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San Francisco JCC lays off 150 employees, slashes budget by more than 40%

According to a letter to the public released on Monday afternoon, since the JCC closed on March 13 just days ahead of the city’s mandatory shelter-in-place order, it has seen a 98 percent decline in

By JTA/DAN PINE
17/06/2020
Painting by Pepe Fainberg

More than 50 JCCs nationwide receive emailed bomb threats

The spate of threats recalls successive waves of bomb threats made against JCCs and other Jewish institutions in 2017, many of which led to building evacuations.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA , BEN SALES/JTA
25/02/2020
Members of the white nationalist group the Honorable Sacred Knights of the Ku Klux Klan hold a rally

Ohio man who threatened JCC must stay in jail because he’s still a community threat

The Jewish community is not safe from Reardon, District Court Judge Patricia Gaughan, said in her ruling Tuesday.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
31/10/2019

Tornadoes damage Dallas Jewish federation and JCC buildings

No one was killed or badly injured in Sunday’s storms, the Dallas News reported.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
24/10/2019

Ohio man who threatened Youngstown, Ohio JCC online indicted

“This defendant’s video demonstrated that he had access to weapons and he posed a threat to a Jewish community center."

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
30/09/2019

Victim of LA JCC shooting attack, now 25, visits hospital which saved him

“We don’t get to see what happens … we never get to see them again,” nurse Cathy Carter said.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
09/08/2019
Resistance training using weights

Lawsuit claims Dallas JCC ignored sexual abuse of a 14-year-old girl

The suit claims that JCC executives repeatedly ignored or dismissed warnings and complaints that Randy Adrian, a gym worker in his mid-20s, was sexually harassing and assaulting a teenage girl.

By BEN SALES/JTA
08/05/2019
JCC bomb threats

Father of convicted Israeli JCC hoax bomber pens message to Trump

Israeli judge Zvi Gurfinkel sentenced the teenager to 10 years in jail plus a fine of NIS 60,000.

22/11/2018
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