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Jewish death row inmate granted new trial after claims of anti-Semitism

Jewish death row inmate granted new trial after claims of anti-Semitism

Dallas court rules Texas Jewish death row inmate Randy Halprin should be granted new trial due to claims of anti-Semitic judge.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2021 16:13
Texas governor Greg Abbott bars  COVID vaccine mandates

Texas governor Greg Abbott bars COVID vaccine mandates

Abbott bars all COVID-19 vaccine mandates in the state by any entity, including private employers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2021 10:43
Texas Governor bars vaccine mandates

Texas Governor bars vaccine mandates

Texas Governor Greg Abbott issues executive order barring all COVID-19 vaccine mandates in the state by any entity.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2021 04:14
Republican gubernatorial candidate has COVID-19

Republican gubernatorial candidate has COVID-19

Allen West, candidate for Republican nomination Texas governor, receiving antibody injections after being diagnosed with COVID-19 pneumonia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2021 05:10
Will Matthew McConaughey run for Texas governor?

Will Matthew McConaughey run for Texas governor?

Actor described himself as “more of a folk singin', philosopher, poet-statesman than I am a per-se definitive politician.”Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/10/2021 16:05
Suspect in Texas school shooting arrested

Suspect in Texas school shooting arrested

Police in Texas arrest 18-year-old Timothy George Simpkins, who opened fire during a fight at his Dallas-area high school, wounding four.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/10/2021 03:10
Watch: Pro-choice activists protest Texas anti-abortion laws

Watch: Pro-choice activists protest Texas anti-abortion laws

Women seeking abortion have reportedly fled Texas for nearby states.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/10/2021 10:00
Texas to divest from Ben & Jerry's

Texas to divest from Ben & Jerry's

Texas adds Ben & Jerry's and its parent company, Unilever, to the state's list of companies that boycott Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 25/09/2021 00:00
Watch: Thousands of migrants from Haiti overpower police at Texas border

Watch: Thousands of migrants from Haiti overpower police at Texas border

Texas governor blasted Biden for cancelling an order to deport illegal aliens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/09/2021 11:36
Texas Republican: 'No intention of following Biden's COVID-19 mandates'

Texas Republican: 'No intention of following Biden's COVID-19 mandates'

Rep. Chip Roy lambasted President Biden for the continued surge of illegal immigrants crossing from Mexico with no COVID rules in place.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/09/2021 11:14
Hurricane Nicholas makes landfall, threatening Texas

Hurricane Nicholas makes landfall, threatening Texas

Following landfall on Texas coast, Hurricane Nicholas is expected to move towards southwestern Louisiana, National Hurricane Center says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/09/2021 11:38
Suspect in slaying of Texas Jewish woman wrote about 'Jewish Satan worshippers'

Suspect in slaying of Texas Jewish woman wrote about 'Jewish Satan worshippers'

Latest evidence reveals Georgette Kaufmann and her husband Daniel Kaufmann were targeted by shooter because they were Jewish.Dan Verbin, 13/09/2021 21:08
Group representing 1,500 rabbis back Texas abortion restrictions

Group representing 1,500 rabbis back Texas abortion restrictions

Rabbinical group condemns National Council of Jewish Women and offers support for new law significantly limiting abortions in Texas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/09/2021 18:44
Sweeping abortion ban goes into effect in Texas

Sweeping abortion ban goes into effect in Texas

New 'heartbeat law' bans virtually all abortions after week 6 of pregnancy in Texas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/09/2021 17:20
Will Texas have enough storage space for all the dead bodies?

Will Texas have enough storage space for all the dead bodies?

With the governor telling residents they don't have to implement COVID measures, local officials requested trailers for more dead bodies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/08/2021 07:28
Texas Governor tests positive for COVID-19

Texas Governor tests positive for COVID-19

Texas Governor Greg Abbott tests positive for COVID-19 and currently experiencing no symptoms, his office announces.Ben Ariel, 18/08/2021 00:36
Texas examining whether Ben & Jerry's violates anti-BDS law

Texas examining whether Ben & Jerry's violates anti-BDS law

Unilever could lose $100 million from Texas if Ben & Jerry's is found to be in violation of state anti-BDS law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/07/2021 16:09
Texas Democrats sing 'We Shall Overcome' after fleeing voting on GOP-led bill

Texas Democrats sing 'We Shall Overcome' after fleeing voting on GOP-led bill

In the midst of their press briefing, Texas Dems broke out in song after going to Washington to prevent the passage of a GOP-led bill.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/07/2021 07:42
Trump participates in Texas border security briefing

Trump participates in Texas border security briefing

Former President Trump, Texas Governor Abbott participate in border security briefing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/07/2021 11:08
Watch: Search for Biblical red heifer reaches Texas

