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One dead, four wounded in shooting in Texas

One dead, four wounded in shooting in Texas

One person killed and at least four wounded in a shooting at an industrial park in Bryan, Texas. One person taken into custody.Ben Ariel, 09/04/2021 01:40
Texas: Woman arrested after not wearing mask at bank

Texas: Woman arrested after not wearing mask at bank

Woman arrested after not wearing mask at a Galveston bank despite Texas governor's lifting of mask mandate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/03/2021 10:58
Biden: Last thing we need is Neanderthal thinking

Biden: Last thing we need is Neanderthal thinking

Biden rips Governors of Texas and Mississippi for deciding to lift their states’ mask mandates and restrictions on businesses.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/03/2021 02:58
Texas lifts mask mandate, permits reopening of businesses

Texas lifts mask mandate, permits reopening of businesses

Mississippi also lifts its mask mandate, except for K-12 schools.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/03/2021 03:05
Houston Jewish community pulls together to save COVID vaccines

Houston Jewish community pulls together to save COVID vaccines

World Bnei Akiva emissaries working in Houston join with local Jewish community to organize mass vaccine campaign after freezers fail.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/02/2021 11:43
Texas Congressman dies after contracting COVID-19

Texas Congressman dies after contracting COVID-19

Rep. Ron Wright tested positive for COVID-19 on January 21 and had been hospitalized in recent days.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/02/2021 02:01
17-year-old Texas girl smells smoke, saves sick family

17-year-old Texas girl smells smoke, saves sick family

Binaca Rivera was the only one of her family not deprived of the sense of smell by COVID-19. It came in handy.Shlomo Witty, 17/01/2021 19:05
Veterans Affairs removes headstones with swastikas at Texas cemetery

Veterans Affairs removes headstones with swastikas at Texas cemetery

Headstones for German prisoners of war which included swastikas, references to 'the Fuhrer' removed from Texas VA cemetery.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 25/12/2020 07:18
Trump seeks to join Texas bid to invalidate millions of votes

Trump seeks to join Texas bid to invalidate millions of votes

Trump asks to intervene in Texas' lawsuit which seeks to invalidate millions of votes in four battleground states.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2020 00:28
Alan Dershowitz: Texas' attempt to sue other states over election results 'won't succeed'

Alan Dershowitz: Texas' attempt to sue other states over election results 'won't succeed'

"A+ for creativity," says prominent law professor, "but very doubtful that it will work."Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/12/2020 10:40
Texas sues states Biden won in Supreme Court

Texas sues states Biden won in Supreme Court

Texas says Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin unconstitutionally changed their voting procedures. SCOTUS agrees to hear case.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/12/2020 06:26
Trump projected to win Texas

Trump projected to win Texas

President Trump now projected to win Texas' 38 electoral votes, even as Biden cuts Trump's 2016 margin.David Rosenberg, 04/11/2020 07:12
Texas man charged for threatening students during 'Zoom-bomb'

Texas man charged for threatening students during 'Zoom-bomb'

19-year-old Texas man facing charges of threatening an attack on University of Houston after "Zoom-bombed" online class and praising ISIS.Elad Benari, 09/09/2020 06:35
Texas: Harris County  prosecutor resigns after sharing political Facebook post

Texas: Harris County prosecutor resigns after sharing political Facebook post

Texas prosecutor resigns over sharing Facebook post comparing Black Lives Matter to the Nazis.Marcy Oster, JTA, 01/07/2020 08:48
Shooting attack at Texas Navy base investigated as terrorism

Shooting attack at Texas Navy base investigated as terrorism

Suspect attempt to rush security gate at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi with a vehicle, before opening fire and injuring one person.Ben Ariel, 22/05/2020 00:33
New cases of coronavirus reported in Texas and Washington

New cases of coronavirus reported in Texas and Washington

President Donald Trump says his country is dealing with the coronavirus outbreak better than all other countries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/03/2020 00:59
Texas Jewish school wins state basketball championship

Texas Jewish school wins state basketball championship

Yavneh Academy of Dallas becomes first Jewish school to win a state champiomship in Texas history.Marcy Oster/JTA, 01/03/2020 20:58
Governor Abbott: 'Anybody who is an enemy of Israel is an enemy of Texas'

Governor Abbott: 'Anybody who is an enemy of Israel is an enemy of Texas'

Texas Governor honored at Friends of Zion event in Jerusalem, receives 'Friends of Zion Award' for support of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/01/2020 10:48
Shooting at Texas church: 2 dead, 1 critically injured

Shooting at Texas church: 2 dead, 1 critically injured

The shooting ended quickly as a man pulled out his gun and shot the perp. A new Texas law allowing guns in churches passed only months ago.Sara Rubenstein, 29/12/2019 22:08
Texas Rep remembers Maccabees 'but Jews not on their own today'

