Tag: terrorism

New York plot adds to concerns for Jewish institutions

| May 30, 2009 | 0 Comments



The arrest of four men accused of plotting to attack two Bronx synagogues underscores the threat to Jewish targets by individuals or small groups, several experts said. Like the shooting at a Los Angeles Jewish community center 10 years ago, the attack on the Seattle Jewish federation building in 2006 and the suspect targeting Jews […]




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Brazilian Police Thwart Neo-Nazi Bombing of Synagogues

| May 22, 2009 | 0 Comments



(IsraelNN.com) Brazilian police have thwarted an attempt by neo-Nazis to bomb at least two synagogues in the southern Brazilian city of Porto Alegre. Police inspector Paulo Cesar Jardim said that a "major tragedy" was prevented. He said that the neo-Nazi group is comprised of about 50 well-organized dangerous criminals. A statement by the group said […]




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NY police: Terror suspects aimed for ‘jihad’

| May 21, 2009 | 0 Comments



NY police: Terror suspects aimed for 'jihad' Authorities say men arrested for planting mock explosive device outside Riverdale Temple and plotting to shoot down military plane were bent on launching holy war against America. Police chief: They said they were disturbed about Muslims being killed in Afghanistan, Pakistan Associated Press   http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3719607,00.html    




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Terror plot ‘worries’ Riverdale Jews

| May 21, 2009 | 0 Comments



David Winter, the executive director of the Riverdale Jewish Center, said on Thursday that police had assembled local rabbis in order to brief them on an averted plot to detonate a bomb outside the Jewish Center and the Riverdale Temple.   http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1242212432631&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull




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Four nabbed in plot to bomb NYC synagogues, shoot down planes

| May 21, 2009 | 0 Comments



The FBI arrested four men Wednesday in what authorities called a plot to detonate a bomb outside two Jewish places of worship and to shoot military planes with guided missiles. Officials told The Associated Press the arrests came after a long-running undercover operation that began in Newburgh, NY, about 110 kilometers north of New York […]




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Plots against Jewish targets in U.S.

| May 21, 2009 | 0 Comments



NEW YORK (JTA) — Lone attackers or small, independent groups with no formal ties to wider terrorist networks have planned several plots against Jewish targets. March 1, 1994 — Lebanese-born Rashid Baz opens fire on a van carrying 15 Chabad-Lubavitch rabbinical seminary students on the Brooklyn Bridge, killing Ari Halberstam, 16, and injuring three others. […]




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