive threats

Two Jewish centers in Canada receive threats

Jewish centers in Toronto and London receive bomb threats.Elad Benari, 08/03/2017 01:13
Multiple JCCs, Jewish schools, hit in sixth wave of bomb threats

Multiple JCCs, Jewish schools, hit in sixth wave of bomb threats

Bomb threats continue after man arrested for using threats to frame ex-girlfriend.JTA, 07/03/2017 18:18
Rochester JCC evacuated after bomb threat

Rochester JCC evacuated after bomb threat

Bomb threat against JCC in Rochester, NY 1 week after headstones toppled in city.JTA, 07/03/2017 15:39
Arrest made in JCC bomb threats

Arrest made in JCC bomb threats

FBI makes at least one arrest in New York in connection with bomb threats against Jewish institutions.Elad Benari, Canada, 03/03/2017 20:10
Schumer urges FCC to assist in JCC threats probe

Schumer urges FCC to assist in JCC threats probe

Senator Charles Schumer urges FCC to provide Jewish institutions with caller information to help solve bomb threats.Ben Ariel, 02/03/2017 05:46
Nashville JCC makes plan to deal with bomb threats

Nashville JCC makes plan to deal with bomb threats

JCCs threatened three times start stockpiling blankets, formula, and diapers.JTA, 01/03/2017 07:07
Trump: JCC threats could be attempt 'to make others look bad'

Trump: JCC threats could be attempt 'to make others look bad'

Attorneys general who met Trump claim he suggested spate of bomb threats against JCCs may have been manufactured for political reasons.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/03/2017 00:06
Sessions: Bomb threats against Jews 'very serious'

Sessions: Bomb threats against Jews 'very serious'

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions condemns recent bomb threats against Jewish groups.Elad Benari, 28/02/2017 02:05
Delaware JCC forced to evacuate three times in two months

Delaware JCC forced to evacuate three times in two months

Ten JCCs evacuated in 5th mass bomb threat in two months. Several JCCs evacuated multiple times.Arutz Sheva Staff - JTA, 27/02/2017 18:26
Bomb threat forces evacuation of New Orleans JCC

Bomb threat forces evacuation of New Orleans JCC

Bomb threat forces evacuation of the New Orleans Jewish Community Center.JTA, 24/02/2017 03:01
Congress urges feds to probe JCC bomb threats with ‘urgency’

Congress urges feds to probe JCC bomb threats with ‘urgency’

More than 150 members of Congress sign a letter urging federal officials to investigate wave of bomb threats on JCCs around the US.JTA, 23/02/2017 11:49
JCC near San Diego evacuated after emailed bomb threat

JCC near San Diego evacuated after emailed bomb threat

San Diego-area JCC evacuated after receiving a bomb threat in an email.JTA, 23/02/2017 04:00
First Jewish preschool in Krakow since Holocaust

First Jewish preschool in Krakow since Holocaust

Krakow JCC receives grant to create Jewish nursery school.JTA, 22/02/2017 10:27
Muslim group offers reward for information on JCC bomb threats

Muslim group offers reward for information on JCC bomb threats

CAIR offers $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of persons who made false bomb threats to Jewish community centers.JTA, 22/02/2017 05:28
Wiesenthal Center calls for task force on JCC bomb threats

Wiesenthal Center calls for task force on JCC bomb threats

Simon Wiesenthal Center urges Attorney General to set up task force to catch callers who made false bomb threats to JCCs.JTA, 22/02/2017 04:25
White House: Hate violence is 'unacceptable'

White House: Hate violence is 'unacceptable'

White House denounces spate of bomb threats against Jewish community centers.Ben Ariel, 21/02/2017 04:27
10 JCCs in US targeted in 4th wave of bomb threats

10 JCCs in US targeted in 4th wave of bomb threats

4th time in 5 weeks at least 10 US JCCs receive bomb threats on same day.JTA, 20/02/2017 21:19
JCC bomb threat probe hindered by tech disguises

