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Torah scroll dedicated at major US Army base following synagogue renovation

JTA — The top US Army chaplain installed a Torah scroll at Fort Bliss, a sprawling base on the US-Mexico border, following a three-month renovation of its synagogue. Maj. Gen. Thomas Solhjem led the April 26 dedication at the base, which is near El Paso, Texas, according to the Defense Visual Information Distribution Service, a […]

Army chaplain dedicates Torah at Fort Bliss after synagogue renovation

The top US Army chaplain installed a Torah scroll at Fort Bliss, a sprawling base on the US-Mexico border, following a three-month renovation of its synagogue. Maj. Gen. Thomas Solhjem led the April 26 dedication at the base, which is near El Paso, Texas, according to the Defense Visual Information Distribution Service, a news service […]

What will it take for me to go back to synagogue? – opinion

When I was very young, what motivated me to go to shul on Shabbat morning was the fire station two houses away from the synagogue. My dad was the rabbi of the only congregation in Annapolis, Maryland, and shul attendance was a family affair. If I behaved during services, my big brother would take me […]

Suspect in NY Synagogue Vandalisms Released from Jail Due to Bail Reform

The suspected perpetrator behind the recent vandalism of New York synagogues was released from jail on May 2 as a result of the state’s bail reform law. Jordan Burnette, 29, was arrested on May 1 for allegedly breaking the windows of synagogues in the Riverdale area and pouring hand sanitizer on prayer books and then […]

Police stop planned neo-Nazi attack on Argentine synagogue on Shabbat

Police have arrested two people who authorities believe were planning a Friday-night attack on an Argentine synagogue. The country’s federal judiciary was investigating a group called Goy Group Unleashed, according to the Simon Wiesenthal Center, when prosecutors found evidence on the messaging services Telegram and WhatsApp of the imminent Shabbat attack in the Tucuman province […]

A rabbi was suspended by the Reform movement, his synagogue now knows why

New York’s Central Synagogue is investigating sex abuse allegations against its former senior rabbi, Sheldon Zimmerman, and asking why a top Reform rabbinical body appeared to cover up the nature of his behavior when it suspended him two decades ago. In 2000, the Central Conference of American Rabbis, or CCAR, suspended Zimmerman following what it […]

Jewish center torched in Moscow, synagogue vandalized in Germany

A Jewish community center in Moscow was torched last week on Adolf Hitler’s birthday, causing extensive damage. Meanwhile, on Tuesday, rubber bullets were fired at a synagogue in Germany, with at least one smashing through a window. Police have no suspects in either case. In the Russia incident on April 20, the damage was caused […]

Bronx synagogue vandal strikes again at Riverdale Jewish Center

Synagogue vandals struck again Monday night, throwing stones through the windows of a synagogue in the New York City neighborhood of Riverdale after having previously done the same to four synagogues over the weekend, according to the New York Post, citing the NYPD. At around 1:30 a.m., the stone-thrower had arrived at the Riverdale Jewish […]

Rare ‘fortress synagogue’ in Ukraine to return to Jewish ownership

JTA — A municipality in Ukraine pledged to return to Jewish ownership what’s left of a 17th-century synagogue that the Nazis partially destroyed and the Soviets turned into a sports school. The building that contains parts of the former Great Synagogue of Lutsk will be gifted to the Jewish Community of Lutsk, a nonprofit that […]

Rare ‘fortress synagogue’ to return to Jewish ownership in Lutsk, Ukraine

A municipality in Ukraine pledged to return to Jewish ownership what’s left of a 17th-century synagogue that the Nazis partially destroyed and the Soviets turned into a sports school. The building that contains parts of the former Great Synagogue of Lutsk will be gifted to the Jewish Community of Lutsk, a nonprofit that represents Jews […]

Orthodox Union to launch grant program to return to synagogue life

With the reopening of synagogues on the horizon amid the stresses of the COVID-19 pandemic dying down, the Orthodox Union (OU) has launched a challenge grant intended to reinvigorate synagogues and encourage congregants to return to synagogue life.The grants will be awarded to congregations who create innovative programs or services to encourage a return to […]

Ancient synagogue in Libya turned into Islamic center, Jewish group says

An abandoned and ancient synagogue in Libya is being turned into an Islamic religious center without permission, the World Organization of the Jews of Libya said. David Gerbi, a Libya-born Italian Jew and member of the organization, which promotes the interests of people belonging to the Libyan Jewish Diaspora, wrote about the Sla Dar Bishi […]

Future in Question for Chicago Loop Synagogue and its Monumental Stained-Glass Window

(JTA) — Just three stories high and hemmed into a small 5,000-square-foot lot, the building at 16 S. Clark St. is a small jewel box situated amid this city’s dense urban fabric. Exuding an aura of cool simplicity, the structure’s facade is composed of glass, metal and concrete planes. Its name is etched in delicate […]

Future in question for Chicago Loop Synagogue and stained-glass window

CHICAGO  — Just three stories high and hemmed into a small 5,000-square-foot lot, the building at 16 S. Clark St. is a small jewel box situated amid this city’s dense urban fabric. Exuding an aura of cool simplicity, the structure’s facade is composed of glass, metal and concrete planes. Its name is etched in delicate […]

Opening of symbolic synagogue at Babyn Yar – Watch

On Thursday, April 8, a new symbolic Jewish synagogue will be dedicated at the Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center – the first such building erected on the site of the Nazi massacre during the Holocaust.  The prayer space, designed by renowned international architect Manuel Herz, will be dedicated by Ukraine & Kyiv Chief Rabbi Yaakov […]

