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US: 36-year-old accused of trying to blow up Jewish nursing home

36-year-old accused of trying to blow up Jewish nursing home in Massachusetts.

US: 36-year-old accused of trying to blow up Jewish nursing home

'Anti-Semitism and racism remain part of our community'

Police investigate reports of threats against Jewish students at Massachusetts middle school.

'Anti-Semitism and racism remain part of our community'

Massachusetts college vandalized with swastikas

Smith College, located 100 miles west of Boston, vandalized with rash of swastikas. Police investigating.

Massachusetts college vandalized with swastikas

Middle school students accused of anti-Semitic activity online

Suburban Boston students accused of ‘anti-Semitic social media activity.’

Middle school students accused of anti-Semitic activity online

Swastikas at Massachusetts synagogue

White supremacist graffiti drawn on Israeli flag outside synagogue in Falmouth, Massachusetts.

Swastikas at Massachusetts synagogue

Anti-Semitic graffiti discovered at historic Massachusetts park

Graffiti calling for violence against Jews, mocking Anne Frank, and endorsing Hitler for president found at historic Massachusetts park.

Anti-Semitic graffiti discovered at historic Massachusetts park

Israeli woman chases down flasher in Massachusetts

Flasher in Massachusetts 'picks the wrong victim', is chased down by female IDF veteran.

Israeli woman chases down flasher in Massachusetts

Watch: Fisherman drags shark back into ocean

Fisherman at Martha's Vineyard stuns onlookers when he reels in a large shark - before casually returning it to the water.

Watch: Fisherman drags shark back into ocean

Anti-Semitic fliers posted at Massachusetts synagogue

Fliers referring to the Holocaust as "Fake News" posted at synagogue in Marblehead on the North Shore of Massachusetts.

Anti-Semitic fliers posted at Massachusetts synagogue

Hundreds rally in protest of anti-Semitism

Boston area rallies after Chabad rabbis are targeted with anti-Semitic slurs on Shabbat.

Hundreds rally in protest of anti-Semitism

Williams College grants pro-Israel group official status

Williams College administration bypasses students’ refusal to register pro-Israel group.

Williams College grants pro-Israel group official status

Was the Chabad house fire a hate crime?

Fire at Chabad center in suburban Boston investigated as possible hate crime, police ask public to help identify person caught on camera.

Was the Chabad house fire a hate crime?

Williams Coll. pres. slams student rejection of pro-Israel group

President of Williams College criticizes a decision by the student council not to recognize a pro-Israel campus group. 'Disappointed.'

Williams Coll. pres. slams student rejection of pro-Israel group

Massachusetts: Cemetery vandalism worse than initially thought

Anti-Semitic vandalism at Massachusetts Jewish cemetery nearly double initial estimates, police find.

Massachusetts: Cemetery vandalism worse than initially thought

30 gravestones desecrated at Massachusetts Jewish cemetery

Swastikas and anti-Semitic epithets drawn on 30 Jews gravestones at Hebrew Cemetery in Fall River, Massachusetts.

30 gravestones desecrated at Massachusetts Jewish cemetery

Massachusetts fliers accuse Jews of spreading 'degeneracy'

Anti-Semitic fliers in Newton, Massachusetts show devil-horned Jewish caricature, accuses Jews of pushing 'pornography and degeneracy'.

Massachusetts fliers accuse Jews of spreading 'degeneracy'

UMass student asked to remove sign cursing Nazis

Student asked to remove sign from her dorm window cursing Nazis over 'issues of inclusion.' University later backtracks on request.

UMass student asked to remove sign cursing Nazis

MA man faces hate crimes charges for assaulting Jewish woman

Resident of Cambridge, Massachusetts faces hate crime charges for assault of elderly Jewish woman.

MA man faces hate crimes charges for assaulting Jewish woman

Jewish groups offer aid to victims of Boston-area gas explosions

Groups offer help to synagogues affected by Boston-area gas explosions.

Jewish groups offer aid to victims of Boston-area gas explosions

Episcopal bishop apologizes for false stories about Israel

Episcopal Church apologizes after Massachusetts clergyman shares fake stories about Israeli atrocities.

