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  • Palestinian mosque in West Bank torched in suspected arson

    2 weeks ago

    A mosque was set alight in a suspected arson attack in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday and the name of an Israeli vigilante group called "price tag" was found scribbled on an outside wall, Palestinian officials and witnesses said.

    Israeli President Reuven Rivlin condemned the...

  • Israeli mosque entrance torched in suspected price tag attack

    April 18, 2014 | 2:36 pm

    Israeli police are investigating the torching of the entrance to a mosque in northern Israel and the spraying of anti-Arab slogans on its walls.

    A security camera at the Abu Bakr al Sadik Mosque in Um al-Fahm filmed three unidentified men wearing masks spray painting “Arabs out”...

  • Protesters storm Cairo building after bloodbath, U.S. to review Egypt aid

    August 15, 2013 | 3:21 pm

    Supporters of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood stormed and torched a government building in Cairo on Thursday, while families tried to identify hundreds of mutilated bodies piled in a Cairo mosque a day after they were shot dead by the security forces.

    Egypt's health ministry says 623...

  • Abbas denies Jerusalem’s Jewish heritage

    August 22, 2012 | 1:53 pm

    Jerusalem’s identity is Arab, and the city’s and Christian holy sites must be protected from Israeli threats, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said.

    Abbas also said that Israeli authorities want to build a Jewish Temple on the site of the al-Aksa mosque and Dome of the...

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  • French Jewish leaders ‘outraged’ by mosque desecration near Toulouse

    August 3, 2012 | 10:59 am

    French Jewish leaders are calling the tossing of two pig heads into a mosque not far from Toulouse “an odious desecration.”

    Worshippers at the Salam mosque in Montauban in southern France discovered two pig heads at the entrance to the building yesterday.

    On March 15, Muslim...

  • Q&A with the 'Ground Zero' Imam

    By Dennis Prager

    July 24, 2012 | 4:48 pm

    On July 20, Jewish Journal columnist Dennis Prager conducted a lengthy interview on his radio show with Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, author of “What’s Right with Islam Is What’s Right with America,” who is best known for his plans to build an Islamic community center, including a...

  • Israeli leaders condemn attack on West Bank mosque

    June 19, 2012 | 4:33 pm

    Israeli leaders vowed to bring the attackers of a West Bank mosque to justice.

    The mosque, near Ramallah, was set on fire and vandalized early Tuesday morning in what is being called a price tag attack. The graffiti messages include “The war has begun,”  “Pay the price” and “Ulpana...

  • Baltimore synagogue offers to share parking lot with mosque

    April 25, 2012 | 10:17 am

    A synagogue in a Baltimore suburb with a large Orthodox Jewish population has offered to share its parking lot with a mosque.

    The Baltimore Hebrew Congregation in Pikesville, Md., has offered the use of its parking facilities to a fledgling congregation of Ahmaddiya Muslims that...

  • State Department condemns vandalism of West Bank mosque

    January 12, 2012 | 7:47 am

    The United States condemned the vandalizing of a mosque in the northern West Bank.

    “The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms today’s most recent vandalizing of a mosque, as well as the burning of three cars, in the West Bank village of Dir Istiya. Hateful,...

  • West Bank mosque set alight following outpost razing

    December 15, 2011 | 8:09 am

    A mosque in the West Bank was set alight hours after Israeli soldiers demolished two structures in an illegal outpost.

    The interior of a mosque in a village near Ramallah was torched after being soaked with gasoline on Thursday morning. The words “war” and “Mitzpe Yitzhar,” the...

  • Jerusalem mosque torched as rightists clash with police

    December 14, 2011 | 8:28 am

    Israeli right-wing activists clashed with police in Jerusalem, after a mosque in the capital city was targeted by arsonists.

    The torching of the mosque on Wednesday morning followed a series of other so-called price tag attacks in the West Bank in reaction to the possible evacuation...

  • Vandalism on Safed synagogues being probed as retaliation for mosque arson

    October 12, 2011 | 11:58 am

    Police are investigating vandalism on four synagogues in Safed as possible retaliation for a mosque arson in northern Israel.

    The words “Death to Jews” were spray-painted on the synagogues and a car Tuesday night in the northern Israeli city.

    The mosque arson took place on Oct. 2...

  • Second suspect arrested in mosque arson

    October 10, 2011 | 11:21 am

    A second suspect was arrested in connection with the burning of a mosque in a Bedouin-Arab town in northern Israel.

    Few details have been released about the second suspect, who reportedly is a resident of the West Bank. He was scheduled to appear Monday in a Tel Aviv court for a...

