(Wikipedia) - On January 26, 1981, a bomb exploded outside the San Francisco offices of Bank Melli Iran. According to the National Memorial Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism, a bomb exploded at BMI branch in San Francisco, shattering windows and damaging the wall of the building where the explosive was planted. No injuries were reported from explosion at the Bank Melli Iran in San Francisco's Financial District and no arrests were made. A caller from the Jewish Defense League claimed credit for the attack. Another call came from a group called the American Revenge Committee assumingly formed to take revenge against Iran for treatment of the former hostages. The latter claim seemed not very credible.
However, JDL; apparently a terror organization continued its operations inside the US without any challenges until 1985, mostly targeting victims in order to intimidate the Muslim community in particular. Facing no legal boundaries because of protection from AIPAC, since 1985, the attacks became more lethal until the attempted bombing of the Syrian mission in New York in 1992.
On Dec, 12, 2002 two JDL leaders, chairman Irv Rubin, 56, and his associate Earl Krugel, 59, were arrested in California and charged with plotting to blow up a mosque, along with Muslim-American organizations, including MPAC offices, and the office of a congressman.
MPAC called upon the Justice Department to freeze JDL assets as soon as the FBI places the organization on its list of terrorist groups.
According to U.S. Attorney John S. Gordon the militants were arrested after the last component needed to make the bombs—explosive powder—was delivered to Krugel’s home.
In a 1986 study of domestic terrorism, the Department of Energy concluded: "For more than a decade, the Jewish Defense League (JDL) has been one of the most active terrorist groups in the United States.... Since 1968, JDL operations have killed 7 persons and wounded at least 22. Thirty-nine percent of the targets were connected with the Soviet Union; 9 percent were Palestinian; 8 percent were Lebanese; 6 percent, Egyptian; 4 percent, French, Iranian, and Iraqi; 1 percent, Polish and German; and 23 percent were not connected with any states. Sixty-two percent of all JDL actions are directed against property; 30 percent against businesses; 4 percent against academics and academic institutions; and 2 percent against religious targets." (Department of Energy, Terrorism in the United States and the Potential Threat to Nuclear Facilities, R-3351-DOE, January 1986, pp. 11-16)
At least two of the suspects in the 2010 murder of a French Muslim Saeed Bourarach appeared to have ties to the French chapter of the JDL In 2011, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police had launched an investigation against at least nine members of the JDL in regards to an anonymous tip that the JDL was plotting to bomb the Palestine House in Mississauga.
In 2011, the Canadian JDL organized a "support rally" for the English Defence League featuring a live speech, via Skype, by EDL leader Stephen Yaxley-Lennon.
The Canadian JDL has also organized rallies in support of far-right Israeli politician Moshe Feiglin and Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders of the Party for Freedom. They have also announced their support for the Freedom Party of Austria.
On November 13, 2002, Irv Rubin reportedly committed suicide in jail when awaiting trial on charges of conspiracy to bomb private and government property. Indications show that he was deliberately silenced so that JDL ties to AIPAC and other influential organizations and people wouldn't be revealed. He allegedly slit his own throat and jumped from a 20-foot-high railing!
On November 4, 2005, three days after he was transferred to a medium security federal prison Earl Krugel was murdered by another inmate, who struck him in the head with a block of concrete!
The current situation in Palestine is a clear indication of western support for Jewish religious terrorism that promotes racism. The West sometimes boasts about supporting the only Apartheid regime in the world, a strange kind of hypocrisy that goes unchallenged under the umbrella of a biased media.