Posts Tagged ‘synagogue’

Son of couple killed in Pittsburgh synagogue attack sues NRA for its rhetoric

PITTSBURGH  — The son of a couple killed in the Pittsburgh synagogue attack that killed 11 worshipers in 2018 is suing the National Rifle Association, arguing the group’s inflammatory rhetoric led to the violence. Marc Simon, the son of Sylvan and Bernice Simon, filed the wrongful death lawsuit Thursday in Allegheny County Common Pleas Court […]

Hackers shut down synagogue website during MLK weekend sermon by Warnock

Hackers shut down an Atlanta synagogue’s live stream of Senator-Elect Raphael Warnock delivering a sermon to honor Martin Luther King, whose church he leads. Kent Alexander, The Temple’s president, said in a letter sent Saturday to congregants that the website’s service provider said “malicious user agents … continuously loaded the Temple website with the objective […]

Former synagogue east of London bought to become cultural space

Musicians in Britain secured funding to buy and turn into a cultural center a former synagogue east of London. The building of what used to be the Margate Synagogue in Cliftonville, a coastal municipality situated some 75 miles east of the capital, was bought on Dec. 24 thanks to a donations to the tune of […]

Bulgarian synagogue and Halle memorial targeted in spate of crimes on Jewish sites in Europe

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Bulgarian synagogue and Halle memorial targeted by antisemitic vandals

Vandals struck a synagogue gate in Bulgaria and a monument to the victims of the shooting attack last year near a synagogue in Halle, Germany, in a spate of unrelated incidents this week in Europe. In Bulgaria, the words “Free Palestine Israel=Nazis Antifa Bulgaria” were spray-painted Wednesday on the gate to the synagogue of Plovdiv, […]

German court sentences Halle synagogue gunman to life in prison

A German court on Monday sentenced a man to life in prison for killing two people in a shooting attack near a synagogue in eastern Germany on the Jewish holy day of Yom Kippur last year.The Naumburg Higher Regional Court found the man, referred to by authorities only as Stephan B., guilty of murder, attempted […]

Halle synagogue shooter denies the Holocaust in trial closing statement

The perpetrator of a terrorist attack on a synagogue in Halle, Germany denied the Holocaust during his closing statement in court. Stephan Balliet, a far-right extremist, has confessed to killing two people outside the synagogue last year on Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish calendar. Earlier in the day, he had tried and […]

‘Jesus Wins’ spray-painted on synagogue and Holocaust monument in Greece

The incident Thursday in Larissa, in northern Greece, was reported immediately to police but the man fled before he could be apprehended. Witnesses described the man as middle-aged, and said he was holding up a sign with Christian religious symbols. Police are looking for the man, the Jewish Community of Larissa reported on its website. […]

‘Jesus Wins’ graffitied on Greece synagogue and Holocaust monument

JTA — An unidentified man spray-painted the words “Jesus Wins” in black on the walls of a synagogue in Greece and a nearby Holocaust monument. The incident Thursday in Larissa, in northern Greece, was reported immediately to police but the man fled before he could be apprehended. Witnesses described the man as middle-aged, and said […]

After Supreme Court ruling, New Yorkers go back to synagogue

NEW YORK – Last Shabbat, Chaya Goldish woke at 8 a.m. for the first time in almost a year. She hadn’t been to synagogue since March and was eager to arrive early. It was the first sabbath since the pandemic that New York restrictions on worship services were lifted. Goldish lives in what authorities deemed […]

Why are Jews flinging anti-Semitic libels at Jews who simply want to pray in synagogue?

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Parents of Halle Synagogue shooter share responsibility – lawyer

The parents of Stephan Balliet, who is on trial for the murder of two people during the Halle Synagogue terror attack, should share in the responsibility for the attack, said Assia Lewin, the lawyer representing the survivors of the attack, according to the Algemeiner. Balliet’s parents shoulder “a great moral responsibility” for the killings, Lewin […]

TruNews Sends $15,000 of Their Donors’ Money to Brooklyn Synagogue

You have probably heard of TruNews, spearheaded by Pastor Rick Wiles. Christians especially love this crap. TruNews has been a popular promoter of Donald Trump for some time now. I saw lots of people sharing their work on the “jew coup” against the ZOG emperor. The news outlet has also been a vocal opponent of […]