  • Israel holds suspects in settler deaths, mosque fire

    October 6, 2011 | 6:56 pm

    Israel said on Thursday it had arrested five Palestinians in the West Bank in connection with the stoning of a vehicle that overturned, killing a Jewish settler and his baby late last month.

    Their arrest earlier this month was announced after Israel said it was holding a Jewish...

  • Suspect arrested in mosque arson

    October 6, 2011 | 11:34 am

    Police have arrested an 18-year-old Jewish male in connection with the arson of a mosque in a Bedouin Arab town in northern Israel.

    Police confirmed that they made the arrest several hours after the attack and that the suspect since then has been held in prison, according to...

  • Bedouin Arabs riot following mosque arson

    October 4, 2011 | 8:58 am

    Residents of the Bedouin Arab town of Tuba-Zangariyye in northern Israel have torched local community buildings in the wake of an arson attack on a local mosque.

    The protesters, mostly village youth, set fire to the local council building Monday night and also seriously damaged the...

  • Outpost homes razed, mosque attacked in alleged retribution

    September 5, 2011 | 2:40 pm

    Several hundred police officers arrived early Monday morning at the Migron outpost to raze three permanent homes.

    Hours later, a mosque in the West Bank near Nablus was vandalized in what is believed to be a “price tag” attack. “Price tag” refers to the strategy extremist settlers...

  • Mosques organize prayer for 'Irvine 11'

    August 29, 2011 | 10:59 am

    Mosques in Southern California sponsored prayer services in support of 10 students going on trial for interrupting a university speech last year by Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. Michael Oren.

    The students from the University of California, Irvine and the University of California,...

  • State Department condemns West Bank mosque torching

    June 9, 2011 | 10:29 am

    The United States condemned the torching of a West Bank mosque.

    “This attack is the latest of several such acts of violence against West Bank mosques. These incidents have served to undermine efforts to promote a comprehensive peace in the region. We call on the Israeli government...

  • Jewish settlers accused of torching mosque

    May 3, 2011 | 10:49 am

    Palestinian leaders are blaming Jewish settlers for a fire in a West Bank mosque.

    The fire early Tuesday morning broke out in a mosque inside a village school building in Hawara, near Nablus. The governor of Nablus, Jibreen al Bakri, accused settlers of arson, Reuters reported.

    Two...

  • Pelosi calls for transparency from both sides in mosque dispute

    August 18, 2010 | 6:53 pm

    Nancy Pelosi agreed with an ADL call on a group planning a mosque near Ground Zero to reveal its funders, but said the mosque’s opponents should do the same.

    The speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives weighed in Wednesday on the controversy. She echoed statements from...

  • Sinai Akiba Students Visit Islamic Center [VIDEO]

    By Melanie Reynard

    May 7, 2010 | 6:44 pm

    Seventh-grade students and faculty from Sinai Akiba Academy in Westwood filed into the Islamic Center in Los Angeles at noon May 7 for a lecture on Muslim culture and to observe an afternoon prayer session. 


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    Jihad Turk, director of...

  • Did Former JDL Boss Confess to Bomb Plots?

    By Tom Tugend

    March 17, 2009 | 2:27 pm

    Looking briefly at this, the “news” seems to be that Rubin admitted to what the government charged (and Krugel admitted), i.e, they planned to blow up the mosque and Issa’s office. I think few people, other than Irv’s wife, thought otherwise.

    What’s more intriguing to me, if the...

  • Shlomo’s World

    By Howard Blume

    February 23, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Shlomo Wollins begins his narration well before we reach Hebron, a city on the very fault line of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. His tour, by car and by foot, on this late January day is an entry into a worldview of The Chosen and The Other, in which Jews, God's Good Guys, are the...

  • Vigil Points to Interfaith Inroads

    By Andrea Adelson

    January 1, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    With Chanukah bracketed by major Christian and Muslim celebrations, last month might have been a propitious time to find common ground between the Abrahamic faiths.

    Instead, a pair of incidents occurring within days of each other reveals the breadth of the cultural divide.

    Prompted...

  • JDL Trial Set for October

    By Mike Levy

    April 11, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    The trial of Jewish Defense League (JDL) leaders Irv Rubin and Earl Krugel on criminal conspiracy charges in the alleged plot to detonate bombs at a mosque and a congressman's office is scheduled to begin in October. As Rubin and Krugel await their trial in a shared cell at the...

  • They’re Heeeeere

    By Rob Eshman

    May 3, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    According to a recently released Shaw University study, there are now between 6 and 7 million Muslims living in America. The study's figures may be a bit inflated, but few doubt their larger meaning: either Muslims now outnumber Jews in America, or they soon will.

    The Journal...

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