News and updates about JCC

Woman shot dead in Miami-Dade JCC

Incident is not related to antisemitism and was the result of a "domestic situation".

Woman shot dead in Miami-Dade JCC

JCC Manhattan aiming to help people 'reclaim pre-COVID life'

'Each of these spikes makes it harder for people to reclaim pre-COVID life,' JCC Manhattan's new director says.

JCC Manhattan aiming to help people 'reclaim pre-COVID life'

Detroit JCC closes a major facility, citing membership decline and COVID hardship

Suburban Detroit Jewish Community Center shutters major facility, citing decline in membership and the effects of coronavirus pandemic.

Detroit JCC downsizes, citing COVID and membership decline

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

Albany JCC evacuated after receiving emailed bomb threat

Police evacuate Jewish Community Center in Albany after it receives a bomb threat, but do not find any suspicious devices.

Albany JCC evacuated after receiving bomb threat

Jewish community 'not safe' from Ohio man who threatened JCC

Judge rules man who threatened Youngstown Jewish Community Center online should remain in prison.

Jewish community 'not safe' from Ohio man who threatened JCC

Man arrested for threatening Ohio JCC pleads not guilty

20-year-old arrested for making threats towards Jewish community center in Ohio appears in court, pleads not guilty.

Man arrested for threatening Ohio JCC pleads not guilty

Ohio man arrested for online threat against Youngstown JCC

Search reveals assault weapons, ammunition, and anti-Semitic propaganda in suspect's home.

Ohio man arrested for online threat against Youngstown JCC

Wisconsin man sentenced to prison for threatening JCC

33-year-old Wisconsin man sent to three years in prison for writing threatening letters to Jewish Community Center in Whitefish Bay.

Wisconsin man sentenced to prison for threatening JCC

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

World’s northernmost JCC opens in Russian Arctic city

Russian city of Arkhangelsk, where sun currently shines 21 hours a day, opens synagogue at cost of $3 million.

World’s northernmost JCC opens in Russian Arctic city

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

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

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

AJC calls on Israel to deport JCC bomb suspect to US

The American Jewish Congress calls on Israel to extradite teenager suspected of threatening JCCs around the world for trial in US.

AJC calls on Israel to deport 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.

Report: Israel refuses to extradite JCC bomb suspect to US

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

Anti-Jewish graffiti at DC Jewish center on first day of Pesach

JCC, church in DC area hit with swastikas, anti-Semitic graffiti on first day of Jewish festival of freedom.

Anti-Jewish graffiti at DC Jewish center on first day of Pesach

'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'

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.

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

What if the US had a French president?

What if the US had a French president?

'Trump was right on anti-Semitic threats'

White House says Trump was right not to jump to conclusions about anti-Semitic threats to JCCs.

'Trump was right on anti-Semitic threats'

Bomb threat at Texas JCC

Dallas JCC evacuated due to bomb threat received after US-Israeli suspect in mass bomb threats arrested.

Bomb threat at Texas JCC

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.

Jewish bomb threat suspect undermines narrative on anti-Semitism

Church puts up banners in support of JCCs

Connecticut church shows support for threatened local Jewish institutions.

Church puts up banners in support of JCCs

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.

Evangelical groups pledge $100,000 to secure Birmingham JCC

JCC executives 'frustrated' with bomb threats probe

Executives from JCCs write Attorney General Sessions, express frustration with efforts to combat rash of bomb threats.

JCC executives 'frustrated' with bomb threats probe

Two Jewish centers in Canada receive threats

Jewish centers in Toronto and London receive bomb threats.

Two Jewish centers in Canada receive 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.

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

Rochester JCC evacuated after bomb threat

Bomb threat against JCC in Rochester, NY 1 week after headstones toppled in city.

Rochester JCC evacuated after bomb threat

Arrest made in JCC bomb threats

FBI makes at least one arrest in New York in connection with bomb threats against Jewish institutions.

Arrest made in JCC bomb threats

Schumer urges FCC to assist in JCC threats probe

Senator Charles Schumer urges FCC to provide Jewish institutions with caller information to help solve bomb threats.

Schumer urges FCC to assist in JCC threats probe

Nashville JCC makes plan to deal with bomb threats

JCCs threatened three times start stockpiling blankets, formula, and diapers.

Nashville JCC makes plan to deal with bomb threats

Trump: JCC threats could be attempt 'to make others look bad'

Attorneys general who met Trump claim he suggested spate of bomb threats against JCCs may have been manufactured for political reasons.

Trump: JCC threats could be attempt 'to make others look bad'

Sessions: Bomb threats against Jews 'very serious'

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions condemns recent bomb threats against Jewish groups.

Sessions: Bomb threats against Jews 'very serious'

Delaware JCC forced to evacuate three times in two months

Ten JCCs evacuated in 5th mass bomb threat in two months. Several JCCs evacuated multiple times.

Delaware JCC forced to evacuate three times in two months

Bomb threat forces evacuation of New Orleans JCC

Bomb threat forces evacuation of the New Orleans Jewish Community Center.

Bomb threat forces evacuation of New Orleans JCC

Congress urges feds to probe JCC bomb threats with ‘urgency’

More than 150 members of Congress sign a letter urging federal officials to investigate wave of bomb threats on JCCs around the US.

Congress urges feds to probe JCC bomb threats with ‘urgency’