Texas Rep remembers Maccabees 'but Jews not on their own today'

Rep Crenshaw: 'Together we are united against evil of anti-Semitism. We must stand united because scourge of anti-Semitism has not ended."Mordechai Sones, 23/12/2019 22:44
No Jews left to mourn as historic Texas synagogue burns

No Jews left to mourn as historic Texas synagogue burns

Temple Beth Israel of Breckenridge, closed since 1974, burns down decades after last Jew moved away from the town.Marcy Oster/JTA, 27/11/2019 21:47
Beto O'Rourke drops out of 2020 presidential race

Beto O'Rourke drops out of 2020 presidential race

Once considered a rising star in the Democratic party, former Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke saw his campaign peter out., 02/11/2019 17:51
At least 2 dead in Texas mass shooting

At least 2 dead in Texas mass shooting

Over a dozen shot overnight at Homecoming party for Texas A&M University.Gary Willig, 27/10/2019 10:41
Tornadoes damage Dallas Jewish federation and JCC buildings

Tornadoes damage Dallas Jewish federation and JCC buildings

Nine tornadoes caused considerable damage in North Texas, including at the Jewish federation and JCC buildings in Dallas.Marcy Oster, JTA, 23/10/2019 21:58
Mother handed six years in prison for medically abusing son

Mother handed six years in prison for medically abusing son

Texas mother pleads guilty to insisting on over 320 superfluous hospitalizations and 13 unnecessary surgeries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/10/2019 00:03
Suspected El Paso shooter pleads not guilty

Suspected El Paso shooter pleads not guilty

Patrick Crusius pleads not guilty to carrying out mass shooting at Walmart in El Paso, Texas.Ben Ariel, 11/10/2019 05:07
Jewish death row inmate wins stay of execution

Jewish death row inmate wins stay of execution

Texas death row inmate who accused his judge of anti-Semitism wins stay of execution.Marcy Oster, JTA, 06/10/2019 17:53
Jewish death row inmate appeals to Supreme Court

Jewish death row inmate appeals to Supreme Court

Randy Halprin, who says his judge was anti-Semitic, appeals to Supreme Court.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 05/10/2019 23:46
Texas university briefly on lockdown due to nearby shooting

Texas university briefly on lockdown due to nearby shooting

Baylor University in Texas, briefly goes on lockdown after shooting reported near campus. Incident not related to the university.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/10/2019 06:37
Calls to halt execution of man sentenced by 'anti-Semitic' judge

Calls to halt execution of man sentenced by 'anti-Semitic' judge

Jewish inmate claims Texas judge who sentenced him was biased by his anti-Semitism, and used anti-Jewish epithets.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 06/09/2019 07:45
Watch: 'Surreal' video captures gunfire in Odessa, Texas

Watch: 'Surreal' video captures gunfire in Odessa, Texas

CNN speaks with witness who captured footage of shooter as police arrive at the scene.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/09/2019 13:17
Shooting in Western Texas

Shooting in Western Texas

5 killed and nearly 20 wounded. Odessa Police: "At the moment, investigators believe there was one shooter involved"Arutz Sheva, 01/09/2019 04:01
El Paso shooter confessed to targeting Mexicans

El Paso shooter confessed to targeting Mexicans

Officials say Patrick Crusius told authorities he was targeting “Mexicans” and confessed to carrying out shooting rampage at Walmart store.Ben Ariel, Canada, 09/08/2019 22:23
Rabbis call for 'renewed culture of life' after mass shootings

Rabbis call for 'renewed culture of life' after mass shootings

"Several generations of values-free education has produced too many values-free children, in which life itself has little value or meaning."Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/08/2019 16:31
Outrage over photo of black man led by rope down Texas street

Outrage over photo of black man led by rope down Texas street

'Looks like something straight out of the 1800s.' Police Texas apologize after mounted officers lead mentally ill man down street by a rope.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/08/2019 11:29
Trump speaks on Texas, Ohio mass shootings

Trump speaks on Texas, Ohio mass shootings

President Trump delivers remarks from White House Diplomatic Reception Room, addresses shootings.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/08/2019 17:45
Texas suspect 'wanted to shoot as many Mexicans as possible'

Texas suspect 'wanted to shoot as many Mexicans as possible'

20 murdered, 26 wounded in El Paso shooting. Suspect identified as Patrick Crucius, 21, of Allen, Texas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/08/2019 09:20
Police: El Paso shooting could be a 'hate crime'

Police: El Paso shooting could be a 'hate crime'

El Paso police investigating manifesto that indicates shooting at Walmart could be a hate crime.Ben Ariel, 04/08/2019 05:04
Texas: 19 victims killed in Walmart, suspect in custody

