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Bomb threat forces evacuation of Connecticut JCC camp

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.Dan Verbin, 24/06/2021 16:16
NYC bomb hoax suspect - a former Jewish youth group officer

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.Ben Sales, JTA, 06/01/2021 08:32
Terror returns: 19 JCCs receive bomb threats, Cuomo says

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.Marcy Oster/JTA, 24/02/2020 18:01
Virginia man charged for sending Jews, African Americans fake bomb threats

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.Marcy Oster/JTA, 15/01/2020 21:43
Connecticut synagogue evacuated after receiving 2 bomb threats

Connecticut synagogue evacuated after receiving 2 bomb threats

Police investigate after Reform synagogue receives bomb threats.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 26/10/2019 18:56
NJ man threatened to blow up Trump Tower, Israeli consulate

NJ man threatened to blow up Trump Tower, Israeli consulate

New Jersey man arrested for bomb threats, providing material support to Hamas in Gaza.Gary Willig, 22/05/2019 22:34
San Francisco Jewish center evacuated in nationwide bomb scare

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.Arutz Sheva Staff and JTA, 14/12/2018 05:37
Suspect in US bomb packages charged with five federal crimes

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.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 26/10/2018 23:40
Planes in South America forced to land over bomb threats

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.Ben Ariel, 17/08/2018 01:38
Hacker behind US bomb threats convicted

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/06/2018 11:14
JCC bomb threat suspect threatens Israeli schools from prison

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.JTA, 30/04/2018 19:28
Ex-journalist gets 5 years over JCC bomb threats

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/12/2017 23:16
Teva employees threaten to blow up factory

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.'David Rosenberg, 18/12/2017 11:40
House passes bill to protect religious institutions

House passes bill to protect religious institutions

Bill to protect religious institutions sparked by bomb threats against JCCs.JTA , 12/12/2017 18:50
FBI ID's Missouri man who threatened Jewish 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.JTA, 03/12/2017 22:38
Teen who threatened JCCs sold his bomb threat services

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.JTA, 08/08/2017 22:07
3 LA synagogue locations closed over bomb threats

3 LA synagogue locations closed over bomb threats

Synagogues forced to close over bomb threats Saturday, preventing holding of Shabbat services.JTA, 11/06/2017 16:22
Man behind 8 bomb threats against JCCs to plead guilty

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.JTA, 07/06/2017 17:27
Teen suspect in bomb threats has made 5 suicide attempts

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.JTA, 18/05/2017 15:22
FBI chief cites JCC investigation as organization's success.

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.JTA, 03/05/2017 21:02
Suspect in JCC bomb threats attempted to blackmail GOP official

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.David Rosenberg, 24/04/2017 13:51
Report: Israel refuses to extradite JCC bomb suspect to US

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.JTA, 23/04/2017 20:57
US charges Israeli teen suspected of threatening JCCs with bombs

US charges Israeli teen suspected of threatening JCCs with bombs

US charges teen with cyberstalking, threatening calls; Israeli authorities extend arrest until Monday.AFP, 22/04/2017 20:36
Israel extends arrest of teenager suspected in JCC bomb threats

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.AFP, 20/04/2017 14:07
Bomb threat suspect pleads not guilty to cyberstalking

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.JTA, 11/04/2017 22:33
Florida to increase security at Jewish schools

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.JTA, 06/04/2017 16:27
Father of bomb threat suspect apologizes to US Jewry

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.Gary Willig, 03/04/2017 21:11
'Bomb threat suspect didn't know what he was doing'

'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.JTA, 02/04/2017 19:26
Jewish leaders discuss bomb threats with Sessions

Jewish leaders discuss bomb threats with Sessions

Representatives of JCC Association of North America discuss recent bomb threats with Attorney General.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/03/2017 03:12
No bail for St. Louis man accused of bomb threats against JCCs

No bail for St. Louis man accused of bomb threats against JCCs

Leftist journalist accused of carrying out at least 8 bomb threats against Jewish institutions does not request bail.JTA, 30/03/2017 17:00
What if the US had a French president?

What if the US had a French president?

How would a French president react to the recent spate of anti-Semitic incidents in the US?Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 28/03/2017 06:49
Bomb threat at Texas JCC

Bomb threat at Texas JCC

Dallas JCC evacuated due to bomb threat received after US-Israeli suspect in mass bomb threats arrested.JTA, 26/03/2017 18:56
'The embassy will be moved to Jerusalem - quietly'

'The embassy will be moved to Jerusalem - quietly'

Chairman of Republicans Overseas Israel says President Trump will keep campaign promise to relocate US Embassy, but without fanfare.Shimon Cohen, 26/03/2017 18:28
How bomb threat suspect evaded capture for so long

How bomb threat suspect evaded capture for so long

Suspect in bomb threats against Jewish institutions used Bitcoin and advanced technologies to hide his identity until he got careless.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/03/2017 12:00
Jewish bomb threat suspect undermines narrative on anti-Semitism

Jewish bomb threat suspect undermines narrative on anti-Semitism

The arrest of an Israeli for JCC bomb threats shows the need to be cautious when analyzing hateful acts. Opinion.Ben Sales, 24/03/2017 08:16
Evacuation at York University over anti-Semitic bomb threat

