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Religious services minister visits Colleyville, other Jewish communities to garner support

I sincerely hope and want that every Jew, wherever they may be in Israel or around the world will strongly identify with their nation-state," said Religious Affairs minister Matan Kahana.

25/03/2022

US House approves $1 billion for Iron Dome replenishment

A vote on the bill is expected in the upcoming days. The Iron Dome funding has been stalled for six months.

House cmt'ee pushes bill for $500m. for Nonprofit Security Grant Program

Since the antisemitic terrorist attack on Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas, numerous Jewish organizations have urged Congress to double the Nonprofit Security Grants Program budget.

I've listened to antisemitism and said nothing. No more - opinion

The writer was one of the Beth Israel congregants who was held hostage at the synagogue in Colleyville, Texas.

By JEFFREY R. COHEN
22/02/2022

FBI investigating antisemitic flyers in Colleyville

Flyers found in Colleyville accused Jews of causing COVID-19 and made hate-filled racist statements about black people.

21/02/2022
A Wider Bridge created a new inclusive flag with rainbow colors and a Star of David

Jewish federations umbrella group removes gun control and LGBTQ advocacy from policy priority list

The Jewish Federations of North America's new "Public Priorities" documents are written in a more sweeping language and avoid mention of specific equity issues and legislation.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
18/02/2022

New York federation funds security at smallest Orthodox synagogues

Monday’s announcement follows a spate of street attacks on visibly Orthodox Jews in Brooklyn, as well as last month’s hostage-taking at a synagogue in Colleyville, Texas.

By ANDREW SILOW-CARROLL / JTA
15/02/2022

Recent antisemitic events should serve as a wakeup call for Israel - opinion

Antisemitic events include the Colleyville hostage-taking, Whoopi Goldberg's comments on the Holocaust and Amnesty International's report.

By MEIRA LERNER
13/02/2022

Colleyville crisis followed increased online activism for 'Lady Al Qaeda'

A new study showed that the hostage-taking at the Beth Israel synagogue came amid an uptick in social media activity advocating for the release of Aafia Siddiqui.

After Colleyville, House committee holds a hearing on nonprofit security grants

Since the Colleyville attack, numerous Jewish organizations urged Congress to double the Nonprofit Security Grants Program budget.

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