Bomb Threats Target Jewish community Centers Across the U.S.
A JCC in Florida was the scene of a bomb threat earlier, polic found no explosives in the building and cleared the scheme as a hoax. Later, a community Chabad center in Orlando also received a threatening call, marking the first of many antisemitic bomb threats across the U.S.
In total, 54 JCCs in 27 states and one Canadian province received nearly 60 bomb threats during January, according to the JCCA, an association of JCCs. Most were made in rapid succession on three days; January 9, 18 and 31. Several reported receiving multiple threats.
Ivanka Trump, President Donald Trump’s daughter, whose husband, Jared Kushner is Jewish and a senior adviser to ethe President tweeted: “America is a nation built on the principle of religious tolerance. We must protect our houses of worship & religious centers.”
Jewish Community Centers Targeted With Bomb Threats Across The East Coast
In the continuing wave of oncoming threats to Jewish Community Centers across the States, CBS reports.
Source: CBS News
By: Michael Schwartz