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January 30, 2023, 1:11 AM

Suspect sought after New Jersey synagogue targeted by Molotov cocktail overnight

Security video footage showed that the Molotov cocktail thrown at Temple Ner Tamid in New Jersey occurred at 3:19 a.m.
January 30, 2023, 1:11 AM
Synagogue targeted by Molotov cocktail overnight
January 22, 2023, 1:41 PM

Security for Jewish communities still vital a year after Colleyville hostage crisis, groups say

A year after the Colleyville, Texas, synagogue hostage crisis, security in Jewish communities remains vital and efforts to bolster it are ongoing.
January 22, 2023, 1:41 PM
Security in Jewish communities vital a year after synagogue hostage crisis: Groups
1 month ago

Man arrested after allegedly carving Nazi symbol onto menorah in Beverly Hills

The suspect, Eric Brian King, has been arrested after allegedly vandalizing and carving a Nazi symbol onto a menorah at a Beverly Hills home, police said.
1 month ago
Man arrested after allegedly carving Nazi symbol onto menorah in Beverly Hills
1 month ago

Man arrested for carving Nazi symbol onto family's menorah in Beverly Hills

A man allegedly vandalized and carved a Nazi symbol into the base of a large menorah in Beverly Hills, California, on the first night of Hanukkah, according to police.
1 month ago
Nazi symbol carved onto family's menorah in 'despicable' act
2 months ago

Celebrating Hanukkah amid rise in antisemitism

Hanukkah, the Jewish celebration of light and miracles, is taking on a special meaning this year as the Jewish community faces a rise in antisemitism around the world.
2 months ago
Celebrating Hanukkah amid rise in antisemitism
2 months ago

Second gentleman speaks out against antisemitism at White House event

Second gentleman Doug Emhoff was joined by others at the White House on Wednesday for a roundtable on antisemitism, saying he was compelled to use his "microphone" to address the issue.
2 months ago
Second gentleman speaks out against antisemitism at White House event
2 months ago

Doug Emhoff addresses 'rapid rise' in antisemitism with White House roundtable

Doug Emhoff hosted a roundtable at the White House on Wednesday about antisemitism
2 months ago
Doug Emhoff addresses 'rapid rise' in antisemitism with White House roundtable
2 months ago

Biden denounces antisemitism after Ye's remarks praising Hitler

President Joe Biden condemned antisemitism and called Hitler a "demonic figure" after Ye's recent remarks praising the Nazi leader.
2 months ago
Biden denounces antisemitism after Ye's remarks praising Hitler
2 months ago

Biden condemns antisemitism amid Ye Hitler comments

President Joe Biden made a statement condemning antisemitism after the rapper Ye's praise of Hitler and more antisemitic comments.
2 months ago
Biden condemns antisemitism amid Ye Hitler comments
2 months ago

Man who threatened New York City synagogue had gun and hunting knife, was not 'idle threat': Mayor

Christopher Brown allegedly threatened to "shoot up a synagogue and die."
2 months ago
Man who threatened synagogue had gun, Nazi armband
2 months ago

Man who threatened New York City synagogue was not 'idle threat': Mayor

Christopher Brown allegedly threatened to "shoot up a synagogue and die."
2 months ago
Man who threatened New York City synagogue was not 'idle threat': Mayor
2 months ago

Man arrested for alleged threats against NYC Jewish community

A 21-year-old man was arrested Saturday for allegedly making threats against the New York City Jewish community, authorities said.
2 months ago
Man arrested for alleged threats against NYC Jewish community
2 months ago

Man arrested for alleged threats against NYC Jewish community

A 21-year-old man was arrested Saturday for allegedly making threats against the New York City Jewish community, authorities said.
2 months ago
Man arrested for alleged threats against NYC Jewish community,
3 months ago

Antisemitic graffiti in DC suburb seen as part of a trend

The discovery this week of violently antisemitic graffiti along a popular Maryland walking trail is just the latest in a rising of anti-Jewish vandalism and activity dating back a decade, according to local Jewish leaders
3 months ago
Antisemitic graffiti in DC suburb seen as part of a trend
3 months ago

Dozens of graves in Jewish cemetery defaced with swastikas, offensive graffiti

A Jewish cemetery has been defaced after dozens of headstones were found spray painted with swastikas and graffiti in bright red paint
3 months ago
Dozens of graves in Jewish cemetery defaced with swastikas, offensive graffiti
3 months ago

Jewish cemetery vandalized with swastikas

Authorities in Waukegan, Illinois, are looking for those responsible for spray painting red swastikas on headstones in a Jewish cemetery.
3 months ago
Jewish cemetery vandalized with swastikas
3 months ago

