On Sunday, in the intense heat of a mid-summer day, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, carried a Sephardic Torah for one-half mile along city streets in Tarzana to a new Persian synagogue that had been the victim of an anti-Semitic attack just two days earlier. Police are still...
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Moscow's five functioning synagogues have been repeated targets:
- Dec. 30, 1993 -- The old wooden building of the Marina Roscha Synagogue burned to the ground in what was considered an arson attack.
- 1994 -- A hand grenade was thrown at the window of the Bolshaya Bronnaya...
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...
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...
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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...
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...
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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...
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....
July 1, 1999 | 8:00 pmAs 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...
June 24, 1999 | 8:00 pmUnder 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...
September 4, 1997 | 8:00 pmThe 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...