Most of the Jewish Community Centers that received threats had received them before, including the one in Vancouver, where the JCC was threatened last week.
During the day expect to see LOTS of costumes and happy faces in Jerusalem, especially around Safra Square, the biggest Purim street fair in the country.
Residents at the center worked together with volunteers for two days to prepare the mishloach manot gift baskets, thanks to a budget secured by the mayor.
The text of the message, sent by cell phone notification, claimed that three pipe bombs were "scattered throughout the museum."
"We insist that all relevant federal agencies, including your own, apply all the resources available to bring the perpetrator or perpetrators... to justice."
"We are concerned that the number of incidents is accelerating and failure to address and deter these threats will place innocent people at risk"
"Despite our long-standing practice of coming to the defense of threatened Jewish communities, when it comes to the United States, we are silent."
A sixth wave of bomb threats has struck American Jewish institutions across the United States -- but some centers chose not to evacuate this time.
"The uniqueness of this cohort’s multi-cultural identity makes their art special and relevant to their peers," said Ilia Salita of Genesis Group.
The Dutch national security agency said the Rotterdam mayor had not, as he claimed, been in touch about the Hamas conference.
Anti-Semitic attacks are "disgusting, reprehensible, it violates every tenet of the New York State tradition," said Cuomo.
The suspect faces a judge in St. Louis, then goes to NYC where he could face five years in prison if found guilty.
"The goal of attacks and acts like this is to instill fear and I will not give in to that fear," the rabbi emphasized in his Facebook post.
DHS is offering its expertise to Jewish communities on protective measures, threat reporting and security awareness.
"I call on the government to urgently prepare... a national emergency plan for possible waves of immigration of our Jewish brothers to Israel."
Eli’s recordings of Jewish music opened a path for other observant Jewish musicians and vocalists, and created an entirely new genre.
"Some of the slurs that were painted may upgrade the charges to some form of a hate crime, but that's further down the road," police said.
Israeli officials called the desecration "shocking" but said, "We have full confidence in U.S. authorities to catch and punish the culprits."
This is not the first time New Square has been targeted by anti-Semitic vandals. There's been no arrest in the prior attack.
Israel’s Netanyahu: We Must Battle Those Seeking to Demonize Our People, Resurgent Anti-Semitism [video]
"See this miracle. See the Land of Israel. See the people of Israel. The State of Israel lives. The people of Israel thrive. Am Yisrael Chai.”
JCCANA: "We will not be cowed by threats intended to disrupt people’s lives..."
In several incidents in January there were a total of 60 bomb threats called into 48 JCCs in 26 states -- all hoaxes.
PM Netanyahu: "I want a reciprocal visit this year. This is year in Jerusalem, I look forward to meeting you there."
Perry Avram March, the son of a Romanian Jewish immigrant who, back in 2006, was convicted of murdering his wife, Janet Levine March, has...
"I have been here for six years and haven’t seen anything like it," a local worker said.