De Blasio fines Brooklyn Hasidic synagogue $15,000 for holding mass wedding

NEW YORK — An Orthodox Jewish synagogue has been fined by New York authorities after thousands gathered to attend a secretly organized indoor wedding that violated coronavirus restrictions. The Hasidic place of worship was fined $15,000 over the November 8 event, which was organized without the knowledge of city officials, Mayor Bill de Blasio said […]

A Boston Synagogue Compares Trump to Hitler

Imagine the juxtaposition. On Saturday, November 21, the New York Times published a half-page article titled “For Netanyahu and Israel, Trump’s Gifts Kept on Coming.” Its subtitle was even more specific: “Allowing the convicted spy Jonathan Pollard the ability to emigrate to Israel was just the latest in a long list of prizes for America’s closest ally […]

Marijuana plants seized from Argentine synagogue’s courtyard

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentine police last week seized two pots of marijuana plants from the courtyard of a historic synagogue in Medanos, a small village in the Buenos Aires province. Medanos, once the rural home of about 100 Argentine Jews, is in the Villarino district. Villarino Mayor Carlos Bevillacua said the synagogue was not […]

German far-right activists wish to protest ‘Zionism’ in front of synagogue

Right-wing extremists in Germany are planning to demonstrate for “freedom for Palestine” and against “Zionism” in front of a synagogue. The event is scheduled for Tuesday in Brunswick, 120 miles west of Berlin, the Braunschweiger Zeitung reported Friday. Separately, on Friday, an unknown individual threw a large stone slab at a window of the Jewish […]

German synagogue’s window shattered in alleged antisemitic attack

A large concrete block shattered the windows of a synagogue in Essen, Germany, in what is being investigated as an antisemitic attack, the Hebrew website N12 reported. A suspect was caught over the weekend on security footage throwing the block at the synagogue after being seen by Jewish community members wandering the area. The block landed in […]

German prosecutors seek life for Yom Kippur attacker at Halle synagogue

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Racist BLM Mob Attack Jews In Philadelphia, Accuse Them of Being From the ‘Synagogue of Satan’

Racist Black Lives Matter protestors attacked Jews in Philadelphia on Tuesday, shoving and chasing them and accusing them of being members of the “Synagogue of Satan.” Three Jewish men who said they joined a Black Lives Matter demonstration to ‘show solidarity’ with BLM were received with a barrage of anti-Semitic abuse, with one of the Jewish […]

This Ukrainian city was once home to a vibrant Jewish community. Now its grand synagogue is a sports hall

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U.S. man described as neo-Nazi pleads guilty in synagogue plot

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Jewish student ‘seriously injured’ outside Hamburg synagogue in ‘anti-Semitic motivated attack’

Germany has launched an “attempted murder” investigation after a Jewish student was “seriously injured” outside a synagogue in Hamburg, northern Germany. The 26-year-old victim was attacked with “a folding spade” as he was about to attend a religious festival on Sunday afternoon, according to an initial statement by Hamburg police. The man suffered head injuries […]

Man assaulted, wounded near synagogue in Hamburg, Germany

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Synagogue in Scotland nearly a century old named protected property

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Kenosha’s rabbi on graffiti at her synagogue: ‘What’s happened these last few days is not about us’

(JTA) — In early June, as anti-racism protests swept the country in the wake of the police killing of George Floyd, Beth Hillel Temple in Kenosha, Wisconsin, signed onto an interfaith letter supporting peaceful protest and condemning “a broken societal system which disproportionately affects communities of color.” This week, Kenosha became an epicenter of renewed […]

‘Free Palestine’ spray-painted on Kenosha synagogue amid protests

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Nazi content found on Halle synagogue attacker’s computer

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Brooklyn synagogue, Orthodox medics warn of rising COVID cases, second wave

JTA — With cases of COVID-19 rising over the last several weeks in Orthodox communities in the New York City area, a synagogue in Brooklyn and a Jewish ambulance group issued warnings for people to continue taking precautions against the virus. Hatzoloh of Rockland County, which serves a number of large Orthodox communities in Monsey, […]

Brooklyn synagogue and Orthodox ambulance corps warn of new COVID cases amid rising fear of a second wave

(JTA) – With cases of COVID-19 rising over the last several weeks in Orthodox communities in the New York City area, a synagogue in Brooklyn and a Jewish ambulance group issued warnings for people to continue taking precautions against the virus. Hatzoloh of Rockland County, which serves a number of large Orthodox communities in Monsey, […]

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