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Chabad of Poway Shooting Victims Suing Gun Manufacturer and Dealer

"We and the plaintiffs hope to make all Americans safer.”

Did Covering Up Black Nationalist Hate Lead to Kosher Market Shooting?

The New York Times called Black Hebrew Israelites “sidewalk ministers” who practice “tough love.” The Washington Post described them as nonviolent and their anti-Semitic “street...

Jewish Community on Edge After Jersey City Supermarket Attack

The week after the anti-Semitic attack on a kosher supermarket in Jersey City, N.J., has brought more information but little comfort to the Jewish...

Santa Clarita’s Jewish Community Responds to Saugus High School Shooting

Representatives from Santa Clarita synagogues spoke with the Journal Thursday morning following the shooting at Saugus High School that occurred at approximately 7:40 a.m. Congregation...

A Modern Day of Mourning

Like so many Reform Jews, I have lived my life with the sometimes difficult reconciliation between our powerful tradition and living in the modern...

I’m Really Starting to Lose It: Remarks on El Paso and Dayton

Something is happening to me. Every day, I worry whether I’ll be a victim of a gunman with a manifesto. I know that more Americans...

El Paso Was Not Random or Senseless. It Was Xenocide.

In the midst of rage, it’s hard to think straight. After more than 30 people were murdered last week in three separate mass shootings,...

Stopping ‘Xenocide’ in the 21st Century

Along with the recent attacks in Pittsburgh, Poway, and Christchurch, New Zealand, the Aug. 3 attack on a Walmart in El Paso appears to...

Horrific Fallout of Destructive Rhetoric

First I want to express my condolences to the many families who have experienced great loss this last 24 hours. One minute your family...

Poway Torah Dedicated in Gilbert-Kaye’s Honor

Following the 30-day mourning period of Lori Gilbert-Kaye’s death and the Jewish holiday of Lag b’Omer, the Poway Chabad community gathered May 22 to...

Updates from San Diego: Community Gathers, Prays, Grieves

SAN DIEGO – Shaina, a 15-year-old girl, corralled her younger sister and six other kids and led them out a back exit of Chabad...

Suspect in Poway Synagogue Shooting Was an Equal Opportunity Hater

Elijah the Prophet was nowhere to be found in San Diego County on the last day of Passover, and definitely not at Chabad of...

Mourning the Loss of Chabad Synagogue Congregant Lori Gilbert Kaye

On April 27 at Chabad of Poway, an anti-Semitic gunman shot and killed my friend Lori Gilbert-Kaye, 60. She was a jewel of our...

Pittsburgh Newspaper Wins Pulitzer for Coverage of Synagogue Massacre

(JTA) — The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette was awarded the 2019 Pulitzer Prize in breaking news reporting for its coverage of the Tree of Life synagogue...

Man Charged for Posting Plans on Facebook to Kill Jews in Mass Shooting

(JTA) — A Washington state man was charged with two felonies for posting plans on Facebook to commit a mass shooting against Jewish targets...

NZ Muslim Leader Dismisses Colleague’s Claims That Mossad Ordered Mosque Killings

(JTA) — A Muslim community leader in New Zealand dismissed claims by the head of the country’s biggest mosque that Israel’s Mossad intelligence agency...

Israeli Father Shot in Terrorist Attack Dies of Wounds

A father of 12 shot during a terror attack in the Ariel and Gitai junctions in Judea and Samaria died Monday morning, March 18,...

Los Angeles Jewish Community Invited to Muslim Solidarity Event at Noon Today

In the wake of last night’s terror attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand, the Los Angeles Jewish community is invited to a community-wide press conference...

Shooting Outside Etz Jacob Synagogue in L.A., Security Guard Arrested

Update: Feb. 15 - 8:30 a.m. A security guard at Etz Jacob synagogue/ Ohel Chana Girls High School has been arrested on suspicion of assault...

Jewish Family, Friends Remember Parkland Victims on One-Year Anniversary

It has been a long year since the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Fla, and many are taking time Feb. 14...

Israeli Forces Arrest Palestinian for Bus Stop Shooting

Israeli security forces arrested a Palestinian terrorist for allegedly taking part in a Dec. 13 shooting at a Givat Assaf bus stop, close to...

De Toledo High School: Hub of Community and Hope

For over a month now, de Toledo High School (dTHS) in West Hills has opened its doors and its arms to those in need. Head...

It’s Getting Personal

Just moments before I started writing this, I saw a post on Twitter about a shooting at a Chicago hospital with multiple people wounded....

After Grieving for Pittsburgh, I Witnessed Thousand Oaks

This was the “next time.” Words fail, but words right now are all I can muster. We were on the dance floor, in the middle of...

How Do I Put Myself in the Shoes of a Mass Murderer?

With the level of our national discourse reaching all-time lows, commentators with a bent for “bridge building” have been promoting the character trait of...

VC Sheriff Sgt., 11 Others Killed in Shooting in Thousand Oaks Dance Club; Shooter Identified as Former Marine

Update at 8:24 p.m.: Rabbi Chaim Bryski told the Journal he had been with the families and community at Los Robles Regional Medical Center since 6:15...

Talking to Your Children About Pittsburgh

While the Los Angeles community has come together to remember and honor the victims from the Tree of Life Congregation synagogue, many parents are...

‘There Are No Words’: Pittsburgh Paper Puts Hebrew Words of Mourning On Front Page

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette posted the first four words to the Mourner’s Kaddish in Hebrew on the front page of their Friday newspaper and on...

Last Pittsburgh Shooting Victim Laid to Rest Friday

Rose Mallinger, 97, was the last of the 11 Pittsburgh shooting victims to be laid to rest on Friday. Mallinger was described as a youthful...

Three More Pittsburgh Victims Laid to Rest Thursday

Three more Pittsburgh shooting victims were laid to rest on Thursday: married couple Sylvan and Bernice Simon – 86 and 84 respectfully – and...

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One of Israel’s top public health experts is praising the decision to name Prof. Nachman Ash to lead the country’s coronavirus efforts following Prof....

France is Cracking Down on Radical Islam – With the Blessing of its Jewish Minority

(JTA) — As the French government rolls out a controversial plan that amounts to its most robust crackdown on religious activity in decades, it...

US to Extend Bilateral Agreements with Israel into Judea and Samaria, Golan

The United States and Israel will eliminate territorial restrictions for bilateral agreements in a ceremony on Wednesday. The move will build upon a policy shift...

The Jewish Faucis: Orthodox Doctors Battle COVID — and Disinformation — in Orthodox Communities

Orthodox doctors living in Orthodox communities have served in a number of new roles over the course of the past six months — providing medical guidance to COVID patients far beyond the confines of their day jobs, advising on quarantine procedures and shaping policies for camps and schools to reopen.

Jewish Groups React to Amy Coney Barrett’s Confirmation to US Supreme Court

Jewish groups reacted immediately following the U.S. Senate confirmation on Monday of Amy Coney Barrett as the 115th U.S. Supreme Court justice a week...
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