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Police investigate possible hate crimes by vandals

| November 30, 2009 | 0 Comments



Upper Keys police are investigating a possible hate crime after the Keys Jewish Community Center’s sign in Tavernier was defaced for the second time in two weeks. Vandals apparently used black permanent marker to repeatedly write “SOS,” which police and synagogue members said likely stands for “save our souls,” across the north-facing side of the […]




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Local synagogue defaced by swastikas

| November 30, 2009 | 0 Comments



Two swastikas with hate language toward Jews were painted onto property of Temple Emanu-El in southwest Reno. The swastikas were discovered early Thursday. One of them was painted on the outside of the building. The other was painted on a small structure outside the synagogue’s entrance. Both swastikas were accompanied by an expletive directed at […]




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26/11: The Nariman House tapes

| November 25, 2009 | 0 Comments



This is the story of what happened in Nariman House, a Jewish study centre run by the orthodox Chabad-Lubavitch organisation in New York. What you will now hear are telephone intercepts of conversations between the terrorists and their Pakistani handlers.  




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Police locate synagogue vandal suspect in Dresden

| November 24, 2009 | 0 Comments



Dresden police announced on Monday that they have found a suspect in the defacement of a synagogue that took place two days ahead of the 71st anniversary of the Nazi Kristallnacht pogrom this month. The 39-year-old Algerian man is accused of daubing swastikas and anti-Jewish statements along several metres of a wall outside the synagogue […]




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Congregation Members Gather in Sherman To Mourn Loss of Torah

| November 21, 2009 | 0 Comments



SHERMAN, TX—Members of the Beth Emeth Temple in Sherman honored the Torah in the place they think it probably ended up: at the Grayson County landfill. Michelle Gillespie reports that after it was stolen, and their synagogue was vandalized, they've never found, what they call, their "roadmap for life." With forgiveness in their hearts, members […]




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Police probe more anti-Semitic graffiti

| November 21, 2009 | 0 Comments



For the second time in less than a week, anti-Semitic graffiti has been spray-painted on several locations in Calgary. Swastikas and racist messages were among the graffiti found on multiple locations in the southeast neighbourhood of Sundance, including the walls of Sundance Elementary School and MidSun junior high. Fences and vehicles on Sunvale Crescent S.E. […]




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Synagogues fight terror shadow with floodlights

| November 20, 2009 | 0 Comments



Jewish establishments in city make walls taller, install CCTV cameras and floodlights in days leading to first anniversary of 26/11 attacks Jewish establishments in the city are becoming increasingly alert in the days leading to the first anniversary of the 26/11 terror attacks. Solomon Sopher, the president of the Baghdadi Jewish community and chairman and […]




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Synagogue Wants To Meet Vandal

| November 20, 2009 | 0 Comments



A Carmichael jewish temple vandalized last week when someone spray painted hateful and hurtful images on the temple is taking a big step to heal. The congregation is thanking the community for helping wash away the hurtful images on the temple. The synagogue is also not retaliating, but fighting back prejudice with a different method. […]




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Security at Chabad House, synagogue to be reviewed: Police

| November 20, 2009 | 0 Comments



PUNE: Security at Chabad House in Koregaon Park and Ohel David Synagogue, popularly known as Lal Deval, on Ambedkar road in Pune Camp will be reviewed soon, joint commissioner of police (law and order) Rajendra Sonawane said on Thursday. Deputy commissioner of police Ravindra Sengaonkar, in charge of the special branch, will submit a report, […]




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No Bomb At The Temple; Suspicious Package Is Newspapers

| November 20, 2009 | 0 Comments



ATLANTA — The Atlanta Police bomb squad gave the all clear Friday morning at The Temple, the landmark Jewish synagogue on Peachtree Street, after determining a suspicious package turned out to be a stack of newspapers. Peachtree Street in front of The Temple reopened about 9 a.m. after being closed for about an hour. Fire […]




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Anti-Semitic messages probed

| November 18, 2009 | 0 Comments



CALGARY — A full investigation is underway in Calgary after anti-Semitic messages were spray-painted on mailboxes, signs at Jewish synagogues and even a war memorial in honour of survivors of the Holocaust. The racist graffiti included swastikas and several hateful messages, such as “Kill Jews” and “6 million more” and was done sometime over the […]




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Candles lit at Jewish centre for Mumbai attacks victims

| November 17, 2009 | 0 Comments



MUMBAI — Faith leaders on Tuesday gathered at a Jewish religious and cultural centre in Mumbai to light candles to those who died in last year's deadly terror attacks on the city. The candles were lit after a moment of silence to remember the six people who were killed at Chabad House on November 26-29, […]




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Surveillance images released in synagogue vandalism

| November 17, 2009 | 0 Comments



Calgary police hope a dark image of a man approaching a southwest synagogue and a shot of a pickup truck will help them find those responsible for anti-Semitic graffiti on several Jewish properties over the weekend. Police released images from a surveillance camera on Tuesday that show a man in front of the Chabad Lubavitch […]




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Calgary Jewish facilities vandalized in a series of anti-Semitic attacks

| November 17, 2009 | 0 Comments



A series of anti-Semitic attacks has rocked the Calgary Jewish community. Over the weekend, anti-Jewish slogans were spray-painted on several Jewish facilities and a Holocaust monument in the western Canadian city. A Jewish family also was targeted. Hate messages were painted on the Calgary Jewish Centre, the Holocaust war memorial and at least one synagogue, […]




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Sherman Temple Set To Resume Worship Services After Vandalism

| November 16, 2009 | 0 Comments



SHERMAN, TX – A Sherman temple is set to resume worship services after their synagogue was vandalized last month. Services came to a halt last month when members of the Temple Beth Emeth discovered their place of worship had been broken-into, ransacked and the Torah stolen. Two men were charged with the crime a few […]




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