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The chair a Texas rabbi threw at his captor is headed to the American Jewish museum

Chair thrown at gunman as part of escape at Texas synagogue to become artifact at American Jewish museum in Philadelphia.

Chair thrown by Texas rabbi at his captor heads to museum

Youtube removes Islamist channel that inspired Texas gunman

Youtube finally removes channel belonging to Islamist who inspired Colleyville, Texas synagogue gunman.

Youtube removes Islamist channel that inspired Texas gunman

Texas gunman sought to buy gun and drugs

FBI agent says man who took hostages at Texas synagogue sought to buy drugs and a “machine gun” before the standoff.

Texas gunman sought to buy gun and drugs

Two US officials note correlation between online extremism and Texas attack

Attack on Congregation Beth Israel in Texas preceded by spike in coordinated social media campaign for ‘Lady Al Qaeda.’

Two US officials link online extremism, Texas attack

Texas rabbi: I welcomed a terrorist into my congregation

Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker from Colleyville urges members of Congress to increase funding for security in synagogues.

'I welcomed a terrorist into my congregation'player

Texas rabbi who faced down hostage-taker to appeal to Congress for security funds

Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker, who faced down hostage crisis at his synagogue, to join appeal to Congress for security funding.

Colleyville rabbi to appeal to Congress for security funds

Homeland Security Department: US faces threats following Texas hostage incident

Homeland Security Department warns of heightened threats from extremists, underscored by hostage taking at Texas synagogue.

'US faces threats following Texas hostage incident'

Ted Cruz meets with Colleyville, Texas Jewish leaders

Senator Ted Cruz meets with Colleyville Jewish leaders to discuss ways to combat antisemitism and how to keep Texas synagogues safe.

Ted Cruz meets with Colleyville, Texas Jewish leaders

Texas man charged with selling gun to synagogue hostage taker

Texas man charged with selling gun to Malik Faisal Akram who held four hostages inside Congregation Beth Israel.

Man charged with selling gun to synagogue attacker

Two additional UK suspects arrested in connection with Texas synagogue attack

Two more suspects were apprehended by Manchester counter terrorism officers in connection with Colleyville synagogue hostage attack.

Two UK men arrested in connection with Texas synagogue attack

Rising antisemitism growing concern for Houston Jewish community

Houston's Jewish community is voicing concern over recent data showing that antisemitic incidents are projected to increase.

Rising antisemitism growing concern for Houston Jewish community

Texas synagogue attacker was a member of deadly terror group Tablighi Jamaat

Never heard of Tablighi Jamaat? That you haven't is part of the problem. Meet the worldwide terror force to which Akram belonged.Opinion.

Faisal Malik Akram was a member of deadly Tablighi Jamaat

The unspoken truths behind the Texas synagogue attack

British intelligence has much to answer for. But there’s also the question of how Akram was allowed into America in the first place.Op-ed.

The unspoken truths behind the Texas synagogue attack

FBI Director: Texas hostage taking was an act of terrorism

FBI Director Christopher Wray: We’re not going to tolerate antisemitism in this country.

'Texas hostage taking was an act of terrorism'

Listen: Texas gunman rants about Jews in final phone call

In phone call to his brother, Texas gunman said he wanted to be martyr and was pleased with attention he attracted to the cause of Muslims.

Texas gunman rants about Jews in final phone callplayer

Hostage Texas Rabbi and wife said to be allies of the entire Muslim community

I predict the Rabbi will become an even stronger advocate of kindness to Islamists who might be embedded in the “entire community.”.Op-ed.

Hostage Rabbi and wife said to be allies of the Muslim community

Shapiro: FBI can’t understand Jew-hatred

'Is it a giant shock that a radical Islamist decided to invade a synagogue and hold Jews at gunpoint?'

Shapiro: FBI can’t understand Jew-hatred player

Two arrested in connection to Texas synagogue attack

Police say two men have been arrested in Birmingham and Manchester as part of the investigation.

Two arrested in connection to Texas synagogue attack

Practical lessons from the Colleyville Temple hostage-taking

Stop downplaying Islamist Antisemitism and trying to claim that the problem is “Islamophobia.” Let us learn the lessons now. Op-ed.

Practical lessons from the Colleyville Temple hostage-taking

Together against hate

Lesson from the hostage-taking at the the Beth Israel Synagogue: Israel must stand by Jews around the world and keep them safe. Opinion.

