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  • Jewish Arsonist Worked for Paris Center

    By Philip Carmel

    September 2, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    French Jewish leaders fear they may have cried wolf once too often after a Jew was arrested in connection with the well-publicized arson of a Jewish community center in central Paris.

    Paris police say a 52-year-old Jewish man arrested Monday morning in connection with the Aug. 22...

  • World Briefs

    By JTA Staff

    May 13, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Israel-U.S. Anti-Terror Fund Planned

    Israel and the United States hope to establish a $50 million counterterrorism research and development fund. Each country would contribute half of the fund, Israeli Ambassador Daniel Ayalon said on Tuesday. Congress and the Israeli Treasury...

  • Quebec Leader Tours Firebombed School

    By Bram Eisenthal

    April 15, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Entering the room that once housed a children's library, the premier of Quebec couldn't help but scrunch up his nose against the burnt, toxic smell.

    "It will actually leave a very strong impression," Jean Charest told reporters, following his April 8 visit to Montreal's United...

  • Suspect Arrested in Arson Attacks

    By Tom Tugend

    May 15, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    An Iranian Jewish immigrant has been arrested as a suspect in a string of arson attacks that targeted three synagogues, a church and a Baha'i center, and which had spread fear of hate crimes and even terrorism throughout the San Fernando Valley.

    Farshid Tehrani, 40, who apparently...

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  • Fire Attacks Target Two Encino Shuls

    By Tom Tugend

    May 8, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Some 65 detectives from the anti-terrorist and other divisions of the Los Angeles Police Department have been assigned to investigate arson attacks on two synagogues and two other houses of worship in Encino.

    Early Wednesday morning, apparently a single perpetrator hurled an...

  • World Briefs

    April 10, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Tel Aviv Closes Down War Room

    Officials in Tel Aviv closed down an office set up to deal with possible Iraqi attacks on the coastal city. The municipality cited budgetary constraints in making the move, the daily Ha'aretz reported. Any subsequent emergencies will be handled by...

  • The Fire This Time

    By Rob Eshman

    July 27, 2000 | 7:59 pm

    Late last June, Avi Linden went to Johannesburg, South Africa to visit family. By his own admission, he carried with him the smug attitude of an Israeli immigrant who had left an insecure existence in a crime-ridden city for the safety and security of the Jewish homeland.

    He returned...

  • Arsonist Attacks Persian Synagogue in Tarzana

    By Adam Wills

    November 29, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    Police have labeled as an arson-related hate crime a fire ignited early Friday at the rear door of a yet-to-open Persian synagogue in Tarzana early Friday morning is being called an arson-related hate crime. Investigators found anti-Semitic graffiti at the scene, as well as a burnt...

  • A Hate-Crime Conspiracy?

    By Tom Tugend

    July 15, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    Two brothers arrested as suspects in the killing of a gay couple have also been linked to arson attacks on three Sacramento-area synagogues, according to federal investigators.

    In addition, authorities are checking out possible connections between the alleged crimes and the white...

  • Once Again, Anti-Semitism

    July 8, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    How worried should we be? The question refers, of course, to the rapid succession of hate crimes that have hit the front pages of newspapers across America. First, there were the arson attacks on three Sacramento-area synagogues, with total damage estimated at close to $1 million....

  • White Hate Group Strongly Suspected in Synagogue Fires

    By Rebecca Rosen Lum

    July 1, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    As investigators hone in on an "abundance of evidence" culled from the scenes of the June 18 arson attacks on three Sacramento-area synagogues, signs point increasingly to a white supremacist group.

    Federal agents are tracking a number of hate groups with chapters in the area. High on...

  • ‘United Against Hate’

    By Tom Tugend

    June 24, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    Under a giant banner that read "Sacramento United Against Hate," some 4,500 citizens of all faiths and colors dedicated themselves to the fight against bigotry as their answer to coordinated arson attacks on three local synagogues.

    More than 2,500 people crammed into the Community...

  • Igniting Israel’s Powder Keg

    By Larry Derfner

    September 4, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    The Reform movement's kindergarten in the Jerusalem suburb of Mevasseret Zion was torched by arsonists on the eve of Monday's opening of the school year. No one was injured, but the kindergarten's walls were blackened with soot, windows were broken, and equipment and toys were...
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