Episcopal bishop apologizes for false stories about Israel

Mass.: Town board orders kosher restaurant to find new manager

Boston-area kosher restaurant can remain open despite charges against co-owner, town board says.

Mass.: Town board orders kosher restaurant to find new manager

Boston’s oldest Jewish cemetery to become immigrant center

Ohabei Shalom's burial chapel concerted into immigration center.

Boston’s oldest Jewish cemetery to become immigrant center

Man arrested in repeated vandalism of Sharon, Mass. eruv

Police arrest 28-year-old suspect believed to have repeatedly vandalized community religious boundary.

Man arrested in repeated vandalism of Sharon, Mass. eruv

Anti-Semitic incident at Massachusetts college investigated

Campus police at Hampshire College investigating an incident of harassment against a Jewish student.

Anti-Semitic incident at Massachusetts college investigated

Massachusetts teen arrested over theft of Holocaust memorial

19-year-old arrested in connection with the theft of part of a Holocaust memorial sculpture from a cemetery in Milton, Massachusetts.

Massachusetts teen arrested over theft of Holocaust memorial

U.S. states vow to defend immigrant program

Several U.S. states say they will file a lawsuit against Trump’s decision to end program that protects illegal immigrants from deportation.

U.S. states vow to defend immigrant program

Three teens identified in Boston-area Jewish cemetery vandalism

Footprint leads police to teenage suspects in toppling of gravestones at 158 year old Jewish cemetery.

Three teens identified in Boston-area Jewish cemetery vandalism

Headstones toppled at Boston-area Jewish cemetery

Vandals top six headstones at Netherlands Cemetery in Melrose.

Headstones toppled at Boston-area Jewish cemetery

Anti-Semitic graffiti spray painted on Massachusetts harbor wall

'End the Jew' spray painted on near Marblehead, Massachusetts harbor.

Anti-Semitic graffiti spray painted on Massachusetts harbor wall

Massachusetts Democrats reject anti-settlement resolution

Massachusetts Democratic Party rejects attempt to amend platform to single out 'settlements' as the obstacle to Middle East peace.

Massachusetts Democrats reject anti-settlement resolution

3 deaths in Massachusetts as SUV plows into crowd

Suspected accident causes 3 fatalities, multiple injuries in town north of Boston.

3 deaths in Massachusetts as SUV plows into crowd

Watch: Amazing rescue from burning apartment

Firefighters in Brockton, Massachusetts risked their lives to save Paul Mulloy, 82 - and everything is documented on video.

Watch: Amazing rescue from burning apartmentplayer

Conflict of interest in Massachusetts governor's Israel trip?

Critics charge that a trip to Israel by Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker poses a conflict of interest.

Conflict of interest in Massachusetts governor's Israel trip?

Israeli Americans air anti-Semitism concerns

Jewish and Israeli residents meet the mayor of Newton, Massachusetts, to express their concern about anti-Semitic incidents.

Israeli Americans in Boston suburb air anti-Semitism concerns

Boston suburb residents voice anti-Semitism fears

Newton residents accuse education officials after several anti-Semitic incidents in schools go unreported.

Boston suburb residents voice anti-Semitism concerns to mayor

Israeli firms made $9.3 billion for Massachusetts

Study finds companies founded by Israelis spurring significant economic growth in the state, outpacing overall state economy.

Israeli-founded companies brought $9.3 billion to Massachusetts

Son of American Officer Arrested in Terror Plot

Son of an American police officer charged in connection with an alleged terror plot after receiving weapons from an FBI informant.

Son of American Police Officer Arrested in Alleged Terror Plot

Patient Isolated over Ebola Fears in Boston

Person suffering Ebola symptoms who recently was in an infected area put in isolation and given tests; possibly first Massachusetts case.

Patient Isolated over Ebola Fears in Boston

Report Reveals US Schools Whitewashing Hamas, PA

Parents group demands answers after report shows Newton, MA public schools alter Hamas and PA charters, accept Israel's destruction.

Report Reveals US Schools Whitewashing Hamas, PA

Dead Boston Bomber Participated in Triple Murder

Tamerlan Tsarnaev named in court papers as a participant in the 2011 murders of two Jews in Waltham, MA.

Dead Boston Bomber Participated in Triple 2011 Murder