JCC bomb threat probe hindered by tech disguises

How do you catch the culprit when a person calls a Jewish institution, makes a bomb threat and hangs up?Ben Sales, 02/02/2017 04:54
11 JCCs in US targeted in third wave of bomb threats

11 JCCs in US targeted in third wave of bomb threats

At least 11 Jewish Community Centers across US receive bomb threats in third wave of bomb threats this month.JTA , 31/01/2017 20:22
FBI investigating JCC bomb threats as hate crime

FBI investigating JCC bomb threats as hate crime

FBI briefs Jewish community leaders, says it is investigating recent rash of bomb threats to Jewish community centers as a hate crime.Ben Ariel and JTA, 27/01/2017 05:07
FBI to probe bomb threats against JCCs

FBI to probe bomb threats against JCCs

FBI opens probe following second wave of false telephone bomb threats against JCCs across the United States.Ben Ariel, 19/01/2017 02:07
Bomb threat at Staten Island JCC investigated as hate crime

Bomb threat at Staten Island JCC investigated as hate crime

A swastika and the word "bomb" were found drawn inside the Jewish Community Center of Staten Island.JTA, 13/01/2017 04:00
After day of 16 bomb threats, FBI to coordinate with JCCs

After day of 16 bomb threats, FBI to coordinate with JCCs

FBI and Department of Homeland Security to assist US JCCs after sixteen centers receive bomb threats in one day.JTA, 10/01/2017 21:31
JCCs lauded for their actions following bomb threats

JCCs lauded for their actions following bomb threats

JCC Association of North America applauds community centers around the country for their responses to bomb threats.Ben Ariel and JTA, 10/01/2017 04:34
Miami JCCs evacuated after bomb threats

Miami JCCs evacuated after bomb threats

2 Miami JCCs evacuated after receiving bomb threats. Hundreds of children among the evacuees.Gary Willig, 09/01/2017 19:15
American-style JCC opens in Kiev

American-style JCC opens in Kiev

Ukrainian capital opens its first American-style Jewish community center.JTA, 02/11/2016 04:40
Arizona Muslim admits to targeting JCC

Arizona Muslim admits to targeting JCC

'American jihadist' pleads guilty to targeting Jewish center, government buildings in planned terror attack.JTA, 11/10/2016 11:48
There’s a JCC in Turkey?

There’s a JCC in Turkey?

Amid rising assimilation, Turkey's ancient, tiny Jewish community sees its Jewish Community Center as part of the solution.Maayan Jaffe/JNS, 10/11/2015 16:20
New York Kicks Off Israel 66th Birthday Bash

New York Kicks Off Israel 66th Birthday Bash

New Yorkers celebrate the rich and complex culture, history, and people of Israel.Arutz Sheva, 04/05/2014 21:30
Siddur Issued for Jewish Soldiers in US Military

Siddur Issued for Jewish Soldiers in US Military

Landmark siddur unifies Jewish leaders from different streams, has foreword by Obama. First of its kind since World War II.Tova Dvorin, 04/04/2014 15:16
NYC Protest against Jewish Appeasers

NYC Protest against Jewish Appeasers

In picket outside 92nd Street Y, AFSI and JCC Watch say Jewish philanthropists are sponsoring anti-Israel lectures.Eliran Aharon, New York, 12/07/2013 11:49
Bomb Threat Forces Evacuation of San Francisco JCC

Bomb Threat Forces Evacuation of San Francisco JCC

The Jewish Community Center of San Francisco was evacuated Wednesday afternoon after it had received a bomb threat, police announced. Rachel Hirshfeld , 30/11/2012 03:12
Maccabi Games Kick off with 'Minute for Munich'

Maccabi Games Kick off with 'Minute for Munich'

The 2012 JCC Maccabi Games kicked off Sunday night in Rockland County, N.Y., in the largest organized sports event for Jewish teens. Rachel Hirshfeld , 13/08/2012 13:25