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Krakow: Israel-Poland flight evacuated following bomb threat

Passengers evacuated, searched, and still waiting for their luggage after flight from Ben Gurion Airport to Krakow evacuated.

Israel-Poland flight evacuated following bomb threat

Second Baltimore JCC receives bomb threat

Second Baltimore Jewish community center receives bomb threat only days after previous bomb threat at a different area JCC.

Second Baltimore JCC receives bomb threat

Baltimore and St Louis JCCs hit with bomb threats

JCCs in suburban Baltimore, Maryland and St. Louis, Missouri evacuated over the weekend after receiving antisemitic bomb threats.

Baltimore and St Louis JCCs hit with bomb threats

Bomb threat leads to evacuation of Albany, NY Jewish community center

Albany JCC has been the victim of at least five bomb threat hoaxes since 2017.

Bomb threat leads to evacuation of Albany, NY JCC

Detroit area synagogue receives hoax bomb threat

Adat Shalom Synagogue in Farmington Hills speaks out after experiencing “cruel hoax designed to terrorize our communities."

Detroit area synagogue receives hoax bomb threat

Maine teen arrested for plotting to bomb Chicago synagogues

18-year old accused of planning to use homemade explosives containing sharp metal objects to bomb synagogues and mosques in Chicago.

Maine teen arrested for plotting to bomb Chicago synagogues

US Second Gentleman evacuated from school event following bomb threat

Doug Emhoff, husband of Vice President Kamala Harris, whisked out of event at a Washington high school following a bomb threat.

Second Gentleman evacuated from event following bomb threat

Two bomb threats cause evacuation of Tucson JCC

Arizona Jewish community center evacuated on Sunday after receiving two bomb threats.

Two bomb threats cause evacuation of Tucson JCC

Man threatens to bomb kosher bagel store in Queens

Man claiming to be a Palestinian Arab enters kosher eatery and threatens to bomb it "in the name of Palestinians".

Man threatens to bomb kosher bagel store in Queensplayer

Albany Jewish center evacuated following bomb threat hoax

Albany Jewish Community Center was also targeted with bomb threat hoaxes in 2017 and 2020.

Albany Jewish center evacuated following bomb threat hoax

Man who threatened to bomb Capitol charged, detained without bail

Man who announced he had a bomb in his truck charged with threatening to use a weapon of mass destruction and attempted use of explosive.

Man who threatened to bomb Capitol charged and detained

Man who threatened to bomb Capitol Hill surrenders

Standoff between police and man who threatened to set off a bomb on Washington's Capitol Hill ends after four hours.

Man who threatened to bomb Capitol Hill surrenders

Bomb threat forces evacuation of Connecticut JCC camp

300 campers evacuated from campus after anonymous caller makes anti-Semitic threats and makes bogus claim that a bomb is in the building.

Bomb threat forces evacuation of Connecticut JCC camp

NYC bomb hoax suspect - a former Jewish youth group officer

22-year-old Jewish youth group officer turned far-right activist suspected in bomb hoax at New York City mall.

NYC bomb hoax suspect - a former Jewish youth group officer

Terror returns: 19 JCCs receive bomb threats, Cuomo says

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says 19 Jewish Community Centers across the US have received email bomb threats recently.

Terror returns: 19 JCCs receive bomb threats, Cuomo says

Virginia man charged for sending Jews, African Americans fake bomb threats

19-year-old member of White Supremacist group indicted for attempting to cause panic among Jewish, African American institutions.

Virginia man charged for sending Jews, blacks fake bomb threats

Connecticut synagogue evacuated after receiving 2 bomb threats

Police investigate after Reform synagogue receives bomb threats.

Connecticut synagogue evacuated after receiving 2 bomb threats

NJ man threatened to blow up Trump Tower, Israeli consulate

New Jersey man arrested for bomb threats, providing material support to Hamas in Gaza.

NJ man threatened to blow up Trump Tower, Israeli consulate

San Francisco Jewish center evacuated in nationwide bomb scare

US and Canada hit by wave of bomb threats which are believed to be a giant hoax.

San Francisco Jewish center evacuated in nationwide bomb scare

Suspect in US bomb packages charged with five federal crimes

Cesar Sayoc Jr. faces up to 58 years in prison over packages with bombs mailed to prominent Democrats.