Watch: Search for Biblical red heifer reaches Texas

Texas rabbi inspects newborn cows on behalf of Temple Institute to find the rare red heifer, which undoes the highest levels of impurity.Yoni Kempinski, 17/06/2021 22:37
Texas first US state to adopt IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Texas first US state to adopt IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Resolution backing IHRA definition of anti-Semitism passes both houses of Texas legislature with no dissenting votes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/06/2021 20:01
Federal judge in Texas rejects challenge to vaccine mandate

Federal judge in Texas rejects challenge to vaccine mandate

Judge throws out lawsuit challenging Houston hospital's requirement that workers be vaccinated - then rips comparison to Nazi Germany.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 16/06/2021 07:30
Texas: Neo-Nazi arrested for planning mass shooting

Texas: Neo-Nazi arrested for planning mass shooting

Man in possession of Nazi paraphernalia, firearms arrested after threatening shooting at a Texas Walmart.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/05/2021 18:45
Two men killed in Tesla vehicle crash in Texas

Two men killed in Tesla vehicle crash in Texas

Authorities say neither of the men were behind the wheel when the vehicle crashed and caught fire north of Houston.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/04/2021 06:43
Texas Rep. Kevin Brady announces retirement

Texas Rep. Kevin Brady announces retirement

Long-serving Republican Congressman announces this will be his last term in office, will not run for reelection in 2022.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/04/2021 18:34
Texas governor raises speculation regarding Biden approach to presidency

Texas governor raises speculation regarding Biden approach to presidency

Texas governor claims the president has opted out of interviews and claims his public appearances scripted.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/04/2021 13:25
One dead, four wounded in shooting in Texas

One dead, four wounded in shooting in Texas

One person killed and at least four wounded in a shooting at an industrial park in Bryan, Texas. One person taken into custody.Ben Ariel, 09/04/2021 01:40
Texas: Woman arrested after not wearing mask at bank

Texas: Woman arrested after not wearing mask at bank

Woman arrested after not wearing mask at a Galveston bank despite Texas governor's lifting of mask mandate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/03/2021 10:58
Biden: Last thing we need is Neanderthal thinking

Biden: Last thing we need is Neanderthal thinking

Biden rips Governors of Texas and Mississippi for deciding to lift their states’ mask mandates and restrictions on businesses.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/03/2021 02:58
Texas lifts mask mandate, permits reopening of businesses

Texas lifts mask mandate, permits reopening of businesses

Mississippi also lifts its mask mandate, except for K-12 schools.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/03/2021 03:05
Houston Jewish community pulls together to save COVID vaccines

Houston Jewish community pulls together to save COVID vaccines

World Bnei Akiva emissaries working in Houston join with local Jewish community to organize mass vaccine campaign after freezers fail.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/02/2021 11:43
Texas Congressman dies after contracting COVID-19

Texas Congressman dies after contracting COVID-19

Rep. Ron Wright tested positive for COVID-19 on January 21 and had been hospitalized in recent days.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/02/2021 02:01
17-year-old Texas girl smells smoke, saves sick family

17-year-old Texas girl smells smoke, saves sick family

Binaca Rivera was the only one of her family not deprived of the sense of smell by COVID-19. It came in handy.Shlomo Witty, 17/01/2021 19:05
Veterans Affairs removes headstones with swastikas at Texas cemetery

Veterans Affairs removes headstones with swastikas at Texas cemetery

Headstones for German prisoners of war which included swastikas, references to 'the Fuhrer' removed from Texas VA cemetery.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 25/12/2020 07:18
Trump seeks to join Texas bid to invalidate millions of votes

Trump seeks to join Texas bid to invalidate millions of votes

Trump asks to intervene in Texas' lawsuit which seeks to invalidate millions of votes in four battleground states.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2020 00:28
Alan Dershowitz: Texas' attempt to sue other states over election results 'won't succeed'

Alan Dershowitz: Texas' attempt to sue other states over election results 'won't succeed'

"A+ for creativity," says prominent law professor, "but very doubtful that it will work."Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/12/2020 10:40
Texas sues states Biden won in Supreme Court

Texas sues states Biden won in Supreme Court

Texas says Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin unconstitutionally changed their voting procedures. SCOTUS agrees to hear case.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/12/2020 06:26
Trump projected to win Texas

Trump projected to win Texas

President Trump now projected to win Texas' 38 electoral votes, even as Biden cuts Trump's 2016 margin.David Rosenberg, 04/11/2020 07:12
Texas man charged for threatening students during 'Zoom-bomb'

Texas man charged for threatening students during 'Zoom-bomb'

