Jewish Defense League

The Jewish Defense League (JDL) is a Jewish organization started in the US in 1968. Its stated goal is to "protect Jews from antisemitism by whatever means necessary".[1] The JDL was suspected of plotting to bomb the King Fahd Mosque in Culver City, California.[2] The FBI called the JDL a "right-wing terrorist group".[3]


  1. Anti-Defamation League on JDL
  2. "JDL Chairman, Follower Accused of Plotting to Bomb Mosque, Congressman". Associated Press via FOX News. 2001-12-13. Retrieved 2006-04-23.
  3. FBI Report Terrorism 2000/2001