UK community tightens security after Paris attacks

By Josh Jackman, November 16, 2015

Security was ramped up at synagogues over Shabbat following the terror attacks in Paris which killed at least 132 people.

A Community Security Trust spokesperson said that while there was “growing social media chatter in Arabic and English calling for, and threatening, further violence,” there was no specific intelligence concerning potential attacks in Britain.


Events postponed and security increased at Jewish sites in France and Italy, as Israel rallies for French victims

By Charlotte Oliver, November 15, 2015

The majority of Jewish communal activities planned in France this week have been suspended in the wake of Friday’s terror attacks that left 129 killed and 350 injured.


Concern raised for safety of French Jews following reports that the Bataclan theatre was targeted for being 'pro-Israel'

By Charlotte Oliver, November 15, 2015

France’s Jewish security community service, the SPCJ, has warned that the terror attacks that took place in Paris on Friday are a “very serious concern” for French Jews.

Following the attack, the group posted on Facebook detailed instructions to community leaders about how to keep their congregations safe.


Jewish leaders around the world condemn Paris terror attacks

By Charlotte Oliver, November 15, 2015

Jewish leaders in France and across the world have condemned the terrorist attacks that took place in Paris on Friday night, killing 129 people and leaving 350 injured.


They killed his two sons because he visited Israel

By Sandy Rashty, November 14, 2015

The day started like any other.

It was February 2005, and Iraqi parliamentarian Mithal al-Alusi had just enjoyed a morning coffee at home with his sons Ayman, 29, and Jamal, 24.


Two Israelis shot dead near Hebron

By JC Reporter, November 13, 2015

A father and son have been shot dead while driving through the southern Hebron Hills, according to initial reports.

Their vehicle was attacked by a Palestinian gunman who killed the Israelis and shot a 16-year-old in the foot, before fleeing.

An IDF spokesman has said the army is searching the area.


CST highlights its help to Danes

November 12, 2015

The Community Security Trust's support to Danish Jewry in the aftermath of the terrorist attack on Copenhagen's Great Synagogue in February was highlighted at the CST's northern dinner in Manchester on Monday.

Northern regional director Amanda Bomsztyk briefed the 250 guests on the attack, in which local security volunteer Dan Uzan was murdered.

She also introduced an emotive film made by th


Tiny portion of attackers are Israeli-Arabs

By Anshel Pfeffer, November 12, 2015

Despite an upswing of violence in East Jerusalem on Tuesday, the attacks on Israeli citizens and security personnel have mainly taken place in the West Bank, particularly in Hebron and south of Jerusalem, in the past two weeks.


Charedi paper writes: 'Please don't kill us'

By Nathan Jeffay, November 5, 2015

A Charedi newspaper has sparked outrage by appealing in Arabic for terrorists to leave the strictly Orthodox alone.


Israeli intelligence may have tipped off UK on Sinai flight danger

By Orlando Radice, November 4, 2015

The British government may have based its decision to suspend flights to and from Sharm el-Sheikh on information supplied by Israeli intelligence, a well-connected source has said.

According to the source, Britain does not have special intelligence capabilities in the Sinai Peninsula, where a Russian passenger jet crashed last Saturday morning, killing all 224 people on board.