19-year-old Texas man facing charges of threatening an attack on University of Houston after "Zoom-bombed" online class and praising ISIS.Elad Benari, 09/09/2020 06:35
Texas: Harris County  prosecutor resigns after sharing political Facebook post

Texas: Harris County prosecutor resigns after sharing political Facebook post

Texas prosecutor resigns over sharing Facebook post comparing Black Lives Matter to the Nazis.Marcy Oster, JTA, 01/07/2020 08:48
Shooting attack at Texas Navy base investigated as terrorism

Shooting attack at Texas Navy base investigated as terrorism

Suspect attempt to rush security gate at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi with a vehicle, before opening fire and injuring one person.Ben Ariel, 22/05/2020 00:33
New cases of coronavirus reported in Texas and Washington

New cases of coronavirus reported in Texas and Washington

President Donald Trump says his country is dealing with the coronavirus outbreak better than all other countries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/03/2020 00:59
Texas Jewish school wins state basketball championship

Texas Jewish school wins state basketball championship

Yavneh Academy of Dallas becomes first Jewish school to win a state champiomship in Texas history.Marcy Oster/JTA, 01/03/2020 20:58
Governor Abbott: 'Anybody who is an enemy of Israel is an enemy of Texas'

Governor Abbott: 'Anybody who is an enemy of Israel is an enemy of Texas'

Texas Governor honored at Friends of Zion event in Jerusalem, receives 'Friends of Zion Award' for support of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/01/2020 10:48
Shooting at Texas church: 2 dead, 1 critically injured

Shooting at Texas church: 2 dead, 1 critically injured

The shooting ended quickly as a man pulled out his gun and shot the perp. A new Texas law allowing guns in churches passed only months ago.Sara Rubenstein, 29/12/2019 22:08
Texas Rep remembers Maccabees 'but Jews not on their own today'

Texas Rep remembers Maccabees 'but Jews not on their own today'

Rep Crenshaw: 'Together we are united against evil of anti-Semitism. We must stand united because scourge of anti-Semitism has not ended."Mordechai Sones, 23/12/2019 22:44
No Jews left to mourn as historic Texas synagogue burns

No Jews left to mourn as historic Texas synagogue burns

Temple Beth Israel of Breckenridge, closed since 1974, burns down decades after last Jew moved away from the town.Marcy Oster/JTA, 27/11/2019 21:47
Beto O'Rourke drops out of 2020 presidential race

Beto O'Rourke drops out of 2020 presidential race

Once considered a rising star in the Democratic party, former Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke saw his campaign peter out., 02/11/2019 17:51
At least 2 dead in Texas mass shooting

At least 2 dead in Texas mass shooting

Over a dozen shot overnight at Homecoming party for Texas A&M University.Gary Willig, 27/10/2019 10:41
Tornadoes damage Dallas Jewish federation and JCC buildings

Tornadoes damage Dallas Jewish federation and JCC buildings

Nine tornadoes caused considerable damage in North Texas, including at the Jewish federation and JCC buildings in Dallas.Marcy Oster, JTA, 23/10/2019 21:58
Mother handed six years in prison for medically abusing son

Mother handed six years in prison for medically abusing son

Texas mother pleads guilty to insisting on over 320 superfluous hospitalizations and 13 unnecessary surgeries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/10/2019 00:03
Suspected El Paso shooter pleads not guilty

Suspected El Paso shooter pleads not guilty

Patrick Crusius pleads not guilty to carrying out mass shooting at Walmart in El Paso, Texas.Ben Ariel, 11/10/2019 05:07
Jewish death row inmate wins stay of execution

Jewish death row inmate wins stay of execution

Texas death row inmate who accused his judge of anti-Semitism wins stay of execution.Marcy Oster, JTA, 06/10/2019 17:53
Jewish death row inmate appeals to Supreme Court

Jewish death row inmate appeals to Supreme Court

Randy Halprin, who says his judge was anti-Semitic, appeals to Supreme Court.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 05/10/2019 23:46
Texas university briefly on lockdown due to nearby shooting

Texas university briefly on lockdown due to nearby shooting

Baylor University in Texas, briefly goes on lockdown after shooting reported near campus. Incident not related to the university.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/10/2019 06:37
Calls to halt execution of man sentenced by 'anti-Semitic' judge

Calls to halt execution of man sentenced by 'anti-Semitic' judge

Jewish inmate claims Texas judge who sentenced him was biased by his anti-Semitism, and used anti-Jewish epithets.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 06/09/2019 07:45
Watch: 'Surreal' video captures gunfire in Odessa, Texas

Watch: 'Surreal' video captures gunfire in Odessa, Texas

CNN speaks with witness who captured footage of shooter as police arrive at the scene.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/09/2019 13:17