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  • Crimes against Jews increase in Montreal

    April 30, 2010 | 9:46 am

    A rash of crimes against the Jewish community in two Montreal neighborhoods has included swastikas painted on private homes and robberies.

    The Outrement suburb and Côte des Neiges district of Montreal are home to a large number of Chasidim.

    In Otremount, swastikas were painted on...

  • Jewish Group: Long-Awaited Bashir Arrest Is a “Window of Opportunity”

    By Jay Firestone

    March 5, 2009 | 3:32 pm

    This is a statement made by Jewish World Watch president Janice Kamenir-Reznik and JWW executive director Tzivia Schwartz Getzug.

    March 4, 2009

    In an unprecedented move, judges at the International Criminal Court today issued a long-awaited arrest warrant against Sudanese...

  • FBI says hate crimes are up, but not so much

    By JewishJournal.com

    November 19, 2007 | 2:12 pm

    From the Federal Bureau of Investigation:

    Last Tuesday, a 22-year-old white supremacist named Gabriel Laskey was sentenced for his role in a hateful attack on Temple Beth Israel, a Jewish synagogue in Eugene, Oregon.

    A few years earlier, Laskey, his brother Jacob, and two other men...

  • Buck Stops at Prisoner Torture

    By Yehuda Lev

    May 27, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Why am I not surprised at the news of the mistreatment of Iraqis in an American version of Saddam Hussein's prisons, crimes, which in fact, occurred in the very same Baghdad prison that was notorious as a torture center in pre-occupation Iraq?

    Take a group of American men and women...

  • Rudolph Linked to Anti-Jewish Ideology

    By Peter Ephross

    June 5, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Eric Rudolph, the U.S. white supremacist arrested over the weekend for four bombings, including an attack at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, was apparently motivated by an anti-Semitic ideology known as Christian Identity.

    Rudolph, 36, also wrote a paper espousing Holocaust denial...

  • Community Briefs

    August 15, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Daniel Pearl Laid to Rest

    Family and close friends buried slain Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl Sunday morning and vowed that his example would continue to inspire "millions of friends and strangers touched by his life and death."

    Pearl, 38, was kidnapped and killed...

  • Milosevic in The Hague

    By Lawrence Douglas

    February 21, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    "A triumph for the civilized world." So characterized The New York Times about the war crimes trial of Slobodan Milosevic that started this past week in The Hague.

    Certainly there is cause in the international legal community for such triumphalist sentiment. When the United Nations...

  • Madeleine’s War

    By Rob Eshman

    February 14, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    The trial of former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic got underway at the International War Crimes Tribunal in The Hague this week. Milosevic reportedly plans to call 35 witnesses in his defense, including former President Bill Clinton; British Prime Minister Tony Blair, and...

  • The Man Behind the JDL

    By Tom Tugend

    December 20, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    In the FBI's dossier he is listed as Irving David Rubin, 56, a self-described conservative Republican, Air Force veteran, married for 21 years and the father of two children.

    To everyone else he is Irv Rubin, chairman of the Jewish Defense League, an acute embarrassment to most...

  • Motivated by Hate

    By Peter Ephross

    May 4, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Some Jewish facilities in Pittsburgh are under increased security following last week's shooting rampage that killed five minorities, including one Jewish woman.

    Police are adding patrols and keeping marked police cars parked near some Pittsburgh Jewish institutions.

    "We live in an era...

  • Furrow, Security and Hate

    By Tom Tugend

    August 26, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    Buford O. Furrow Jr. will be tried first in federal court on charges of murdering a U.S. postal carrier. The state trial of the confessed gunman for the alleged shooting spree at the North Valley Jewish Community Center will be delayed until after the federal case is concluded.


  • 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...