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Man threatening to 'kill Jews with my AR-15' during Rosh Hashanah arrested in Maine

Man threatening to 'kill Jews with my AR-15' during Rosh Hashanah arrested in Maine

24-year old Buxton, Maine resident faces up to five years in prison for threatening to kill Jews during the High Holy Days.Dan Verbin, 14/09/2021 16:57
Maine lawmakers release letter denouncing anti-Semitism

Maine lawmakers release letter denouncing anti-Semitism

Letter comes after a state representative is accused of speaking at an event blamed for spreading anti-Semitic conspiracy theories.Dan Verbin, 18/08/2021 15:53
Maine college defaced with anti-Israel hate graffiti

Maine college defaced with anti-Israel hate graffiti

Graffiti and flyers being treated as potential hate crime triggering state investigation.Dan Verbin, 12/05/2021 21:51
Swastika spray-painted outside synagogue in Maine

Swastika spray-painted outside synagogue in Maine

Police investigating after teenagers draw swastika outside Congregation Beth Israel in Bangor, Maine, which was founded in 1888.Marcy Oster/JTA, 30/06/2020 20:32
Camp to parents: 'No matter what procedures we put in place, there are no guarantees'

Camp to parents: 'No matter what procedures we put in place, there are no guarantees'

A Jewish camp in Maine is actually opening. Here’s how it plans to keep COVID-19 away.Ben Sales, JTA, 19/05/2020 07:53
Lawsuit: Maine State Police illegally gathered data about Seeds of Peace camp employees

Lawsuit: Maine State Police illegally gathered data about Seeds of Peace camp employees

International camp for Jewish Israeli and Arab teens sues Maine State Police, claiming data illegally gathered on camp employees.Marcy Oster, JTA, 17/05/2020 21:48
Historic Maine synagogue to be turned into high-end apartments

Historic Maine synagogue to be turned into high-end apartments

Communities bid farewell to two historic synagogues sold to developers planning to raze them, build high-end apartments.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2017 11:56
Sanders defeats Clinton in Maine

Sanders defeats Clinton in Maine

Bernie Sanders declared the winner of the Maine Democratic caucuses, but Clinton still has more delegates.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/03/2016 04:16
High School Team Under Fire Over Nazi Salute

High School Team Under Fire Over Nazi Salute

Members of a Maine high school girls' basketball team have been disciplined after a Nazi salute picture surfaced online. Rachel Hirshfeld , 08/02/2013 01:12
Maine Governor Apologizes for 'Gestapo' Remarks

Maine Governor Apologizes for 'Gestapo' Remarks

Gov. Paul LePage apologized Friday for comparing the IRS to the Nazi Gestapo, while speaking about the the Supreme Court's healthcare rulingRachel Hirshfeld, 15/07/2012 10:23