New symbolic synagogue at Babyn Yar massacre site unveiled on Yom HaShoah

The Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center (BYHMC) unveiled on Thursday, Holocaust Remembrance Day, the first Jewish prayer space at Babyn Yar. The symbolic synagogue structure was opened at a ceremony that included special prayers led by Ukraine & Kyiv Chief Rabbi Yaakov Dov Bleich alongside nine other rabbis (numbers limited due to COVID-19 restrictions in […]

Remembrance and education: Yom HaShoah and the Synagogue in Babyn Yar

Thursday, April 8th, marks the confluence of two significant events – the observance of Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day throughout the Jewish world, and the dedication of a symbolic synagogue at the Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center near Kyiv, where 33,771 Jews were murdered in a two-day period in late September 1941.The inauguration of the […]

Opening of symbolic synagogue at Babyn Yar to mark Holocaust Remembrance Day

On Thursday, April 8, a new symbolic Jewish synagogue will be dedicated at the Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center – the first such building erected on the site of the Nazi massacre during the Holocaust.  The prayer space, designed by renowned international architect Manuel Herz, will be dedicated by Ukraine & Kyiv Chief Rabbi Yaakov […]

Houston Synagogue Files Federal Lawsuit Claiming City Violating its Religious Rights

Downtown Houston, Texas skyline. Photo: David Daniel Turner / Wikimedia Commons JNS.org – A synagogue in Houston has filed a federal lawsuit against the city claiming that it is violating its right to free exercise of religion by denying the right to worship in a residential neighborhood. In a court filing last week, TORCH: Torah […]

Passover: Baby dolls hung near Sweden synagogue with antisemitic message

Strange baby dolls made to look covered in blood were found strung up near a synagogue in Norrköping, Sweden, on the first night of the Passover holiday. The incident appears to be antisemitic in nature, with a message accompanying the dolls being classified by the police as “a hate crime, one that intends to spread […]

Hundreds attend CCL synagogue safety seminar following rising crime rate

About 200 people attended a recent safety seminar organized on March 7 by the Concerned Citizens League (CCL) synagogue members in response to an alarming rise in Chicago crime rates, particularly carjacking. Instructor and synagogue security director Craig Lawrence said that the most important thing we can do for our loved ones is “to ensure […]

Man arrested for drawing antisemitic artwork outside of New York synagogue

A man from New York was arrested after drawing a swastika in the snow outside a synagogue, afterwards returning to draw other antisemitic symbols.Manuel Barrera, 50, was detained by officers after returning to carry out the second antisemitic act on the Emanu-El temple in New York’s Upper East Side, according to NBC News.Barrera was arrested […]

New role at Maroubra Synagogue for growing community

March 18, 2021 by Community Editor Read on for article The Board of Maroubra Synagogue is seeking to expand its services to the Maroubra community with the announcement that it is looking to engage a part-time Religious Assistant & Program Coordinator. Maroubra Synagogue President, Evan Koseff said: “Our community has enjoyed sustained growth over the […]

‘Holy’ Wars Are a ZIONIST (Synagogue of Satan) LIE; No More Fighting Wars For ZIONISTS! Corrupt ZIONIST MEDIA IS A LIE FACTORY!

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Montreal Police Arrest Man in Connection With Desecration of Synagogue

Desecrated Torah scrolls at the Congregation Sepharde Kol Yehouda Synagogue in Montreal. Photo: B’nai Brith Canada Canadian Jews expressed relief this week after police in Montreal arrested a man in connection with the desecration of a synagogue in the city last year. In a statement on Thursday, B’nai Brith Canada said it had been informed […]

13 Illuminutti Families: We Love Slaves But Don’t Want N_____s In Our Families (Pictured Synagogue of Satan Members)

abdelkarim elhawassGénéral  janvier 25, 2019 4 Minutes The Rothschild family joined the Orange House of Holland (Royal Family) to found the Bank of Amsterdam in the early 1600s, becoming the first private central bank in the world. In the 1600s, the Dutch with the Rotschilds built in a short time an immense colonial empire. They thus demonstrated […]

Emanuel Synagogue presents ‘In Conversation’ with human rights lawyer George Newhouse

Browse > Home / Have You Heard? / Emanuel Synagogue presents ‘In Conversation’ with human rights lawyer George Newhouse March 12, 2021 by A J-Wire community service announcement Read on for article Sydney’s Emanuel Synagogue has announced human rights lawyer and co-founder of the National Justice Project, George Newhouse, as the guest speaker at the […]

Congregation Zero: The first synagogue in America that got hit with COVID

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‘Skinhead’ who schemed to blow up Colorado synagogue slapped with 20 years

A self-described “skinhead” who plotted to blow up a Colorado synagogue in 2019 was sentenced to nearly 20 years in prison. Richard Holzer, 28, who was arrested in an FBI operation, had planned to attack Temple Emanuel, a 100-year-old synagogue in Pueblo with 35 member families. The man Holzer thought was his partner in crime […]

White Supremacist Sentenced to Nearly 20 Years in Plot to Bomb Colorado Synagogue

Richard Holzer is seen in this undated handout photo provided by the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office. Photo: El Paso County Sheriff’s Office/Handout via Reuters. An avowed white supremacist was sentenced on Friday to 19-1/2 years in prison after pleading guilty months ago to a federal hate-crimes case stemming from a botched plot to bomb […]

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