Together against hate

From Rephidim to Colleyville - why do they hate us?:

As we were reading of Amalek’s attack on the Jews at Rephidim, another Jew-hater attacked Congregation Beth Israel. There is a message here.

From Rephidim to Colleyville:- why do they hate us?

Texas synagogue hostage: The attacker bought into dangerous stories about Jews

Jeffrey Cohen, one of the Texas synagogue hostages: Gunman was not your typical attacker, he bought into these tropes.

'The attacker bought into dangerous stories about Jews'player

Watch: IDF Education Force band sends love to Texas synagogue

Education Force band sings "Kol Ha'Olam Kulo" in solidarity with Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville.

IDF Education Force band sends love to Texas synagogueplayer

Biden's antisemitism envoy: Go to synagogue this weekend

Dr. Deborah Lipstadt in op-ed: We are standing tall and we are standing straight.

'Go to synagogue this weekend'

Texas hostage-taking: Teens arrested in Britain released without charge

Two teenagers arrested in England as part of probe into Texas hostage-taking released.

Teens arrested in Britain released without charge

The Texas synagogue terrorist came out of a UK Islamist no-go zone

His community hopes Allah will “bless him with the highest ranks of Paradise.” Opinion.

The Texas synagogue terrorist came from a UK Islamist no-go zone

'We were terrified', says Texas rabbi. 'It't didn't look good'

Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker, one of four people held hostage in synagogue standoff, speaks out in first televised interview.

'We were terrified', says Texas rabbi. 'It't didn't look good'

Britain: Texas hostage incident 'an anti-Semitic act of terrorism'

Britain promises “full support” to US investigators after gunman behind hostage taking in Texas revealed to be British citizen.

'Texas hostage incident an anti-Semitic act of terrorism'

The Synagogue has become the primary target of terrorists

Jewish Community Centers and Synagogues are not as yet protected adequately. This must once and for all be made a priority. Opinion.

The Synagogue has become the primary target of terrorists

Texas hostage: We weren't rescued, we escaped

Jeff Cohen, one of four hostages at Texas synagogue, recalls the ordeal: At first, I didn't think I'd make it out alive.

'We weren't rescued, we escaped'player

In wake of Texas hostage crisis, ADL calls for more federal aid for community security

The ADL is urging Congress to increase federal security funding to Jewish institutions in the wake of the Texas synagogue hostage crisis.

ADL calls for more federal aid for bolstering community security

Canadian Jewish group urges more security following Texas incident

Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs calls for more security for Jewish institutions following hostage incident in Texas.

Jewish group urges more security following Texas incident

Texas Rabbi: In the last hour of our crisis, the gunman became increasingly belligerent

Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker of Congregation Beth Israel says hostages were prepared to act as the gunman became more threatening.

'In the last hour, gunman became increasingly belligerent'

Biden: Hostage taking incident in Texas was an act of terror

Biden responds to synagogue hostage situation in Texas: We’re not going to tolerate this.

'Synagogue hostage situation in Texas was act of terror'player

UK police arrest two teens in connection with Texas synagogue attack

Police arrest two teenagers in Manchester in connection with attack on synagogue in Texas.

Two teens arrested in connection with Texas attack

Bennett invites Texas Governor to visit Israel

PM Bennett speaks with Texas Governor Greg Abbott following hostage incident at Beth Israel synagogue in Colleyville.

Bennett invites Texas Governor to visit Israel

Live-streamed services meant the whole world could hear attack at Texas synagogue

Shabbat service live-streamed from Texas synagogue draws thousands of viewers during hostage situation.

Live-streaming meant whole world could hear TX synagogue attack

Bennett speaks with rabbi held hostage in synagogue standoff

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett Speaks with Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker of Congregation Beth Israel, Colleyville, Texas.

Bennett speaks with rabbi held hostage in synagogue standoff

Gunman from Texas synagogue standoff identified

Authorities say gunman who held four hostage in Dallas-area synagogue was 44-year-old UK man.

Gunman from Texas synagogue standoff identified

Texas synagogue gunman spoke twice to New York rabbi

Gunman who held four people hostage in Texas synagogue spoke with prominent reform rabbi from New York over the phone during standoff.

Texas synagogue gunman spoke twice to New York rabbi