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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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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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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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JCC Cleans Up Hate-Filled Graffiti

| November 11, 2009 | 0 Comments



CORAL SPRINGS (CBS4) ―  With paint brushes, rollers and tarps in hand workers at a Jewish community center in Coral Springs spent Tuesday morning painting over messages of hate that were spray painted on the walls of the center's playground. The anti-Semitic messages were discovered Monday at the Soref Jewish Community Center, located at 5601 […]




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Vandals strike California synagogue, Florida JCC

| November 11, 2009 | 0 Comments



(JTA) — Anti-Semitic messages and symbols were painted on a Sacramento-area synagogue. Police are trying to determine whether Tuesday's attack on Congregation Beth Shalom was a hate crime, the Sacramento Bee reported. The vandalism included a swastika, the phrase "Kristallnacht still lives" and the SS lightning bolts symbol. Also, bushes lining the outside of the […]




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Juveniles accused in Jewish center vandalism

| November 6, 2009 | 1 Comment



HYANNIS – Three juveniles have been arrested for allegedly breaking into and vandalizing the Chabad Jewish Center on West Main Street Wednesday, the police said. Barnstable police Patrolman Wayne Ellis found two suspects behind an apartment building by the Chabad center shortly after Betty Gladstein, a member of the congregation, discovered the ransacked religious center […]




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Chabad Center Vandalized, Community Pulls Together

| November 6, 2009 | 0 Comments



(lubavich.com) Three youths will be arraigned Friday morning in connection with Tuesday’s break-in at the Chabad Jewish Center of Cape Cod. The local teenagers are accused of vandalizing the synagogue, pulling a charity box off the wall, smashing doors, and throwing phylacteries on the floor. Especially disturbing to the center’s rabbi and the broader community […]




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Shooting, Graffiti Unsettle Area Synagogues

| November 5, 2009 | 0 Comments



The L.A. Jewish community remained on alert this week as police continued their hunt for a gunman who shot and wounded two congregants at a Sephardic synagogue the San Fernando Valley. The shooting occurred at 6:20 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 29, in the underground garage of the Adat Yeshurun Valley Sephardic Synagogue in North Hollywood. […]




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ADL after LA synagogue attack: Jews most targeted religious group

| November 1, 2009 | 0 Comments



The Anti-Defamation League has expressed deep concern over Thursday's shooting at the Adat Yeshurun Valley Sephardic synagogue in North Hollywood. "While we have not confirmed the motive behind this horrendous act, we obviously take a shooting at a synagogue very seriously and ask for the community to contact LAPD or ADL with any information," said […]




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NoHo Shooting Synagogue raises security concerns

| October 29, 2009 | 0 Comments



LOS ANGELES — The LAPD has once again increased patrols around Jewish facilities. Thursday's attack happened just 10 miles from the Jewish Community Center where a white supremacist went on a shooting spree a decade ago. Most Jewish facilities like synagogues and schools have some sort of security like fences, security cameras and in some […]




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Alert triggers tight security at Jewish places in Pune

| October 21, 2009 | 0 Comments



PUNE: Following an alert by central intelligence agencies that the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) is planning to attack Jewish religious places in Pune, the police have made tight security arrangements at the Ohel David Synagogue (Lal Deval) at Ambedkar road in Pune Camp and Chabad House at Koregaon Park. Acting on the information, city police commissioner Satya […]




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Petach Tikvah Synagogue Desecrated

| October 17, 2009 | 1 Comment



Worshippers at the Heichal Meir synagogue in Petach Tikvah were shocked to find the synagogue vandalized and desecrated when they arrived for services on Shabbat morning. Overnight Friday, windows were broken, anti-Semitic graffiti was sprayed on walls, the central prayer bima platform was hacked to pieces, prayer books were ripped apart, and several bottles of […]




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State of Israel Anti-terror bureau warns of possible attacks on Israelis in India

| October 16, 2009 | 0 Comments



The Counter-Terrorism Bureau (CTB) on Thursday said the threat of possible attacks against Israelis traveling in India has become "significantly more severe" since a stark travel advisory was issued last month. The bureau said there was a "concrete threat" of attacks on Chabad centers and synagogues throughout India, including Goa, as well as on sites […]




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Los Angeles Terrorist targets

| October 14, 2009 | 1 Comment



A Lake Elsinore man who lost his hand in an improvised explosion device (IED) is being held in custody today after he went to a hospital emergency room with his hand blown off. His brother and mother have been arrested on suspicion of making explosives and child endangerment, a Riverside county sheriff’s sergeant said. The […]




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Religious institutions to get more security funding

| October 13, 2009 | 1 Comment



WASHINGTON (JTA) — U.S. community and religious institutions will receive an additional $4 million in federal funding for security. In light of recent thwarted bomb plots involving two New York synagogues, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) last week urged the Homeland Security Subcommittee to increase federal anti-terror funding to help protect civil, religious and community […]




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