Suspect in US bomb packages charged with five federal crimesplayer

Planes in South America forced to land over bomb threats

Four passenger planes make emergency landings in Chile, Peru and Argentina over bomb threats. No injuries reported.

Planes in South America forced to land over bomb threats

Hacker behind US bomb threats convicted

Youth from Ashkelon threatened long list of US institutions, including many Jewish ones. Sentence to be given at later date.

Hacker behind US bomb threats convicted

JCC bomb threat suspect threatens Israeli schools from prison

Man behind hundreds of bomb threats to Jewish institutions around the world accused of threatening 100 schools in Tel Aviv, Kfar Saba.

JCC bomb threat suspect threatens Israeli schools from prison

Ex-journalist gets 5 years over JCC bomb threats

Juan Thomson sentenced to 5 years in prison after he pleads guilty to threatening dozens of Jewish institutions and cyber stalking.

Ex-journalist gets 5 years over JCC bomb threats

Teva employees threaten to blow up factory

'Our factory is a ticking time bomb' say employees of pharmaceutical giant Teva. 'We have access to explosives and poison - so be prepared.'

Teva employees threaten to blow up factory

House passes bill to protect religious institutions

Bill to protect religious institutions sparked by bomb threats against JCCs.

House passes bill to protect religious institutions

FBI ID's Missouri man who threatened Jewish institutions

25-year-old man identified as suspect behind series of bomb threats against synagogue, Jewish community centers in Kansas City.

FBI ID's Missouri man who threatened Jewish institutions

Teen who threatened JCCs sold his bomb threat services

Teen behind hundreds of bomb threats to Jewish institutions sold bomb threats on deep web, FBI alleges.

Teen who threatened JCCs sold his bomb threat services

3 LA synagogue locations closed over bomb threats

Synagogues forced to close over bomb threats Saturday, preventing holding of Shabbat services.

3 LA synagogue locations closed over bomb threats

Man behind 8 bomb threats against JCCs to plead guilty

St. Louis man who attempted to frame ex-girlfriend for bomb threats changes plea on cyberstalking charge to guilty.

Man behind 8 bomb threats against JCCs to plead guilty

Teen suspect in bomb threats has made 5 suicide attempts

Attorney for Israeli-American teenager accused of making threats against Jewish targets in the US says client has made 5 suicide attempts.

Teen suspect in bomb threats has made 5 suicide attempts

FBI chief cites JCC investigation as organization's success.

James Comey, under fire for handling of Clinton email scandal, says FBI remains 'vital' to national security.

FBI chief cites JCC investigation as organization's success.

Suspect in JCC bomb threats attempted to blackmail GOP official

Indictment filed in Israel against teen suspected of making bomb threats claims he also tried to blackmail GOP state senator from Delaware.

Suspect in JCC bomb threats attempted to blackmail GOP official

Report: Israel refuses to extradite JCC bomb suspect to US

Israel reportedly refuses US request to extradite 18 year old suspect in wave of bomb threats against Jewish institutions.

Report: Israel refuses to extradite JCC bomb suspect to US

US charges Israeli teen suspected of threatening JCCs with bombs

US charges teen with cyberstalking, threatening calls; Israeli authorities extend arrest until Monday.

US charges Israeli teen suspected of threatening JCCs with bombs

Israel extends arrest of teenager suspected in JCC bomb threats

Israeli court extends arrest of an Israeli-American teenager accused of making dozens of anti-Semitic bomb threats in the US and elsewhere.

Israel extends arrest of teenager suspected in JCC bomb threats

Bomb threat suspect pleads not guilty to cyberstalking

St. Louis man accused of 8 bomb threats in plot against ex pleads not guilty to cyberstalking.

Bomb threat suspect pleads not guilty to cyberstalking

Florida to increase security at Jewish schools

Both houses of Florida legislature vote to increase security funding for Jewish schools following waves of bomb threats.

Florida to increase security at Jewish schools

Father of bomb threat suspect apologizes to US Jewry

Father of suspect in bomb threats says family has no hatred for Jews, son acted out of illness, not malice.

Father of bomb threat suspect apologizes to US Jewry

'Bomb threat suspect didn't know what he was doing'

Mother of teenage suspect in waves of bomb threats against US Jewish institutions says son suffers from autism, brain tumor.

'Bomb threat suspect didn't know what he was doing'