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Chabad Center reports theft of three silver religious items

| September 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

WAYNE – According to the Wayne Police, silver religious objects were reported stolen from the Chabad Center of Passaic County. Rabbi Michael Gurkov told police that the items were last used on Sept. 10 and he noticed them missing on Sept. 12. The Chabad Center is located on Ratzer Road. The items are a silver […]

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Temple Offers $1,000 for Stolen Dollar Bill

| June 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

A picture might be worth a thousand words, but when did a dollar bill become the equivalent of $1,000? That's the reward being offered by a South Florida synagogue who had their collection box stolen this week, according to WPTV.com. The Chabad House in North Palm Beach is offering the very generous reward because inside […]

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Police Investigate Hate Crime Outside Boise Synagogue

| June 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

A hate crime disrupted the serenity of Sabbath prayers at the Chabad-Lubavitch Jewish Center of Boise, but members of the local Jewish community said the Saturday discovery of anti-Semitic graffiti would not hamper efforts at strengthening Jewish life in the Idaho capital. Investigators believe the hateful screed – spray-painted in red across the center’s façade […]

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Synagogue Bombing Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

| May 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

Ron Hirsch, who has been linked to the explosion that occurred last month at the Chabad House Lubavitch, pleaded not guilty to four federal felony counts in a U.S. District Court on Monday morning. Hirsch reportedly appeared uncertain of the arraignment proceedings when he was in court. "You can sit on your hands during the […]

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Synagogue Bombing Suspect’s Arraignment Date Is Set

| May 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

Ron Hirsch, who has been linked to the explosion that occurred last month at the Chabad House Lubavitch, has been named by a Los Angeles federal grand jury in a four-count indictment. Hirsch, who is in federal custody, will be arraigned on the indictment in a U.S. District Court on May 23. He faces four […]

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Synagogue Bombing Suspect Returns to L.A.: Report

| April 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

Ron Hirsch, who has been linked to an explosive device that went off at the Chabad House Lubavich of Santa Monica earlier this month, has returned to Los Angeles to face federal charges, according to The Associated Press. Earlier this month, Hirsch appeared in U.S. District Court in Cleveland, facing a charge of unlawful flight […]

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Santa Monica Chabad suspect charged for fleeing police

| April 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

[UPDATED at 10 p.m.] Ron Hirsch, who is suspected of setting off an explosion outside a Chabad, was taken into federal custody today. Hirsch has been charged by the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office with “various explosive-related offenses, including ‘explosion with intent to murder,’” Reuters reported. He has also been charged with the federal crime […]

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FBI: Man held in Ohio over California synagogue bombing

| April 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

Los Angeles (CNN) — A man wanted for questioning in last week's synagogue bombing in southern California has been arrested in Ohio, an FBI spokeswoman said confirmed Tuesday. An anonymous caller tipped authorities that Ron Hirsch was in Ohio, spokeswoman Laura Eimiller. Hirsch was taken into custody Monday night in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, a suburb […]

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Multiple Death Threats Target Chabad Rabbi in Arad

| November 29, 2010 | 1 Comment

The family of Chabad-Lubavitch emissary to Arad Rabbi Yaakov Mendelzohn was targeted Saturday night by an unknown predator who mailed a death threat to their home for the third time in less than a month. The envelope, which bore a Tel Aviv-Yafo (Jaffa) postmark, was addressed to Mrs. Chanie Mendelzohn. The threat warned that on […]

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Indian minister: Chabad House was target of attack

| February 14, 2010 | 0 Comments

A bomb detonated in a crowded bakery popular with foreigners in western India killing nine people and wounding 57, officials said Sunday, the first terrorist attack in the country since the 2008 Mumbai massacre. The blast Saturday in the city of Pune, 125 miles (200 kilometers) southeast of Mumbai, threatened to damage new efforts to […]

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India police: Pune bomb likely meant for Chabad House

| February 13, 2010 | 0 Comments

A bomb tore through a crowded cafe popular with foreigners on Saturday in the city of Pune in western India, killing eight people and wounding 42 near a famed meditation center. The blast threatened to damage new efforts to reduce tensions between India and Pakistan, with Hindu nationalist leaders already placing the blame for the […]

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Swastikas painted on sign at future Chandler Jewish center

| May 13, 2009 | 0 Comments

Two swastikas and other anti-Semitic graffiti marks plastered both sides of the sign for a future Jewish center in Chandler Tuesday. The wood sign sat on a vacant lot near Ray Road and McClintock Drive where the Chabad Center for Jewish Living will be built.   http://www.azcentral.com/news/articles/2009/05/13/20090513cr-jewish0513.html

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