ISlamic extremism

Messianic San Bernardino Victim Was ‘Gentile’ Supporter Of Israel, The Jewish People

12/06/2015 - 19:00

While America puzzles over the mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, many American Jews are puzzling over an additional element: the religious identity of victim Nicholas Thalasinos.

Nicholas Thalasinos renewing his marital vows with his wife at a Jewish-style ceremony, 2013. JTA

Cameron Lays Out Plan To Combat Islamic Extremism

07/20/2015 - 20:00

British Prime Minister David Cameron laid out a five-year plan to combat Islamic extremism, including curbing anti-Semitism.

Obama to Deliver New Muslim World Speech

05/10/2011 - 20:00

WASHINGTON (JTA) -- President Obama reportedly is planning a new speech to the Muslim world that would call for a rejection of Islamic militancy.

The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday that the White House is planning for such a speech within the next two weeks, just as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to roll out proposals for reviving peace talks with the Palestinians in a meeting with Obama and in a speech to the U.S. Congress.

Would-be Synagogue Bombers Convicted

10/17/2010 - 20:00

(JTA) -- Four men caught in an FBI sting operation were convicted of plotting to blow up synagogues in New York City.

The men, arrested in May 2009, were convicted Monday by a jury in a U.S. District Court in Manhattan of planting bombs at the Riverdale Jewish Center and the Riverdale Temple, both in the Bronx, and of planning to shoot down U.S. military aircraft using surface-to-air missiles.

The bombs and missiles provided by an FBI informant were disabled.

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