18-year-old arrested for threat that prompted FBI warning for New Jersey synagogues

An 18-year-old was arrested for transmitting an online threat that prompted last week’s warnings from the FBI of a broad threat to the Jewish community in New Jersey.
3 months ago
18-year-old arrested for threat that prompted FBI warning for synagogues
3 months ago

Jewish leaders call on GOP to take stronger stance on condemning antisemitism

Some Jewish advocacy organizations are calling on the Republican Party to take a harder line on condemning antisemitism.
3 months ago
Jewish leaders call on GOP to take stronger stance on condemning antisemitism
3 months ago

Country sees rise in antisemitism in recent weeks

Last week, the FBI warned of a broad threat to synagogues in New Jersey and celebrities like Kanye West and Kyrie Irving have come under fire for recent antisemitic comments.
3 months ago
Country sees rise in antisemitism in recent weeks
3 months ago

Nike splits with Kyrie Irving amid antisemitism fallout

Nike has parted ways with Kyrie Irving
3 months ago
Nike splits with Kyrie Irving amid antisemitism fallout
3 months ago

Man who allegedly threatened New Jersey Jewish community told FBI he dislikes Jews, didn't plan harm: Sources

A young man who allegedly posted a threat against the Jewish community in New Jersey has told the FBI he is angry and dislikes Jewish people.
3 months ago
Young man told FBI he dislikes Jewish people: Sources
3 months ago

New Jersey synagogues threat 'mitigated' after FBI warning

The FBI on Thursday urged people to "stay alert."
3 months ago
New Jersey synagogues threat 'mitigated' after FBI warning
3 months ago

Jewish leaders voice concerns over antisemitism in wake of FBI's 'rare' bulletin on synagogue threats

Jewish leaders in New Jersey are voicing their concerns after the FBI warned on Thursday of a "broad threat" to synagogues in the state.
3 months ago
Jewish leaders speak out after FBI's 'rare' bulletin on synagogue threats
3 months ago

Addressing the rise of antisemitism in US

Following NBA star Kyrie Irving's apology, “The View” co-hosts weigh in as the FBI warns that America is experiencing a steep rise in antisemitism over the past few weeks.
3 months ago
Addressing the rise of antisemitism in US
9 months ago

Antisemitic incidents in US reached all-time high in 2021, report finds

The Anti-Defamation League recorded more than 2,700 antisemitic incidences in 2021, the highest count on record.
9 months ago
Antisemitic incidents in US reached all-time high in 2021, report finds
1 year ago

Synagogue hostage suspect entered US weeks before standoff

Law enforcement said that British authorities investigated suspect Malik Akram, a British national, a year ago, but determined he posed no threat, so they did not stop him from traveling.
1 year ago
Synagogue hostage suspect entered US weeks before standoff
1 year ago

Timeline of synagogue hostage standoff sheds light on suspect's travel in US

A family friend claims Malik Faisal Akram had a history of mental health issues.
1 year ago
Timeline sheds light on what synagogue standoff suspect did in US
1 year ago

Rabbi held hostage by gunman leads prayer service at Texas synagogue

The Texas rabbi who threw a chair at a gunman to help him and two others survive a hostage situation held a prayer service in the wake of the deadly ordeal.
1 year ago
Rabbi held hostage by gunman leads prayer service at Texas synagogue
1 year ago

Congregation Beth Israel member: We were ‘waiting for rescue or something horrifying’

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks to Anna Salton Eisen, a congregant at Congregation Beth Israel in Texas, about the hostage crisis and how the community plans to heal.
1 year ago
Congregation Beth Israel member: We were ‘waiting for rescue or something horrifying’
1 year ago

Texas hostage situation renews fear of rising antisemitism in US

Anti-Defamation League CEO Jonathan Greenblatt shares alarming insight on the growing trend of anti-Semitic hate crimes in the U.S.
1 year ago
Texas hostage situation renews fear of rising antisemitism in US
2 years ago

Inside massive surge of antisemitism across US

Antisemitism, which has been rising in the U.S. in recent years, has surged in the wake of May's deadly 11-day violence between Israel and Hamas.
2 years ago
Inside massive surge of antisemitism across US
2 years ago

Biden calls rise in antisemitic attacks 'despicable, unconscionable, un-American'

President Joe Biden condemned a rise in antisemitic attacks in the U.S., which have increased in the wake of the recent fighting between Israel and Hamas.
2 years ago
Biden calls rise in antisemitic attacks 'despicable, unconscionable, un-American'
2 years ago

Antisemitic hate crime investigation underway in NYC

Police say a group of men yelled antisemitic statements at worshippers outside a Brooklyn synagogue.
2 years ago
Antisemitic hate crime investigation underway in NYC