Evacuation at York University over anti-Semitic bomb threat

Series of anti-Semitic incidents takes place at York University Glendon campus, forcing evacuation of campus.Gary Willig, 23/03/2017 21:49
Suspect in bomb threats may have been paid to harass JCCs

Suspect in bomb threats may have been paid to harass JCCs

Investigators reportedly find evidence US-Israeli teen arrested for hundreds of bomb threats against JCCs may have been paid to do so.David Rosenberg, 23/03/2017 21:46
JCC Association grateful for arrest of bomb threats suspect

JCC Association grateful for arrest of bomb threats suspect

JCC Association expresses gratitude to FBI and Israeli police for arrest of man responsible for over 120 bomb threats this year.Gary Willig, 23/03/2017 18:56
Suspect in JCC bomb threats also harassed Israeli institutions

Suspect in JCC bomb threats also harassed Israeli institutions

Israeli teen arrested over JCC bomb threats wanted for years by Israeli police, allegedly assaulted female officer during arrest.David Rosenberg, 23/03/2017 18:34
Sessions: Arrest ends probe ‘spanning multiple continents’

Sessions: Arrest ends probe ‘spanning multiple continents’

US Attorney General says arrest of Israeli-American teen ends investigation 'spanning multiple continents' into hundreds of bomb threats.JTA, 23/03/2017 18:26
$1 million in security grants available for NJ institutions

$1 million in security grants available for NJ institutions

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie offers institutions, including Jewish institutions, offer for security funding in wake of bomb threats.JTA, 22/03/2017 21:42
Church puts up banners in support of JCCs

Church puts up banners in support of JCCs

Connecticut church shows support for threatened local Jewish institutions.JTA, 22/03/2017 14:34
Evangelical groups pledge $100,000 to secure Birmingham JCC

Evangelical groups pledge $100,000 to secure Birmingham JCC

After repeated bomb threats, several Evangelical ministries in Alabama said they plan to help cover additional security at the local JCC.JTA, 17/03/2017 07:23
3 more JCCs hit with bomb threats

3 more JCCs hit with bomb threats

Wave of bomb threats against US Jewish institutions continues.JTA, 15/03/2017 21:42
Bail denied for journalist who made bomb threats against JCCs

Bail denied for journalist who made bomb threats against JCCs

Judge orders man accused of making 8 bomb threats to US Jewish institutions to remain in prison until his trial.JTA, 14/03/2017 20:00
Fresh wave of bomb threats target Jewish centers during Purim

Fresh wave of bomb threats target Jewish centers during Purim

Jewish community centers across US, Canada evacuated during Purim holiday amid fresh spate of bomb threats.David Rosenberg, 13/03/2017 09:06
ADL to combat cyber hate

ADL to combat cyber hate

Jewish watchdog ADL announces plans for Silicon Valley center to combat hate onlineJTA, 13/03/2017 07:38
NYPD: One man behind bomb threats

NYPD: One man behind bomb threats

Deputy NYPD Commissioner says investigators believe one man is behind bomb threats against Jewish institutions.Elad Benari, 10/03/2017 03:13
Brooklyn Jewish children's museum evacuated after bomb threat

Brooklyn Jewish children's museum evacuated after bomb threat

Crown Heights children museum latest Jewish institution in US to receive bomb threatsGary Willig, 09/03/2017 18:21
JCC executives 'frustrated' with bomb threats probe

JCC executives 'frustrated' with bomb threats probe

Executives from JCCs write Attorney General Sessions, express frustration with efforts to combat rash of bomb threats.Ben Ariel, 09/03/2017 03:14
Four more bomb threats emailed to JCCs

Four more bomb threats emailed to JCCs

4 JCCs targeted by bomb threats 1 day after 16 Jewish institutions evacuated due to bomb threats.JTA, 08/03/2017 17:33
Multiple JCCs, Jewish schools, hit in sixth wave of bomb threats

Multiple JCCs, Jewish schools, hit in sixth wave of bomb threats

Bomb threats continue after man arrested for using threats to frame ex-girlfriend.JTA, 07/03/2017 18:18
FCC grants waiver allowing JCCs to receive caller information

FCC grants waiver allowing JCCs to receive caller information

Sen. Schumer asks FCC to grant temporary waiver to aid in identification of perpetrators of bomb threats.JTA, 05/03/2017 19:43
Springfield, Massachusetts JCC evacuated after bomb threats

Springfield, Massachusetts JCC evacuated after bomb threats

New bomb threat against JCC, after arrest of man suspected in past wave of threats.JTA, 05/03/2017 18:22
'Bomb threat' suspect aims to fight 'socio-economic terrorism'

'Bomb threat' suspect aims to fight 'socio-economic terrorism'

ADL praises FBI and US attorney's office for arrest of St. Louis man in threat to New York office and several other Jewish institutions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/03/2017 09:23
Arrest made in JCC bomb threats

Arrest made in JCC bomb threats

FBI makes at least one arrest in New York in connection with bomb threats against Jewish institutions.Elad Benari, Canada, 03/03/2017 20:10
Bomb threat caller: 'Exterminate the Jews'

Bomb threat caller: 'Exterminate the Jews'

No less than 100 calls received recently in various centers across US, warning of intention to attackMordechai Sones, 02/03/2017 20:20