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The hateful graffiti was smeared on the JCC's exterior near the end of the traditional Passover seder in many local Jewish homes.
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.
"We are concerned that the number of incidents is accelerating and failure to address and deter these threats will place innocent people at risk"
A sixth wave of bomb threats has struck American Jewish institutions across the United States -- but some centers chose not to evacuate this time.
"I call on the government to urgently prepare... a national emergency plan for possible waves of immigration of our Jewish brothers to Israel."
The letter was sent to Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, and FBI Director James Comey.
In several incidents in January there were a total of 60 bomb threats called into 48 JCCs in 26 states -- all hoaxes.
Another rash of bomb threats made against Jewish community centers in American states on the East Coast. No injuries reported, no bombs found.
The JCC had been on high alert since Monday, when a series of bomb threats where phoned to JCC's around America.
So far the FBI has not mentioned suspects, motive, or a theory as to why the callers targeted Jewish centers in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and South.
Jewish community centers in American East Coast cities and Jewish schools in London, England were evacuated due to called-in warnings of explosives in the buildings.
The FBI has charged that Khan wanted to inspire an Islamist insurgency in the US to carry out attacks similar to the ones in Paris and Brussels.
“We work very hard to make sure we instill the right values, so it is disturbing.”
The attacker apparently targeted various Jewish centers.
A Washington Jewish theater funded in part by the local Jewish federation scaled back its plans to produce a controversial play concerning how Israeli...
Why does it seem like so many New York Jewish institutions are staffed with people who want to harm Israel?
Round two in a no-holds barred debate on whether Jews should vote for Obama or Romney for US president took place Wednesday night at the Palm Beach South Jewish Community Center in Boynton Beach, Florida. The joint was jumping: hundreds of people were turned away for lack of space, audience members were shouting, speakers were heckled and interrupted and ugliness prevailed. But unless you were able to squeeze into the room, you'll have to take the word of those who were there. Why and when were cameras barred from the room? According to the panelists, the JCC management knew there were going to be cameras.
Ankie Spitzer to lead worldwide minute of silence for ‘Munich 11’.
Imagine being in the unenviable position of choosing between filling up your car or putting food on your family’s Passover table. For many in the Five Towns – including senior citizens faced with the decision to buy medicine or food – that is a sad and grim reality.
During the day, Shea Rubenstein works in real estate development. In the evenings he helps run the Jewish Community Council of Marine Park, an organization he helped establish, to meet the needs of the local community, as its executive vice president.
Across the Atlantic, Scotland's only kosher restaurant, L'Chaim, is getting high praise for its latkes and chopped liver. Conversation over this past week was about...
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