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Researchers at Tel Aviv University detected 73 percent of lies told by trial participants based on the contraction of their facial muscles. Credit: Pixabay.

Tel Aviv University discovers technology to expose ‘liars’ through activation of facial muscles

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Researchers at Tel Aviv University detected 73 percent of lies told by trial participants based on the contraction of their facial muscles—achieving a higher rate of detection than any other known method. The study...
Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha Synagogue in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pa. Credit: Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh.

Can a synagogue feel open with locked doors? Rabbis reflect on Pittsburgh, three years...

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In a sense, the Jewish communal reactions to the synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh and the coronavirus pandemic were diametric opposites. After Robert Bowers shot and killed 11 worshippers at the Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha Synagogue...
Ronen Bar, the newly appointed head of the Shin Bet security services, leaves his home in central Israel, Oct. 11, 2021. Photo by Flash90.

Ronen Bar becomes chief of Shin Bet security agency

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Israel’s government approved Ronen Bar as the new chief of the Shin Bet intelligence agency on Monday. Responding to the development, Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz tweeted: “Ronen, in my name and in the name...
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul speaks at a “Westchester Stands United Against Anti-Semitism and Hate” rally at the Jewish Community Center of Mid-Westchester. Credit: Lev Radin/Shutterstock.

New York boosts funding to secure communities against hate crimes, anti-Semitism

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New York Gov. Kathy Hochul visited the Museum of Jewish Heritage in Lower Manhattan on Wednesday to announce an increase in state funding to help secure communities against hate crimes. “This place is a stark...
Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz speaks during a press conference at the IDF headquarters in Tel Aviv, April 22, 2021. Photo by Tomer Neuberg/Flash90.

Gantz holds security briefing with IDF officials, talks about confronting terror groups

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Israel’s Defense Minister Benny Gantz toured the Israel Defense Forces Central Command on Tuesday and held a situation assessment with senior commanders. According to a statement by Gantz’s office, he was joined by IDF Chief...
A gate with a Star of David on it. Credit: Shutterstock/Peter Ekvall.

Looking back and ahead: Analyzing US, Jewish communal security concerns post-9/11

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As Americans gather this year to remember the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, they do so amid a landscape that is increasingly divided domestically, where hate crimes are at a record high,...
Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Koretz (D-5th District) hosted a meeting at the Museum of Tolerance with members of the Los Angeles Police Department, who offered suggestions to Jewish leaders and community members regarding security prior to the High Holidays, Sept. 1, 2021. Credit: ©City of Los Angeles.

Los Angeles police offer security tips to Jewish leaders ahead of High Holidays

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Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Koretz hosted a meeting on Sept. 1 at the Museum of Tolerance with presentations by members of the Los Angeles Police Department to Jewish leaders and community members regarding synagogue and...
Israel’s Deputy Defense Minister Alon Schuster details plans to local council leaders for rocket-proof protection in Israeli homes near the northern border with Lebanon, Aug. 10, 2021. Credit: Yuval Revah/Gambit Hafakot.

Israeli minister details plans for rocket-proof protection in northern Israeli homes

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Israel’s Deputy Defense Minister Alon Schuster met with the heads of local councils in the country’s north and provided details about plans to install rocket-proof protection in homes near the Lebanon border. Under the Defense...
The U.S. Capitol building. Credit: Martin Falbisoner via Wikimedia Commons.

Senate advances bill to help faith-based entities, houses of worship with security

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The Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee unanimously advanced a bill last week to develop and fund security for faith-based organizations, including schools, houses of worship and other religious institutions. It comes as...
Soldiers of the Belgian army guarding the Brussels synagogue. Credit: Roman Yanushevsky/Shutterstock.

Belgian government decides to remove army protection from Jewish sites

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The head of the European Jewish Association (EJA) said on Wednesday that the Belgian government’s decision to remove army protection at Jewish institutions makes “zero sense” and leaves Jews “wide open with a target on...