Texas: 19 victims killed in Walmart, suspect in custody

A shooting in an El Paso Walmart leaves 19 dead, 40 injured. One suspect is in police custody.Sara Rubenstein, 04/08/2019 00:59
Jewish death row inmate’s appeal claims judge was anti-Semitic

Jewish death row inmate’s appeal claims judge was anti-Semitic

Jewish death row inmate in Texas files appeal alleging that the judge in his case was anti-Semitic and racist.Marcy Oster/JTA, 12/06/2019 20:56
Texas Governor signs amendment to anti-BDS law

Texas Governor signs amendment to anti-BDS law

Texas Governor signs legislation that limits the scope of a law banning the state from doing business with Israel boycotters.Elad Benari, 13/05/2019 03:06
Federal judge issues injunction against Texas' anti-BDS law

Federal judge issues injunction against Texas' anti-BDS law

Court issues temporary injunction against Texas law barring state from doing business with contractors who boycott Israel.Marcy Oster, JTA, 29/04/2019 12:20
Texas divests $72 million from company boycotting Israel

Texas divests $72 million from company boycotting Israel

State agencies in Texas begin divesting $72 million in stocks in company which boycotts Israel.Marcy Oster, JTA, 17/04/2019 09:10
Texas to amend anti-BDS law

Texas to amend anti-BDS law

Texas lawmakers amending law banning business with Israel boycotters.Elad Benari, 12/04/2019 06:08
Texas boycotts Airbnb

Texas boycotts Airbnb

State of Texas includes Airbnb on list of sanctioned companies over its delisting of Jewish homes in Judea and Samaria.Tal Polon, 03/03/2019 10:02
Leftists crash Chabad event featuring ex-IDF soldier

Leftists crash Chabad event featuring ex-IDF soldier

Anti-Israel Jewish group protests Shabbat speech by former IDF solder at Chabad of University of Texas at Austin.Marcy Oster, JTA, 26/02/2019 07:40
Congressman trying to nix Democrat's Palestinian Authority visit

Congressman trying to nix Democrat's Palestinian Authority visit

Republican congressman from Texas pressing Democratic leaders to block Arab-American congresswoman from holding anti-AIPAC trip to PA.Marcy Oster, JTA, 22/01/2019 07:47
‘Fake News’ sign planted towards San Antonio Holocaust museum

‘Fake News’ sign planted towards San Antonio Holocaust museum

Sign reading 'Fake News' pointed towards Holocaust museum in San Antonio, Texas.Marcy Oster, JTA, 20/12/2018 21:16
ACLU sues Texas over anti-boycott law meant to protect Israel

ACLU sues Texas over anti-boycott law meant to protect Israel

ACLU: 'Whatever you think about boycotts of Israel, political boycotts are a legitimate form of nonviolent protest.'Sam Sokol, JTA, 19/12/2018 19:14
Texas teacher’s suit challenges law against Israel boycotts

Texas teacher’s suit challenges law against Israel boycotts

Austin teacher sues public school district after being let go for refusing to sign agreement she 'does not' and 'will not' boycott Israel.Marcy Oster - JTA, 18/12/2018 17:25
Texas teacher sues over anti-BDS law

Texas teacher sues over anti-BDS law

Speech pathologist in Austin sues local school district for being fired after refusing to sign agreement that she won't boycott Israel.Elad Benari, 18/12/2018 03:40
Jewish food truck in Texas vandalized in anti-Semitic attack

Jewish food truck in Texas vandalized in anti-Semitic attack

Food truck serving kosher-style meals in Austin vandalized, prompting crowdfunding campaign to help owner restore business.JTA, 08/11/2018 15:55
Ted Cruz's fair fight

Ted Cruz's fair fight

What Ted Cruz narrowly beating Beto O'Rourke reveals about Texas.NPR, 08/11/2018 13:15
Headstones toppled at Jewish cemetery in Texas

Headstones toppled at Jewish cemetery in Texas

Headstones pushed over at Hebrew Rest Cemetery, more than 100 years old, in Texas port city of Orange.JTA, 30/10/2018 15:56
Texas school demands mother prove daughter is Jewish for absence

Texas school demands mother prove daughter is Jewish for absence

North Texas school district requests mother furnish proof that daughter is Jewish in order to excuse Yom Kippur absence.JTA, 21/10/2018 22:53
Texas board: Arab rejection of Israel responsible for conflict

Texas board: Arab rejection of Israel responsible for conflict

Texas Board of Education keeps requirement to teach that Arab rejection of Israel is responsible for ongoing Mideast conflict.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/09/2018 08:04
Jewish volunteers continue to assist victims of Hurricane Harvey

Jewish volunteers continue to assist victims of Hurricane Harvey

Year after hurricane devastated Texas, Act Now Houston still sending volunteers to support victims of flooding.JTA, 17/09/2018 14:31