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  • Amended charges have suspected JCC shooter facing possible death sentence

    October 20, 2014 | 1:19 pm

    The alleged gunman in a shooting spree at two Jewish agencies in Kansas City is facing a potential death sentence after prosecutors amended charges against him.

    Prosecutors in Johnson County, Kansas, on Friday dismissed a charge of first-degree murder against Frazier Glenn...

  • Lebanon sentences Israel spies to death

    November 2, 2010 | 10:17 am

    A Lebanese military court sentenced three of the country’s citizens to death for spying for Israel.

    Two of the alleged spies had fled the country, reportedly for Israel, and were sentenced in absentia.  The third man, Jawdat el-Hakim, admitted to working for Israel for 10 years beginning in 1999, Ynet reported.

    The men can appeal the sentence to a higher court.

  • Activism Unites A Community

    By Tom Tugend

    June 24, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    The 600 men and women attending Shabbat services at the Eretz Cultural Center stood for a minute's silence as a man on the bema slowly read the names of the 13 Jews arrested as "Zionist spies" by Iran and facing possible death sentences.

    It was a quiet moment for the congregation of...

  • A Call for Justice and Freedom

    By Tom Tugend

    June 17, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    A dramatic appearance by the Rev. Jesse Jackson in Los Angeles last week helped kick into high gear an international campaign to free 13 Iranian Jews who were arrested by Iranian authorities for alleged espionage, and who face possible execution.

    In a news conference...

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